NMC approved courses for Explorers Guide LLC and taught  by Nautical Elite, LLC

Nautical Elite Services 

Requirements For Master License


Master of Vessels on Not More Than 100 Gross Registered Tons

90 days service in the last 3 years on vessels of appropriate tonnage.


Near Coastal: 720 days of service steam, motor, or auxiliary sail vessels on ocean or near coastal waters (360 days inland is acceptable)


Great Lakes and Inland: 360 days service steam, motor, sail/aux. sail vessels including 90 days on Great Lakes waters


Inland: 360 days service steam, motor, aux. sail vessels on any waters


Rivers: 360 days service steam, motor, aux. sail vessels on any waters


Sailing Endorsement: Must submit evidence of 360 days of service on sail or auxiliary sail vessels (service obtained before license OK).


Towing Endorsement: Must request and pass towing endorsement examination or complete course.

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