To enroll in one of our online courses: choose your course, add to Cart and Checkout. Once you have purchased the class, our administrator will create an account for you for enrollment into the online classroom. This username and password will be sent to you via email. You may begin your course!
To enroll in our classroom courses: choose your course, add to Cart and Checkout. You will receive a receipt and class information via email.
Our Blended Courses are available now!!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Captain Kim at 305-481-6981 or Kim@CaptainSchoolKeyWest.com. To keep track of your purchases, you can also create an account for the shopping cart on the Account page.
OUPV Online Only Course (6pack)
This course is Online Only!
Our on-line course takes roughly 56 hours to complete with topics including:
- Rules of the Road
- Use of navigation charts
- Radio operation
- Various survival techniques
- Distress signaling
- Boating terminology
- Boat equipment
- Emergency signaling devices
- Use of personal flotation equipment
- Aids to Navigation,
- Vessel documentation
- General navigation
- Marlinespike seamanship
- Firefighting and more
If you find that our online course does not work for your learning style, we welcome you to join us in one of our other course formats “just pay the difference”.
An OUPV “Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels” or USCG Six-Pack Captain’s License is required for those wishing to operate vessels for hire with no more than 6 paying passengers aboard. This includes activities such as fishing, and sailing charters, dive boats, eco –tourism, on-water BnB’s and any other craft for hire.
After completing the course, we offer a comprehensive review (if you choose) and then you are ready to take our USCG approved exams. These tests are based on course materials that you learned in the on-line classroom.
Course Cost $595.00 This price includes:
- Initial Testing Fees
- A “Real” Chart of Key West used in actual navigation (not a 30 year old Training Chart of Block Island Sound)
- Weems and Plath Primary Navigation tool set (32200)
- Ultra Light Divider/Compass (176)
- 12-inch Parallel Rule (140)
- Nautical Slide rule (105)
- Navigator Pencil (1141)
- Durable plastic storage pouch
- Lifetime warranty
- Navigation Reference Manual with exerts from modern nautical pubs.
- Student Manual
- Unlimited access to online course for one year.
- Access to Instructors via on-line classroom, email, teleconference and even old fashion phone when you need it.
- Note: If you find that our on-line course does not fit your learning style we will roll your enrollment fees into one of our other course formats.