Self-Study, Quizzes, Promotions and Bareboat Certifications

If your goal is to rent a boat (bareboat) we highly recommend getting your or SLC (International Sailing License & Sailing Certificate) which allows you to legally sail anywhere in the world. The key to getting promoted quickly- Seatime and Self-Study!
 
How to Study
  • Intermediate Sailors- Continue to review study materials under Intermediate Study Guide and take the 3rd Mate Test after your 5th sail. You may take this test 2 times per week if necessary.
  • Bareboaters and Future Captains- Seatime is king but the more you self study, the quicker you will advance. Review intermediate sailor guidelines and start preparing for you 2nd Mate (Bareboat) Promotion

STUDY GUIDE

Beginner Study Guide

 

Take your 1st test.

  • Take this test before your 1st sail

  • Keep retaking this test until you get 100%

  • Prize for anyone getting 100% on your 1st try

Intermediate Study Guide

 
3RD MATE PROMOTION
Once you get your 2nd Mate Promotion with bareboat certification and have amassed 50 hours of seatime, it is time to take your Sr. 2nd Mate Test.
JR. CREW PROMOTION
ADVANCED PROMOTIONS
SR. 2ND MATE & 1ST MATE
 
 
Mate Promotion Prerequisites, Steps to Your 1st Promotion
  • Review Study Guides above
  • Pass your Mate Promotion test
  • Email me any certificate you receive from the State. cj@3rdcoastcruising.com
  • Review the prerequisites for your promotion.
  • Talk to your skipper and let them know which promotion you are going for.