Course Length: 24 hours
Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) is a 3-day USCG approved course that provides students with the working knowledge of watchingkeping, piloting and general navigation, meteorology and oceanography, marlinspikes seamanship, vessel maneuvering and handling, ship construction, stability and load lines, ice operations and navigation, cargo handling and stowage, ship’s business and marine radio communication.
Students who successfully complete the Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) course and presents their Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements for upgrade of a merchant mariner endorsement from Master not more than 100 gross registered tons (or self-propelled vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters to Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 200 gross tons Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters. The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement(s) and may not be used for future application transactions.
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