Assistance Towing Endorsement (TOW) – Honolulu, HI

This four (4) hour U.S. Coast Guard Approved course satisfies the requirements of 46 CFR 11.482(b) to add an Assistance Towing endorsement to any national officer endorsement as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) or Mate or Master on vessels of less than 200 GRT. 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.

This course begins at 5:00 PM.

Course subjects include:

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