EARN YOUR
CAPTAINíS LICENSE ONLINE

As an unrivaled alternative to traditional testing methods, our Coast Guard approved courses are designed to give you the knowledge and know-how to earn your Captainís License conveniently from anywhere you have access to the Internet!

VETERANíS TRAINING
POST 911 OR MONTGOMERY GI BILL

Our programs are approved for Military members who qualify for either the Montgomery or Post 911 GI Bill. These Veterans educational benefits are designed to help service members and eligible veterans cover the costs associated with education or training.

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& ON DEMAND

Access the premier Captainís License learning system on your time and on any device. Whether you are in front of your desktop computer or on-the-go, the interactive classroom, training videos and audio lectures of Mariners Learning Systemô deliver a true Anytime, Anywhere Learning Solution!

24/7 ACCESS TO
ONLINE INSTRUCTORS

Donít go it alone. Tap in to the support of our experts with 24/7 access to Mariners Learning Systemô online instructors. Each course comes with access to the advanced knowledge and real-life experience of seasoned professionals who will guide you on your path to success!

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KNOWLEDGE & KNOWHOW

Simplify your learning experience and transform your life with the innovation and ingenuity of Mariners Learning System™. Each of our online courses will unlock the door to opportunity, kick-start your adventure and take your boating experience to the next level!

PRACTICAL SAILOR
BEST CHOICE AWARD!

"Mariners Learning Systemís multimedia approach clearly addresses many learning styles. The support materials, with their integrated quizzes, are very versatile. The professionally produced videos do a good job of mimicking classroom experience. Theyíve clearly made a significant investment in a sophisticated online learning platform"
- Darrell Nicholson: Editor, Practical Sailor

INTRODUCING
CAPTAIN IN A BOX™

Take advantage of this cutting-edge, all-inclusive education system from Mariners Learning System™ that combines powerful online courses with study guides and a Deluxe Navigatorís Tool Set for a one-of-a-kind learning experience that is available on-demand, anywhere!

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MLS MERCHANDISE

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CAPTAIN IN A BOXô - FEATURED COURSES

OUPV/Six-pack License


The OUPV/Six-pack Captain's License is required for those wishing to offer fishing and sailing charters, drive a dive boat, or run sightseeing tours, etc. This license is commonly referred to as a "Six-pack" because it allows the holder to take up to six paying passengers and crew on the water.

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OUPV Upgrade to Master License


The OUPV Upgrade to Master Captain's License course provides an opportunity for the holder of an OUPV/Six-Pack Captain's License to raise their grade to a Master-level license. The 25/50/100 Ton Master Captain's License allows the holder to operate inspected vessels as well as uninspected vessels.

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25/50/100 Ton Master License


The 25/50/100 Ton Master License allows you to perform the duties of an OUPV/Charter Boat Captain and also operate Inspected Passenger Vessels that are approved to carry 7 or more passengers. In order to carry seven or more passengers "under sail" a Sailing Endorsement is also required.

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Deck License Renewal


The Deck License Renewal course provides mariners an opportunity to renew their U.S. Coast Guard License. Certificates that the Coast Guard will accept in lieu of actual time on the water will be awarded upon completion.

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Towing Endorsement


The Towing Endorsement is required if you will be engaged in towing a disabled vessel for payment. Any USCG license of 200 gross tons or less, including an OUPV/Six-pack License, may be endorsed for assistance towing.

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Sailing Endorsement


The Sailing Endorsement is required if you want to operate an Inspected Sailing Vessel. This endorsement allows the licensed Master to carry 7 or more passengers while under sail on an inspected vessel.

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