Why do you need a license?
Licenses are required in order to legally carry passengers
for hire. This includes charters for fishing, sightseeing,
diving, transportation or any use which is considered
a "passenger for hire" situation. Many companies
require licensed skippers as a matter of policy, and
most insurance companies require them for boat deliveries.
In addition, the license may qualify you for discounts
on your boat insurance, and you may want to consider
the possibility of tax breaks on depreciation and vessel
expenses such as maintenance, docking fees, insurance,
The Captain's License Prep Guide is designed to fully
prepare you to pass the Coast Guard license exam for
Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (6 passenger
license, commonly called a Charterboat Captain's License),
and the category of Master's licenses for Inland or
Near Coastal waters, up to 100 gross tons (replaces
the Inland Operator and Ocean Operator licenses).
Is it a question and
Our study material consists of many hundreds of questions,
answers and references to the source of the answers.
We also supply the FULL text of the International and
Inland Rules of the Road and Annexes. These are must
for any serious student.
Even more important than the number of questions is
the QUALITY of the questions. Ours are the best!
We know from the experience gained in helping thousands
of applicants successfully test and become licensed
that the Question and Answer format is the most effective
method of learning this type of material.
Applicants will be prepared by the extensive navigation
lessons and sample chart plots to practice with. Here
again we supply you with the "know how" as
well as the answers for reference.
Flashcards are a "must" to help you learn
the lights, dayshapes and sound signals, and we supply
a comprehensive set.
Dealing with the Coast
Many have said that our introduction on licensing requirements
and "how to deal with the Coast Guard" is
so valuable that it alone is worth the price of the
Why should you choose our study package over someone
elses? Careful research has gone into the question selection
so the material is relevant! We won't waste your time
asking you to learn what the Coast Guard doesn't have
on the tests. In other words, you'll learn only what
you need to know, learn it in the most efficient manner,
and learn it fast. We GUARANTEE it!
Our material is nationwide in scope, and it is updated
to current tests as often as new tests are introduced
by the Coast Guard.
About the quality of the product. We have used electronic
typesetting equipment and printed on quality paper.
Wide margins and extra pages allow you to make ample
notes for ease of study.
We ship from one address without having to consolidate
orders, and we do it fast. Usually within 24 hours of
receipt of order, and we guarantee shipment within 48
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Remember you don't pay more for
our reputation, you just get more!
Examine the program for 15 days and, if
not completely convinced that it will help
you to pass the test, return it for a FULL
2. Keep the book, study the material and
if you cannot pass the test after three
attempts within a one year period, advise
us in writing of your name, address and
date of purchase and we will refund the
book purchase price in FULL. You keep the
book. This portion of the guarantee does
not apply to audio, video or computer software
This exam preparation kit and the Double
Guarantee carries the Seal of Approval of
the AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL
CAPTAIN'S ASSOCIATION (APCA). Your
assurance of excellence!