What Captains License Do I Need?


OUPV (6-Pack) Inland
As a guide (fishing, waterfowl hunting, etc), being a charter captain for day trips, or running a water taxi on inland waterways and the Great Lakes, Nautical Elite Services offers the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV 6-pack) Inland/Great Lakes Captains License course. This captains license allows you to take up to 6 paying passengers on your vessel. Price  $850.00

OUPV 6-pack Near Coastal
If you want to go out on near coastal waters such as the Gulf of Mexico as one of the above mentioned captains, you want to take the OUPV 6-pack Near Coastal captains license class through Nautical Elite Services, LLC. This course is perfect for the mariner interested in employment as a charter boat captain, tour guide, fishing guide taking up to 6 paying passengers on your vessel, or for commercial fisherman. Price $850.00

25/50/100-ton Masters
For those of you who have more sea time and want to work on larger boats, be a charter captain of a larger vessel, and have the ability and training to tow a vessel in need, you may decide to apply for your 25/50/100-ton Masters captains license with an Assistance Towing Endorsement. This license allows the mariner to captain up to a 100 gross ton inspected vessel with 6+ passengers for hire. $450.00

Already have a base captains license? Add an Auxiliary Sailing or Assistance Towing Endorsement or get your Marine Radio Operators Permit. $160.00


Call us (1-844-200-4500) for more information on our schedule of Merchant Mariner License

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