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Mariner Advancement  100T & OUPV 4.0


Price:  $89.99


OUPV / 6 Pack 
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3rd Mate 
2nd Mate 
Chief Mate 
Master Unlimited 
Flashing Lights 
Qmed Oiler 
Chief Limited 
3rd Engineer 
2nd Engineer 
1st Engineer 
Chief Engineer 
User Manual 

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100T & OUPV

Mariner Advancement 100T & OUPV  is examination preparation software designed for both 100 Ton Master and OUPV, Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels.  OUPV allows you to cary 6 paying passengers and is often reffered to as a 6-Pack license.  

Mariner Advancement 100T & OUPV  contains 1090 Rules of the Road questions, 2276 Deck General questions, 920 Navigation General questions, 1865 Deck Safety and Environmental questions ,  and 160 T-Boat regulation questions.  We have a Navigation Problems section with 245 questions and several sections for endorsements such as Towing, Sailing, and Great Lakes.   We also have a section for the three Charts used by the Coast Guard for testing, Chesapeake Bay, Long Island Sound, and Block Island Sound.  Each Chart has between 23 to 29 tests.  Most test are around 15 questions but range from 9 to 15.  All chart questions are in sequence.  The training charts can be obtained from www.waypoints.com. The chart numbers are...

12221TR Nautical Training Chart--Chesapeake Bay Entrance

12354TR Nautical Training Chart--Long Island Sound

13205TR Nautical Training Chart--Block Island Sound


Mariner Advancement 100T & OUPV 4.0  contains the following new features, a speech synthesizer which will read the question and answers using the Windows speech synthesizer, over 800 rules of the road questions linked to a highlighted page showing the actual rule in the U.S.C.G. rules of the road book, a preview feature for the mentioned rules of the road window, and a new preview feature for the question iillustration window.

 See Products for screen shots and general information or download the latest 4.0 manual here to see all of the featues available.

Also include on the flashdrive in the Resources folder is sections of the 1983 Tidal current tables, sections of the 1983 Tide Tables and two PDF files necessary to answer the chart questions, Chart_header_text.pdf and Questions_with_Tables.pdf.   The latter two files contain boat specific information such as draft, and deviation for answering the chart questions.  Also in the Deck Resources folder are several Naval Training Manuals in PDF format such as, Seaman, Damage Control, Lookout, Quartermaster, and US Navy nautical skills course.

If you are ready to purchase simply click on the "Add to Cart" button at the top of the page and PayPal will walk you through the transaction, your financial information is not shared with Advancement Softare LLC. Once your payment is complete, you will be emailed a receipt for your  transaction, and we ship our products on the next business day from purchase.

USCG Administered 100T & OUPV  Exams

The USCG generates an exam  from a question bank consisting of thousands of questions.  Although the question bank is the same for these two licenses the exams differ in the number of questions per test, and passing score required.  See the chart below for specific USCG exam requirements.  Contact USCG to receive an evaluation for testing.  Contact USCG for information on other requirements for obtaining this Merchant Mariner License as well as to inquire to any changes in the testing requirements listed below.


  • Reduced question list.  All questions are hand picked by USCG licensed merchant mariner officers.
  • Each question provides a reference for the USCG book and question number.
  • The user has a choice as to the number of questions per test.
  • The user has the option to display all answer choices or only the correct answer.
  • The user has the ability to tag questions while testing and revisit the tagged questions through the tag question menu without having to search through the entire quesiton database.
  • The user has the ability to go back through the current test questions and review questions already answered.
  • Full search utility of all questions and illustrations.
  • USCG released illustrations are provided in the software and loaded with each relevant test question.
  • Once you answer a question correctly Mariner Advancement(R) temporarily removes that question from the list. This allows you to focus on the more difficult questions rather than wasting time reviewing questions you already know.
  • Speech synthesizer is new to version 4.0.
  • Preview screens are new to version 4.0 which speeds up testing by allowing the user to determine if they need  to take the time to load the explanation or illustration in full screen mode.
  • The user can take the exams over and over with no time restraints, valid per user agreement.
  • Mariner Advancement(R) is distributed on a USB drive so you can take it with you.  Study on your vessels computer and study at home.  
  • Runs on most PCs with a USB port.  Please check system requirements below.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Seven, Windows 8 in the desktop tile. (Not compatible with Windows RT)
  • 1.0 GHz CPU, 384 MB RAM
  • 2.0 and 3.0 USB support
  • Mouse or compatible pointing device
  • 1024 X 768 Screen Resolution

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