Captain Madison Olson was born in Key West, Florida to a family of adventurers who fostered in her a love for the ocean and a need for exploration. At 29 years old she has been sailing professionally for the last ten years on vessels ranging from 10 to 55 meters. Olson spent her childhood on […]
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!
The Future is Hybrid: How to get your Captain’s License in a Post-Covid Era
On January 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm,Â we will continue or Pro Seminar Series with Captain Kent Dresser who will discuss how to get your Captain’s License in an era of hybrid instruction. Bring your questions for Kent and join us for the first seminar of 2022!
Livin’ on the edge – Dock Safety and Emergency Management Basics for the Maritime Professional
On Dec 8 at 6:30 pm,Â we will continue or Pro Seminar Series to bring you a deep dive into a topic of interest to small boat professional captains.Â Join us for the last seminar of 2021!
Seamanship andÂ Navigation Then and Now: Techniques, Pitfalls & Lessons Learned Pre- andÂ Post-GPS
This one-hour presentation on Ocotber 27th at 6:30pm will be a fun and educational seminar describing the root causeÂ of mistakes made through lack of proper insight or full situational awareness, that still can catch mariners off guard, even with high tech instruments.
REC New York Reopened in New Location
Regional Exam Center (REC) New York has reopened for examination services in the Federal Building at 201 Varick Street in Lower Manhattan.Â Specific information regarding the RECâ€™s physical address, hours of operation, and entry requirements can be found on theÂ REC New York webpage.
Possible Issues With Recent Pay.Gov Payments
This problem has been resolved and the Merchant Mariner User Fee Payment Form is now functioning properly.
Expired Flare Collection Day
Saturday, May 15th – 9AM – 3PM
Navigating the â€śPerilsâ€ť: An Introduction into the World of Marine Insurance
This one-hour presentation on May 26th at 7pm will cover the unique history, structure, and current landscape of the marine insurance market
Status of CG-719 Series Forms
You may have noticed your application forms expired 3/31/21.
The U.S. Coast Guard asks you to continue using the current version of the CG-719 series of forms as posted on the National Maritime Center website.