Note: It shall be the policy of this school that all students provide appropriate photo identification upon enrollment.
This assistance towing endorsement is a provision added to a captain’s license. An Assistance Towing Endorsement is designed for boat captains who would like to be able to tow disabled vessel for a fee. Captains are required by the USCG to hold an Assistance Towing Endorsement on their captain’s license to be able to assist vessels that have run aground, are disabled, or have run out of fuel. The completion of training, will satisfy the requirements of 46 CFR 11.482(b) to add an Assistance Towing endorsement to any national officer endorsement as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) or Mate or Master on vessels of less than 200 GRT.