|OUPV (6-pack) Captain License
|This USCG approved course will satisfy the exam requirements for an
Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) 6-pack Captain
license with either an Inland or a Near Coastal route.
|Professional Requirement Information
|The OUPV 6-pack Captain license is the most common captain license
held by fishing guides, tour guides, water taxi, and other small
passenger vessel operators. The Operator of Uninspected Passenger
Vessel is called the 6-pack captain license because the operator may
carry 6 or fewer passengers, not counting the crew or operator, on a
vessel less than 100 GRT (about 65-feet).
- The sea service requirements for an OUPV with an Inland route is
360-days experience in the operation of vessels.
- The sea service requirements for an OUPV with a Near Coastal
route is 360-days experience in the operation of vessels that
includes 90-days experience on ocean waters.