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USCG Captain's License

$950 Earn your captain's license at the BSC

greg metcalfThis course will prepare you for the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) license which allows you to take up to 6 passengers for hire. The course is Coast Guard approved and offered by the Atlantic Captain's Academy.

Topic Modules:

Deck General
Rules of the Road
Navigation General
Chart Plotting

Course includes sitting for the OUPV exam so you don't need to take the test at the Coast Guard Regional Exam Center. Does not include Coast Guard application fee and other requirements. Go here for a list of requirements or to the Coast Guard's OUPV page for more info.


Winter Course. Class starts in January and meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for nine weeks.

2018 Program to be announced in October 2017


Contact the Boston Sailing Center office by phone 617-227-4198 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an office manager would be happy to assist you.