Our course covers all requirements of the syllabus:
Boat Registration & Merchant Shipping Acts
The Nautical Chart & Chart Projections
Nautical Rules of the Road
Seamanship & Boat handling
Measuring and Plotting Latitude and Longitude
Calculating Dead Reckoning Position, Course, and Distances
Compensation for Wind, Tidal, and Ocean Currents
Deck Safety, Cargo Stowage, and Handling
Basic Ship Construction
First Aid, Safety & Fire fighting
The written examination comprises of 100 multiple choice questions, one chart plotting exercises and a boat practical. The passing grade for the multiple choice section is 70% and for the chart work 90%.
The applicant must also successfully pass a boat practical exercise. Potential mariners should be capable of manoeuvring a vessel without supervision. As to the stipulated restrictions, an individual may obtain a higher licence based on the vessel being used to carry out this exercise.
Individuals are to provide a vessel of their choice. Restrictions could then be based on the size of the vessel the applicant is skilled in operating.
100/200 Tons Class “A” Master’s Licence
Must be a holder of a Class “B” Licence
Must be STCW certified
Must produce evidence of sea time of no less than three (3) months
Proof of Citizenship
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Located in Nassau, Bahamas, Ship Mate is a wholly owned and registered company originated through the vision of a small group of entrepreneurs who recognized the need for additional industry expertise. The company is positioned to fully provide an array of maritime services.