Auxiliary Sailing Endorsement (SAILONL) Online

This Four (4) hour U. S. Coast Guard approved course meets the written examination requirement for a candidate holding a USCG Master or Mate license to obtain a Sailing or Auxiliary Sailing Endorsement. When you are finished with the online course you will take your proctored USCG Approved final exam IN-PERSON at one of our approved locations. Our school is located in California and our final exam testing locations are currently only in Alameda and San Diego, CA.

This endorsement is required if you plan on operating an Inspected Sailing Vessel. It is not required if you plan on operating an Uninspected Sailing Vessel with passengers for hire.

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE SEA TIME REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ENDORSEMENT:

You must document at least 180 days of sea time on a sail or auxiliary sail vessel in order to obtain this endorsement on a Master Inland or Mate Near Coastal license.

You must document at least 360 days of sea time on a sail or auxiliary sail vessel in order to obtain this endorsement on a Master Near Coastal license.

Course subjects include:

  • Rules of the Road
  • Parts of the sailing vessel and sail
  • Sailing terms and definitions

You have up to 4 weeks to complete the online course. When you are finished with the online course you will take your proctored USCG Approved final exam at one of our approved locations. Our school is located in California and our final exam testing locations are currently only in Alameda and San Diego, CA. Upon successful completion of the final exam you will receive a course Certificate of Training that is valid for 1 year to be submitted to the USCG.

Please Note: Our school is located in California and our final exam testing locations are currently only in Alameda and San Diego, CA.

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