Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) – Alameda, CA

Our U.S. Coast Guard approved Captain’s course meets the written examination requirement for  only the OUPV (6 Pack) only.

This license allows you to take six or less paying passengers on uninspected vessels.

Course subjects include:

  • Rules of the Road, International and Inland
  • Deck General, Code of Federal Regulations
  • Navigation General including Aids to Navigation
  • Chart Plotting Navigation


Additional course materials needed:

  • USCG Navigational Rules of the Road Book, International and Inland
  • Maritime Institute’s “Mariner’s Guide to Rules of the Road” Training Aid
  • Plotting Tools: We recommend Weems and Plath Roll Plotter #120, Ultralight Divider #176 and
  • Triangle #101
  • Calculator  (non-programmable – calculator on a smart phone are not allowed)
  • Mechanical pencil