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Old 07-30-2014, 10:46 AM   #24
Boydski
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Originally Posted by Moby Nick View Post
Am also considering a USCG "six pack" Captain's License.
A little off topic, but I used to teach Master's Licensing Courses (and administer the tests). It always surprised me that people rarely had trouble with memorizing the Rules of the Road (even though you need a 90% score to pass). What they most commonly failed on was the Charting portion of the test (70% required to pass).

Most recreational boaters really do not know how to read and use paper charts (or do a set and drift calculation).

Good Luck with your licensing!
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