USCG Approved Limited Master (Launch Tender) License

License Description:

The Limited Master license may be issued to applicants to be employed by a marina, yacht club, formal camp or educational institution allowing the licensed person to operate an inspected launch in a limited area.

Inspected launches will have a Certificate of Inspection (COI) stating number of passengers (usually more than 6) and area of operation.

Uninspected launches carry 6 or less passengers and only require the OUPV Limited License.

Eligibility Requirements for Limited Master (Launch Tender):

  • USCG Application
  • Age: 18 years old
  • Sea Experience:
    Limited Master Inland
    - 120 days* experience in the operation of vessels
    - 90 days of the 120 must be within the last 3 years
    * A "day of sea service" is equal to 4 to 8 hours away from the dock.
  • Letter of Intent to Hire

    Eligibility Requirements for Limited OUPV (Launch Tender):

  • USCG Application
  • Age: 17 years old
  • Sea Experience:
    Limited OUPV Inland (limits operation to uninspected launches-6 or less passengers)
    - 90 days* experience in the operation of vessels
    - 90 days of the 90 must be within the last 3 years
    * A "day of sea service" is equal to 4 to 8 hours away from the dock.
  • Letter of Intent to Hire

    USCG Approved Limited Master (Launch Tender) Course:

  • Course Attendance: 90% required
  • Testing: All testing is done with New England Maritime. You DO NOT test with the Coast Guard.
  • Certification: Upon successful completion (attendance and passing required exams), you will receive a New England Maritime Certificate of Training and a Boating Safety Certificate. The Limited Master Certificate (expires one year from date issued) and the Boating Safety Certificate are then brought to the U.S. Coast Guard REC in Boston, along with your USCG Application to receive your USCG License.

    New England Maritime offers 2-DAY Coast Guard Approved Limited Master (Launch Tender) Courses Monthly.

    The course includes classroom instruction on the following topics:
    • Rules of the Road
    • Aids to Navigation
    • Safe Boating Subjects
    • State Regulations
    • Federal Regulations
    2-DAY Course meets all day Saturday and Sunday.
    Course includes books, instruction, exams, and assistance with USCG Application.

    Launch Tender Course Dates - COST: $289.00


    Ocean Street, Hyannis

    • February 7-8, 2015
    • March 7-8, 2015
    • April 11-12, 2015
    • May 16-17, 2015
    • June 27-28, 2015
    • July 11-12, 2015
    • August 8-9, 2015
    • September 12-13, 2015


    Marina Bay, Quincy

    • January 24-25, 2015
    • Feb 28 - March 1, 2015
    • March 28-29, 2015
    • May 2-3, 2015
    • June 13-14, 2015
    • July 11-12, 2015
    • August 8-9, 2015
    • September 12-13, 2015

     



    Deposit Required $144.50
    Cancellation Policy: Deposits are refundable if written cancellation is received more than 14 days prior to course start date, less an administration fee of $50 and the cost of books. Cancellations made 14 days or less from the course date will forfeit deposit. A student requesting a move to a future class will be assessed a $50 fee and cancellation policy will remain in effect as of original class date. A full refund if class size minimum is not met.

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