This Woodland Hills, CA online Captain License course applies to any individual wishing to operate an uninspected vessel of less than 100 gross tons and carrying six or less passengers plus crew , either sail or power.
This license is also known as:
Operator of Uninspected passenger Vessel (OUPV)
Six Pack License
Charter boat Captain's License
This Woodland Hills, CA area Online OUPV-Six Pack License Course is for Captains of Uninspected Vessels less than 100 gross tons carrying up to six passengers for hire plus crew. These are boats that normally engage in Charter Boat Fishing, SCUBA Diving, or Tour Cruises. Uninspected simply means that the equipment required and the design of the vessel is less regulated by the United States Coast Guard than inspected vessels. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and in good physical and mental health. Candidates are required to have at least 360 days of documented sea time to satisfy the Sea Service requirement set forth by the USCG.
Depending on Sea Service experience, this course will qualify the student in one of two formats
OUPV Inland License(Including Great Lakes, Inland Lakes and Streams)
Requires the minimum of 360 on water days of experience in the operation of vessels. This on water time may be counted from your 15th birthday. At least 90 of the 360 days must have occurred in the last three years. This license is good on vessels up to 100 gross tons. Captains carrying this license are restricted in the operation of vessels to within the Boundary Lines. The term "Inland Waters" refers to those waters shoreward of the boundary line. This license can be upgraded to an OUPV Near Coastal License once you have gained the 90 days experience outside the Boundary Lines.
OUPV Near Coastal License
This Woodland Hills, CA Online OUPV 6 Pack License Course is good on vessels up to 100 gross tons and out to 100 nautical miles. The OUPV Near Coastal License may also be obtained with a minimum of 360 days of documented Sea Service. A minimum of 90 days of this experience must be obtained on Near Coastal Waters. At least 90 of these days must be within the last three years.
Note: Experience can be counted on your own vessel. A Sea Service form and proof of ownership are required. Experience on other persons' vessels can also be counted however; a Sea Service form filled out and signed by the owner must accompany the application verifying experience claimed and vessel details.
No testing at the USCG Regional Exam Centers is necessary
. We Give The Test!
Upon successful completion of Atlantis Maritime Academy's online OUPV course, the student studies our USCG approved materials and takes our proctored 4- part exam at one of our U.S. Coast Guard approved testing sites. Once the student passes exam, he or she will receive an Atlantis Maritime Academy certificate recognized by the United States Coast Guard.
Simply submit, within one year, the original certificate along with your application package and applicable fees to the USCG Regional Exam Center. Upon their approval of your package, they will send you your original License.
Our Online OUPV 6 Pack License Course contains the Flash Narrated Presentations and Interactive exercises, quizzes, tests, videos, AMA's USCG approved Study Guide and reference materials...
The Course includes the following...
Technically there are no set class times. You can log onto the system whenever it is convenient for you, at any time, day or night, to take a course, or just part of a course. You don't have to be online at a set time of day.
These courses are completely web-based. There is no additional software that you need to buy. The courses are designed for online learning and allow anyone with even basic computer skills to be taking courses in minutes.
Immediately after payment, expect an email with a link to the course log in screen. Input the code provided in the email, follow the prompts and begin taking the course. Just That Simple! Specific instructions will be e-mailed to you after your payment is processed.
- 4 Hour, 4 - part proctored examination at one of our USCG approved Universities or Community College test centers.
- Weems & Plath Primary Navigation Set.
All the basics for charting and navigation functions. This mix of plotting tools is a tremendous value. Features the #176 Ultra-light Dividers, #139 Milled 12" Parallel Rulers for accurate course lines, #105 Nautical Slide Rule for speed and distance calculation, and a navigators pencil
- Official Certificate of Completion recognized by the USCG.
Official Certificate of Completion recognized by the USCG.( Valid For One Year)
- The Complete Course Videoís on DVDís.
Study Guide and reference materials included..
- (3) Three actual NOAA Full-Size Training Charts.
- 24/7 course access.
- Course materials shipped directly to you within 48 Hours.
- No Hidden Cost..! Your Tuition Covers Everything
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Our Online Captain License courses take place wherever your computer is: at home, at work, on the road or your boat! -- anywhere you can connect to the Internet. Also, we provide each student a complete set of Home Study DVD's.
1.0 Navigation General
1.2 Aids to Navigation
1.3 The Marine Magnetic Compass
1.4 Navigator's Tools & Instruments
1.5 Understanding Military Time
1.6 How to Calculate Distance, Speed and Time (DST)
1.7 Plotting/ Basic Coastal Navigation
1.8 Tides & Currents
1.9 Electronic Navigation
2.0 Rules of the Road.
2.1 A: General Introduction to the Rules
2.2 B: Steering and Sailing Rules
2.3 C: Lights and Shapes (Rules 20 -31)
2.4 D: Sound and Light Signals (Rules 32-37)
2.5 International COLREGS vs. Inland Rules
3.0 Deck General and Deck Safety
3.1 Fire Fighting
3.2 Marine Engine Operations
3.3 Marine Radiotelephone
3.4 Lifesaving Equipment
3.5 Environmental Protection Pollution
3.6 Marine Sanitation Devices (MSDs)
3.7 Marlinespike Seamanship (20 min Video)
3.8 Basic Seamanship(20 min Video)
3.9 Characteristics of Weather Systems
Available 24-hrs a day, seven days a week to meet the studentís schedule.
Once exams are completed course, a certificate of completion is issued to the student for presentation to USCG REC ( Valid For One Year).
Once you successfully complete this USCG Online Captain License Course, you take a pencil/paper test at one of our test centers in the Woodland Hills, CA area ( within 50 miles) We have a 98% pass rate! NO FURTHER USCG TESTING REQUIRED!
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.