Celestial Navigation (200-ton) Course

Celestial Navigation (200-ton) course scheduled April 16-25.

Cost $1,200.

This course will satisfy the USCG exam requirements for adding an All Oceans route to a near coastal license of master 200 ton or less OR master or mate of towing OR mate of fishing 5000 ton or less.

I have space for two or three more students so call soon.


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License Small Vessel Operators Needed


Expedition Voyage Consultants is hiring licensed drivers to operate Mark V Zodiacs for guided excursions from a small cruise ship in Alaska for summer 2018.  Applicants must have at minimum a USCG OUPV license.

Staff will be accommodated on the cruise ship and will take guests on excursions in the Zodiacs at remote Alaska islands and fjords for nature and wildlife viewing.  A naturalist will accompany the excursion to provide interpretation for the guests.

Fill-in work is available for a minimum of two weeks starting May 15.  Transportation to and from the ship is provided.

Contact Peter Butz: peter@expeditionvoyage.com

  • Peter Butz
  • Expedition Voyage Consultants Ltd
  • US Cell: +1 206 465-8574
  • peter@expeditionvoyage.com
  • www.expeditionvoyage.com
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Radar Renewal – 7 days a week

Radar John

John is the radar instructor

Radar Renewals at Columbia Pacific Maritime are available seven-days a week again.

We have recently purchased a fourth PC radar simulator that is dedicated to Radar Renewals only. Our one-day USCG approved Radar Recertification course includes both instruction and examination in Rapid Radar Plotting techniques for the purpose of satisfying the renewal requirements for any radar observer endorsement, including both Inland and Unlimited. The cost of this course is the same today as it was when we introduced it in 2008, $250. Additional instruction for students requiring more than one-day to complete the renewal requirements is provided at no additional cost.

We also offer USCG approved courses for Radar Observer Unlimited, ARPA, and a Combined Radar Observer and ARPA Course.

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Unique Captain Opportunity

This captain job is a unique opportunity. I have been told by people who have done it that this is one of the most fun captain’s job they have had.

Brew-barge Captain

  • Job includes maintaining the safety and steerage of a 16 passenger pedal powered vessel. The Brew-Barge operates on the Willamette river, and runs several 1.5 hour cruises daily. Passengers bring their own brews and snacks while viewing  Portland from the water. Our season of operations is April first-mid October.
  • Captain’s who have a social  inclination are preferred as you will be interacting with passengers and crew throughout the journey.

Requirements: USCG master license and Ability to be a team player

Pay:  $25/hour + tips

To Apply: Email Samantha Meyer – sam@brewbargepdx.com Please list your relevant job experience and little about yourself in the email.

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MSC needs Able Seaman

Able Seaman needed for Military Sealift Command

Title, Series, Grade (Code) Able Seaman (M) WM 9925-8 (162)

Base Salary: $41,437 Per annum

Type of Appointment: Excepted Service Career-Conditional Opening

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Deckhand and Mate needed on Columbia River

Entry level position.

American Steamboat Company

Openings for 2nd Mate, Deckhand and EMT onboard the American Empress sailing the Columbia River in Washington and Oregon.  Job descriptions links below.

Contact Jake Baird for more information: (360) 713-8581 /  JBaird@aqsc.com


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Pacific NW Sportsman Show

Pacific NW Sportsman Show

Stop by our booth and say hi. Leave with a free t-shirt while the supply lasts.

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