Certificate Programs for the Recreational Boater
Study Anytime, Anywhere with Flexible Programs for Recreational Boat Novices and Masters!
Start The Right Recreational Boating Course For You!
From beginners to more experienced skippers, our online recreational boating courses are designed to help you feel more confident on the water.
MLS Able Crew
Our MLS Able Crew course is for beginners and those who want to become active crew members—not just passengers.
MLS Recreational Skipper
The MLS Recreational Skipper course is a thorough introduction to boating for inexperienced skippers to navigate waters safely.
MLS Master Mariner
The MLS Master Mariner course provides advanced training for experienced skippers and builds on skills learned in the prior program.
Why Improve Your Boating Knowledge With MLS
Safety is #1 when it comes to the open water. Knowing the basics and improving your nautical skills is the best way to ensure your fun time out on the water stays that way.
Leisure & Safety
Become a more dependable crew member when taking your family members and friends on the water.
Power & Sail Boating
All course materials are available online and through our app. Learn on your phone, tablet, or computer anytime, anywhere.
Support from a highly experienced USCG Licensed Master Captain is always available.
Specialty Programs for Recreational Boating
How Do MLS Courses Prepare You For Recreational Boating?
Present-day eLearning is the best way to study for your recreational boating qualifications. All of our lessons are narrated and available online for you to study and review anywhere for up to 12 months. Our programs educate you on the go, just watch, listen, and learn.
The Definitive Guide To Becoming A Licensed Captain
It's all in this eGuide!
Learn how to get your Captain's License, determine which license is right for you, and understand the USCG license requirements.