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US COAST GUARD LICENSE
USCG (Six-Pack) and 100-Ton Master
All the information you'll need to help you get your USCG Captains License
Advanced Piloting & Rules of the Road!
The Coast Guard License is internationally recognized as one of the ultimate tests of boating ability. It will not only give you the freedom to carry paying passengers on your own vessel, but can be the ticket to many high paying and exciting jobs in the marine world. This program is ideal for mariners seeking a US Coast Guard License as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (Six Pack), or 100 Ton Master. To obtain a license, specific requirements are required. Licenses are usually awarded based on the number of years of sailing experience and the tonnage that the licensee can handle.
If you are planning to take paying passengers on your boat, you will need to pass the U.S. Coast Guard captain's exam. This program teaches all the information needed to prepare, study and pass the test. Not only does it cover the essentials of the license test, but it is the definitive program of the complete Rules of the Road, Advanced Piloting and much more. With detailed advice and exam practice, this program is your companion guide to passing the test and securing your license.
Subjects Covered Include
• Rules of the Road
• Right of Way
• Arc & Visibility of Lights
• Pecking Order
• Lights & Dayshapes
• Distress Signals
• Navigation in General
• Seamanship in General
• Marlinspike Seamanship
• Boat Handling
• Chart Navigation
Boating Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
Learning FROM your mistakes
is definitely the hard way to go about improving your boating
skills. Doing things correctly is sometimes just a matter
of not doing things wrong. This program includes a checklist
of common mistakes & larger mistakes that you want to
be sure to avoid. Subjects covered include: running aground,
wasting fuel, getting lost at sea, loosing someone overboard,
running out of fuel, colliding with another vessel, getting
lost in fog, getting sea sick, getting caught in bad weather,
fires onboard, extra pounding in heavy seas, electrical failures
& anchoring problems. 50 mins
BoatCamp: Boating Fundamentals
Regardless of age, enjoyable
boating is tied to knowledge, experience & attitude.
Captain Marc and his crew, with the help of members of the
U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, sailing instructors
& state certified marine educators, teach boating fundamentals
related to safety, the law, operation & the language
of boating. 90 mins
Boating At Night
Produced in association with
BOATING MAGAZINE. For boaters who want to enjoy the adventure
of cruising after dark. Learn how to avoid problems at night,
how to see and be seen in the dark and how to safely pilot
your boat. Includes tips on plotting, running your course,
using radar and electronic charts. Plus onboard lights,
piloting procedures and night vision equipment. 40 mins
This program is the complete
video encyclopedia of boating for beginners covering the
same information covered in State Boating courses.
Covers information on choosing the
right boats, boating laws, navigation rules and aids, getting
underway and how to come back safely from each outing. A
perfect program that will provide you with a complete introduction
to boating. 75 mins
Boating Inland Waters
Far more boating takes place
on inland waterways than offshore waters. Some of the best
cruising is found on networks of inland lakes and rivers
and interconnecting waterways. In the United States, there
are more than 30,000 miles of inland navigable waterways.
In addition, there are numerous isolated rivers and thousands
of lakes suitable for small boat recreation. Covers: Pilot
Rules for Inland Waters, river boating, state boating laws,
planning the cruise, aids to navigation, river piloting,
lake boating, avoiding fog, lake piloting, river seamanship,
canal boating, avoiding shoals & rocks. 2004 Release.
DVD Back to the Basics of
Boating: Boating Basics for New Boat Owners & Experienced
Includes downloadable forms for
pre-launch checklist, float plan and creating your boating
A comprehensive guide to the Basics
of Boating for first-time boat owners as well as experienced
skippers with easy to understand instruction on a variety
of boating subjects.
Subjects covered include: navigation
aids, getting underway, docking, fueling, trailering, safety
gerar, outboard power & propulsion, winterizing, regular
maintenance, basic navigation, marlinspike seamanship and
Plus professional marine surveyors
give tips on buying a used boat and fiberglass experts and
detailers give tips on gel coat repairs and putting a new
shine on an old boat. 80 mins
DVD Powerboat Navigation
with World Renowned Expert John Rousmaniere
Hosted by World renowned expert
Learn Navigation Rules, Plotting
Bearings, Chart & Compass, Radar & GPS & much
more! Produced in cooperation with the UNITED STATES COAST
GUARD. This program teaches the step-by-step techniques
for navigating with both classic dead reckoning piloting
and electronic navigation instruments.
Clear demonstrations are shown on
the water and the simular of a Coast Guard certified navigation
school. Detailed close-ups, graphics and imaginative presenations
of how objects appear on the chart, radar scope and water
are shown in both good and bad visibility.
Subjects Covered Include: The chart
and compass. GPS satellite navigation. Radar for navigating
& avoiding collisions. The navigation rules. Taking
& plotting bearings. Allowing for tidal current. Navigating
in fog & at night. Tips & tricks for making quick
JOHN ROUSMANIERE, is the author
of the highly praised, THE ANNAPOLIS BOOK OF SEAMANSHIP
DVD The Encyclopedia of
Hundreds of must-have boating
tips with amazing video and stunning 3D graphics!
The Encyclopedia of Boating Tips
DVD includes over 31/2 hours of video and thousands of tips
gleaned from experts and veteran boating enthusiasts alike.
If you have a boat or if you're thinking about getting a
boat or just know someone with a boat, you need the Encyclopedia
of Boating Tips.
Expert Tips and Tricks Include:
Gauges, panels, shorepower
Hardware & Cordage
Rules of the Road
Binoculars, Charts, Guides
Entertainment, family radios
Life jackets with bonus explanation
Life rafts -- EPIRBS
On The Water Boating Tips
"If you're looking for a
basic introduction to boating skills, On The Water Boating
Tips is your video!"
- Boating Magazine
An excellent guide teaching vital
tips that will make your next boating adventure exciting,
fun and safe.
Covers anchoring, maneuvering, GPS,
docking, un-docking, rules of the road and much more.
Top 60 Tips & 100 Boating
Mistakes. Learn how to handle your boat in open water and
close quarters along with over 100 of the most common boating
mistakes & how to avoid them. SAVE $10.00!