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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

US Coast Guard Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel License - Live Online

with John E Coffin


Become an OUPV or 6-Pak Captain!

The OUPV license allows the transport of up to six passengers for hire on an uninspected vessel. Upon completing this course (attendance and passing required exams), students will receive a certificate from The Captain School Key West. Students will send in their certificate and application to the U.S. Coast Guard Regional Exam Center to receive their USCG License. Candidates have up to 1 year to submit their application to the Coast Guard from the date on their certificate. **Date changed from original schedule, was 2/9-4/15.

Registration closes at noon on February 26th.

EligibilityRequirements: Participants must be 18 or older. The OUPV License requires 360 days* operating a small vessel; 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years. *A “day” is defined as more than 4 hours away from the dock.

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John Coffin has held his USCG License since 1985 and has operated charter vessels in the Florida Keys and ME. He is a Master ME Guide and a certified Boating Instructor for US Powerboating and the National Safe Boating Council.

  • Session 1: Mar 2 - May 6th, 2021
    Tue and Thu for 20 weeks from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
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For more info, call us at (207) 934-7922

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