Hampton Roads Maritime Training Program (HRMTP)
Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels
This 62-hour course prepares students for their OUPV license - commonly called a six-pack or charter captain's license. The license is required by those operating vessels that carry no more than six passengers for hire.
Our OUPV, UpGrade and 100 Ton classes run consecutively. You start out in OUPV, if you want 100 Ton you stay in the class and if you just want to UpGrade you come into the class during the end. We have day and evening classes.
- No testing at U.S. Coast Guard
- Lower insurance rates
- Start one's own business fishing and cruising
- Course subjects include:
Our day classes run eight hours a day beginning at 8 a.m. Monday through Friday and half a day Saturday. OUPV covers nine days, UpGrade three days and Not More Than 100 Gross Tons covers 11 days.
Night classes are two nights per week; Tuesday and Thursday from six to nine p.m.
OUPV cost $800; UpGrade cost $400; Master Not More Than 100 Tons cost $1200.
This course is approved by the U.S. Coas Guard. It is a one-day course which will give you a towing endorsement on your license.
Master Not More Than 100 Gross Tons
This course meets the U.S. Coast Guard requirements to issue a Master Not More Than 100 Gross Tons license. If you satisfactorily complete this course you will be issued a certificate which you may present to the Coast Guard. You will not have to test with the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard has other requirements which you will have to submit prior to receiving your license, but not prior to taking the class, such as a physical exam, first aid and CPR, at least 720 days experience on the water, etc. We have day and evening classes.
Upgrade OUPV to Not More Than 100 Gross Tons
This course meets the U.S. Coast Guard requirements to upgrade from an OUPV License to a Master Not More Than 100 Gross Tons license. We have day and evening classes.