OUPV

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Description

(OUPV)- Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels

        (Charter boat captain's license or Six Pack)

License Description

The OUPV license allows the transport of up to six passengers on an uninspected vessel.
Two licenses: OUPV Inland: Allows operation of an uninspected vessel carrying up to six passengers on inland waters only. Near Coastal: Allows operation of an uninspected vessel carrying up to six passengers up to 100 miles off shore.
    Great Lakes Endorsement: If you have 90 days of your total sea time on the Great Lakes, you will be eligible for this endorsement

USCG Approved OUPV

All testing is done with The Captain School.
   You DO NOT test with the Coast Guard.

Certification

Upon successful completion (attendance and passing required exams), you will receive a diploma from The Captain School. Students send diploma and application to the U.S. Coast Guard REC, along with your USCG Application to receive your USCG License. (You have up to 1 year to submit your application to the Coast Guard from the date on your diploma.)

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Requirements

Course requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

USCG Application Age: 18 years old
Sea Experience: OUPV Inland 360 days* operating a small vessel 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years. OUPV Near Coastal 360 days* operating a small vessel 90 days of the 360 must be upon near coastal waters beyond the Boundary Line. 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years. * A "day" is defined as more than 4 hours away from the dock.

Schedule

OUPV

Orange Beach, AL      Aug 8-18, 2016
Naples, FL      Jun 13-23, 2016
Exam June 25th
Cape Coral, FL      Jun 6-16, 2016
Exam June 18th
Naples, FL      Jul 11-21, 2016
July 23rd
Cape Coral, FL      Jul 11-21, 2016
Exam July 23rd
Naples, FL      Aug 15-25, 2016
Exam Aug. 27th
Cape Coral, FL      Aug 8-18, 2016
Exam Aug. 20th
Naples, FL      Sep 12-22, 2016
Exam Sept. 24th
Cape Coral, FL      Sep 5-15, 2016
Exam Sept. 17th

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