Masters

Master Our Instructional Curriculum
to Receive a Certified Captain’s License

Travel the Great Lakes freely with a certified boating license from Superior Marine Training. Our highly accessible boating courses will provide you with the hands-on knowledge and experience you need to become a certified ship captain. Contact us today to enroll in one of our highly accessible courses.

Master 100-Ton License

This license is good for boats of less than 100 gross tons and only 25, 50, or 100 gross register tons. This license is most appropriate for operating small passenger vessels that typically carry more than 6 passengers and are periodically inspected for USCG certificates. Typical vessels include charter boats, head boats, small ferries, dinner boats, and whale-watching vessels.

Limited Master License

A limited master license is perfect for boats of less than 100 gross register tons and is typically issued to those who operate Coast Guard inspected vehicles

Master Inland License

  • Applicable to Boats of 25, 50, or 100 Gross Tons
  • Applied to Inspected and Uninspected Inland Vessels
  • Minimum Age of 19
  • US Citizenship Required
  • 720 Total Days of Driving Practice (At Least 90 of Those Days Must Have TakenĀ Place in the Last 3 Years)
  • 360 Days in Near Coastal Waters

Master Near Coastal License

  • Applicable to Boats of 25, 50, or 100 Gross Tons
  • Captain’s License Good for Up to 200 Miles from Shore
  • Applied to Inspected and Uninspected Inland Vessels
  • Minimum Age of 19 and US Citizenship Required
  • 720 Total Days of Driving Practice (At Least 90 of Those Days Must Have Taken
    Place in the Last 3 Years
  • 360 Days in Near Coastal Waters

Drug Testing

We offer Panel 5 drug testing services with chain of custody, CPR, and first aid certifications as well. These certifications are all performed at the same date and location as your course, so you will not have to make any bothersome schedule adjustments. Once you have completed the course and met all USCG requirements, we will mail your certificate directly to your location.