Master 100 Tons Upgrade
The Masters 100 Tons license is endorsed with an Inland or Near Coastal route limitation based on the bodies of water where you have obtained your sea experience. Inland will allow you to operate inside the Boundary Line (46CFR Part 7) with freight or paying passengers, Near Coastal allows you to operate up to 200 miles from shore with freight or paying passengers. Prince William Sound,
Service Requirements: 46CFR10.428
Service requirements for master of near coastal steam or motor vessels of not more than 100 gross tons.
- The minimum service required to qualify an applicant for a license as master of near coastal steam or motor vessels of not more than 100 gross tons is two years total service in the deck department of steam or motor, sail, or auxiliary sail vessels on ocean or near coastal waters. Service on Great Lakes and inland waters may substitute for up to one year of the required service.
- In order to obtain an endorsement on this license for sail or auxiliary sail vessels, the applicant must submit evidence of 12 months of service on sail or auxiliary sail vessels. The required 12 months of service may have been obtained prior to issuance of the license.