Latest Advice from Confident Captains

5 Mobile Phone Apps Every Professional Captain Should Download

Apps on your mobile device can help you navigate, gather essential information about waterways and weather, and interact with other boaters on the water. Check out a few of our favorites!

How to Navigate the Captain’s License Medical Maze

The National Maritime Center (NMC) tells us that a total of 7,882 MMC applications in 2021 were delayed due to deficiencies in the medical certificate. We share here the top medical reasons that MMC certificates are delayed. 

Sailing in all Circuits: From charter boats and super yachts to offshore projects

Join the PCA on March 23, 2022 at 3:00 pm US Eastern time as we welcome Capt. Madison Olson to discuss her career and record breaking professional sailing aspirations.

Top Five Reasons for Delays in Receiving Mariner Credentials

About half of the roughly 50,000 annual requests from mariners for Captains credentials are delayed at the National Maritime Center due to incomplete applications. How can you avoid the five most common reasons for delays?

Commanding Officer NMC, Capt. Bradley Clare Discusses Mariner Credentialing with the PCA

Join the PCA on February 9, 2022 at 6:30 pm EST as we welcome NMC Commanding Officer Capt. Bradley Clare to discuss mariner credentialing. Submit your questions for Capt. Clare and join us for this exciting opportunity!