Assistance Towing

Assistance Towing

This 4-hour “in lieu of exam” course teaches the mariner about towing safety precautions, communications, Rules of the Road, towing forces, towing equipment, standard towing procedures, and safety precautions.

The Scuttlebutt:

Any mariner who successful completes this Assistance Towing course within one year of application 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 200GRT.