Assistance Towing Endorsement (TOW) – Dana Point, CA

This four (4) hour U.S. Coast Guard Approved course meets the written examination requirement to receive an Assistance Towing endorsement on your OUPV 6-Pack or Master’s License. This endorsement is required if you will be engaged in towing a disabled vessel for payment.

Any U.S. Coast Guard license of 200 tons or less, including an OUPV license, may be endorsed for Assistance towing. This endorsement authorizes the holder to engage in commercial assistance towing within the scope of their license.

Course subjects include:

  • Rules of the Road
  • Towing terms and definitions
  • Towing equipment, Towing Hazards and Towing Setup
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