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Boat Safe Chicago™ Course

The Captain's Course™

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Next Captain's License Class: February 2015


The Captain's CourseTM is a 70 hour specialized course of instruction to prepare a candidate for a position as the officer in charge of a navigational watch. Classes focus on the subjects required to take and pass the U.S. Coast Guard examinations leading to the issuance of the Merchant Mariner's Credential (Captain's License)

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Learn from active professional mariners


You'll be presented with the concepts and information necessary to pass your Coast Guard exams.  Your instructors will use a combination of lecture, video,  and practical demonstration to prepare you to serve as a Licensed Maritime Officer



Course provides instruction in:

Basic Safety and Seamanship,   Rules of the Road,   Chart Navigation and Piloting,   Nautical Publications

Rules and Regulations, and  Assistance preparing & submitting your USCG application package.


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USCG Captain's License; Earn yours now in Chicago
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