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Pacific NW Sportsman Show

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Master of Towing Endorsement

Towing endorsements are the most commonly misunderstood of all the officer endorsements. First of all Master of Towing and Mate of Towing have no tonnage limitations and does not require the mariner to hold an inspected vessel officer endorsement. Master … Continue reading

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Open House

Happy holidays from all of us at Columbia Pacific Maritime! Please join us for our open house from 3 to 8 PM on December 28 and 29. The entire staff will be here to answer questions about Merchant Mariner Credential … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone. I hope your year has been as awesome as mine, and that the coming year is even better. The school will close on Christmas Eve, December 24th for the holidays. Please join … Continue reading

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How to Renew a Captain License

I get a lot of questions about how to renew a captain’s license once you get it. The renewal process is similar to the original application process, minus the oath and first aid / CPR training. If you do not … Continue reading

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Columbia Pacific Maritime Classes

This is a list of the USCG approved courses we offer. This courses will satisfy the exam requirements without taking the exams at the Coast Guard. Captain License Courses Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) course is an eight-day course … Continue reading

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No Exam MMC Upgrades

While most MMC upgrades for deck endorsements require taking USCG exams or approved an approved course, there are several upgrades that do not require an exam. These upgrades are based on qualifying sea service alone. Upgrading from Mate 25, 50, 100, … Continue reading

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