And if you know how to find the Niantic River. Plenty of alcohol was consumed here after I passed. I completely feel for you. I have a method for learning how to pass the Nav Rules Exam. Whether you are looking for a new career or you've been boating for a while and realized there's more to learn, Mariners Learning System offers a program to meet your educational needs. I thought the part least covered was how you need to know how to use the reference materials for the nav general parts.
But, this is just one example of how tricky the questions can be and how easy it is to pick the wrong one. You brought back a lot of memories with the Nantuck or whatever you call it ; River and radio info on the chart. This past Christmas I gave my son and my step-son the Mariner 6-Pack Course and then decided that maybe the old-man ought to get documented also after reading your article. I agree that the Mariners system does provide a lot of information but not enough and not with an easy way to make the information stick. Study on your vessels computer and study at home. I had to hold back laughter when I saw right there by it, too: Niantic River, refer to Chart 13211.
Students testing for the first time and also retest students must register via the online registration. Meaning, you could only miss 3 out of the 30 questions. To take our Practice Tests, please enter the password below. That was one of the main reasons I chose the online course. The student will be expected to know what safety equipment should be carried on board a yacht. These will give you the most realistic simulation of the questions you can expect. You don't have time to figure out stuff in real life.
For more information, watch the video? Get comfortable with the questions for your license and track your weakest areas. Why Get a Captain's License? I would just poke around on the internet and try to find another treasure trove as it looks like BoatSafe. Warning: Homeport recommends using Internet Explorer. Thanks, would you say that memorizing the tests for deck general through mariners is not sufficient? Another benefit is with the near coastal offshore route, with 6 pack you can go up to 100 miles offshore and with the Master you can go up to 200 miles offshore! The illustrations are not yet available for some of these questions. Also if you can, go for your masters, its only a couple of more weeks and well worth it, you will be glad you did.
I over studied after reading your blog and all of these comments. The cost of testing is included in the price of the module. I got all Bacchus with it ;. Unsupported browsers; such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari, may erroneously say credentials are invalid or display an incompatibility warning. Every single practice question I took in the months and weeks before the exam, when it appeared on the exam, read verbatim both the questions and the available answers from the questions and answers I had studied. Each time you take a practice test, you will be presented with a random selection of questions from each topical area. Your boating experience may limit the tonnage to 25, 50 or 100 gross tons.
Forrest Meiere Trainer at Meiere. But, knowing that and studying that way, sure makes it manageable. I marked the Niantic conundrum as one question I was probably going to miss and moved on. Note: Sea Service experience can be counted on your own vessel. I believe you have to pass all modules to pass the exam or you have to take the entire thing over again. Navigation is another whole problem just watch the dumb math mistakes-got me in trouble more than once. Does that mean the old salt was a bad, or unqualified captain? If you want to really learn.
The questions were exactly the same. Those who do not pass an exam module after three attempts must wait a period of 45 days to retest. Mariners Learning System has gone through a painstaking vetting process and has received course approvals from the United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center Department of Military Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security. Speeds and distances scaled for the small boat, not the ocean liner. Thanks for all the encouragement … Captain Lyle! There is some basic fraction math involved which is kind of like solving a mathmatical word problem in the Navigation Section. As I started taking practice exams available on other websites, I realized how many more possible questions there were—some straightforward, but many very confusing—and I was failing the exams left and right.
In the rare event than an online instructor cannot answer your question, toll free telephone support with one of our Staff Instructors will be provided. And, here I was allowed to miss 3 out of 10. You enroll in the module and pass the first quiz which unlocks the second quiz and so on. Navy Quarter Master See for screen shots and general information or download the latest to see all of the features available. All testing is done at our facilities.
They try to trip you up picking the right heading but the wrong direction, stuff like that. Includes Flashcards, tips on what license to ask for, and Coast Guard licensing procedures. Revised: 04 Mar 2018 16:19:24 -0500 Contact Phone: 207-629-7004 Email: For details on license requirements, application forms, licensing fees, and testing locations, visit the and look under Mariner's information center. Too many light, noises and minutia. You then stopped reading the question and started looking for the specific phrase you knew was in the right answer. Step into your exam knowing you will pass! Let me know how you do!! I made my way through the rest of the plotting feeling like I probably got them all right, but you always guess a little on those when the distances or headings are just a few degrees off. Click the map to view our testing locations by state, date and time.
The grading standards are: Exam Modules Number of Questions Minimum Score Required Number of Questions a Student Can Get Wrong and Still Pass Rules of the Road 30 90% 3 wrong Plotting 10 70% 3 wrong Navigation General 20 70% 6 wrong Deck General 60 70% 18 wrong The student must pass all modules to receive a certification of completion. That's the rules of the road section. No testing at the Coast Guard Regional Exam Centers. Studying just these questions will not be enough to pass your licence exam! So, there I sat on the day of the exam, with four other guys—each of us with parallel rules and pencils in hand—waiting to take the test at a Comfort Inn conference room in Pensacola. Sample exams are also posted in the online study which can be accessed from the link above. We will teach you the knowledge based subjects during your shore based theory week and also fine tune your boat handling skills during your practical course, but you should be familiar with the following areas when you join the class and proficient by the exam date.