Improve Your Boating Experience and Know-How
is now powered by Mariners Learning System, an award-winning, Coast Guard Approved curriculum that makes earning your USCG Captain's License easy.
Find a Program
Choose the Captain's License course that’s right for you. Improve your boating knowledge, know-how, and safety.
All course materials and final exams are available online. Download materials onto your devices and learn on the go at your pace.
Mariners Learning System makes it easy to earn your Captain's License and has a 98.7% pass rate.
Find Your Captain's Licensing Program
Every course comes with digital study materials, and students have the option to upgrade to the Deluxe Edition to receive hardcopy study guides and the Navigator’s Tool Set.
OUPV/Six-pack Captain’s License - Online Course and Exam
Want to expand your boating skills to drive a boat, offer fishing, sailing charters, or do sightseeing tours? This is the course for you to enhance your skills.
25/50 or 100-Ton Master Captain’s License - Online Course and Exam
The USCG Masters License is the highest level that you can achieve! This license lets you operate both inspected and uninspected vessels.
Get Your Endorsements For Towing Or Sailing
With an OUPV/Six-Pack or Master Captain's License, you can be endorsed for commercially assisting other vessels or to carry seven or more passengers on a sailing vessel.
Why Boaters Enroll in Coast Guard Approved Classes
Earning your USCG Captain's License can provide you with an overall safer boating experience and provide you with many new opportunities!
Safety & Experience
Enhance your boating skills and experience to take friends and family on boating adventures with confidence.
Power & Sail Boating
Learn the ins and outs of using a specific vessel so you can feel comfortable operating your own power or sailboat.
Learn and improve your boating skills to become a reliable crew member for any commercial vessel.
Online Captain’s Licensing Exams
We choose to partner with Mariner Learning System because they make it easy to earn your Captain's License. No in-person testing with the Coast Guard is required! Just choose the course that interests you, and take the exam to earn your license online on your own time.
See What Our Students Are Saying
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