Any Master licensed captain who wishes to operate an inspected sail vessel for hire, must have an Auxiliary Sail endorsement added to his or her license.
This course covers the following topics:
- Marlinespike Seamanship for Sailing vessels
- Operating Under Sail
- Navigational Rules
- Operating Sail Vessels under Power
This online course is based on a 4-hour in-person course.
Internet access is required. The preferred web browser is Google Chrome, but you may use Edge or Safari if necessary.
Any applicant who successfully completes the Auxiliary Sail (Blended) (NOREMI-958) course within one year of application will satisfy: The professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(j) to add an Auxiliary Sail endorsement, as per 46 CFR 11.401(d), to any national deck officer endorsement authorized by regulation.
This course consists of one written exam – Auxiliary Sail. The written exam can be taken online through HALO° Exams. You will receive 3 attempts for your exam. If you fail all 3 attempts, you must pay a retake fee of $25.00.