Operator Of Uninspected Passenger Vessel

OUPV Application 2022

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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

USGC Approved OUPV

All testing is completed 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.)

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.

Course Schedule

Dec 5-15 Exam 17 Night Class
Jan 2-12 Exam 14 Night Class
Jan 16-26 Exam 28 Night Class
Feb 6-16 Exam 18 Night Class
Feb 20-28 Exam March 2**Day Class
March 6-16 Exam 18 Night Class
March 20-30 Exam April 1 Night Class
April 10-20 Exam 22 Night Class
April 24-May 4 Exam 6 Night Class
May 15-25 Exam 27 Night Class
June 5-13 Exam 15 **Day Class

(Night Classes M-F 6pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 8:30am-5:30pm, M-Thurs 6pm-10pm)

Dec 5-15 Exam 17
Jan 9-19 Exam 21
Feb 13-23 Exam 25
March 13-23 Exam 25
April 10-20 Exam 22
May 8-18 Exam 21
June 12-22 Exam 24

http://www.boattutors.com

To sign up for classes in Orange Beach, AL please click on the boattutors link above and then the “Reserve your seat for the Captain School Orange Beach, AL” link from the menu. You can also call Captain Jack Sanzalone at (941) 268-6622 or email him at jack@boattutors.com

Jan 2-12 (Class is full, please call to be put on standby list)
Feb 13-23
March 20-28 Exam on 30th ** Day Class
May 1-11
Aug 7-17
Nov 6-16

Nov 28-Dec 8 Exam 10

OUPV SCHEDULE: Night Classes
MONDAY–FRIDAY 6PM-10PM
SAT & SUN 8:30AM-5:30PM
THE FOLLOWING WEEK IS
MONDAY-THURSDAY 6PM-10PM
AND TEST ON SATURDAY @ 8:30AM

OUPV SCHEDULE: Day Classes
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30PM
OFF WEEKENDS
MON & TUES 8:30AM-5:30PM
EXAM THURSDAY @ 8:30AM

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