Rules of the Road (in-person class)

Learn the Rules of the Road with one of our licensed Captain instructors and truly understand both the intent and the application of each rule.

This two day (USCG approved course) class starts with the USCG Handbook covering each rule in detail with practical examples from experienced Captains.

This course is the first two days of the Masters or OUPV course and is an excellent way to prepare for a future Captains Course.

Seats are limited to 4 students per class. Private classes for groups of individuals, organizations or marinas are available on request.

This course meets the first two days of our Captains courses from 8:00am-5:00pm.

Students who pass Rules of the Road exam receive a USCG approved course certificate.


  • '72 COLREGS

  • US Inland Rules

Rules of the Road (online course)

Learn the Rules of the Road at your own pace with our online course. This course encompasses everything from our in-person course with detailed explanations, diagrams, and videos from one of our experienced captains. Upon completion of the course students will receive a Rules of the Road course completion certificate. This online course is for preparation and knowledge only. It does not replace the USCG approved class for purpose of licensing.

Recreational and Professional Mariners

This course is perfect for all boaters that want to thoroughly understand the Rules of the Road that do not need a USCG course certificate.

Captains course preparation

If you are planning on attending a USCG Captain’s course (Masters/6-Pack) this is the perfect course to get ready. The course will take you through maneuvering rules, lights, shapes, and sound signals to prepare for what most consider to be the most challenging portion of any Captain’s Licensing Exam. This is the best way to hit the ground running on Day 1 of class.