Captain’s License

What Yacht to Do is a Certified Partner of Mariners Learning System, the most effective and efficient way to obtain your Captain’s License. The self-paced, online course has superb, responsive, and professional instructors just a click away.

After completing the course, you will take your USCG proctored exam AT HOME via user friendly and state of the art computer methods, saving you the hassle of scheduling and costs associated with driving to a testing location. 

Get Your Captain's License!

FREE: Once you sign up via our Certified Partner link with Mariners Learning System (at no additional cost to you), and AFTER you receive your study materials, send Sam an email and get a free 15-minute coaching call on his tips for success with the course.

Getting your Captain’s license is a huge step. Beyond personal improvement and learning a lot from the course, you will have the potential to earn an income. With just one lengthy training and delivery job, you can recoup the cost of the course.

One major advantage is that MARINERS is certified by the USCG to allow you to take the test at home from your own webcam equipped computer. This saves you a trip to the USCG or an in-person testing location.

Here are Sam’s abbreviated 10 steps he suggests you do in order (many have timelines associated with them). During your free 15-minute call, he will help guide you through the more challenging steps to make it easier.

1. Obtain an FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Permit

2. Complete a draft CG-719S Sea Service Form

3. Pass a Physical Examination (CG-719K Form)

4. Attend and pass Adult CPR Training/ First Aid Training

5. Pass a DOT Drug Test with (CG 719P Form)

6. Apply for a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)

7. Complete the Mariners Learning System USCG-approved online course and pass the USCG proctored Exam

8. Complete the CG-719B Application

9. Pay the Application Fee

10. Obtain three signed letters from non-relatives attesting to ability to operate a vessel

MARINER’S LEARNING SYSTEM: THE BEST way to get your Captain License in today’s busy world!