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Mariner Advancement Mate 500 1600 GRT Oceans & Near Coastal
This application and related materials included on the flash drive are for mariners seeking a mate license with a tonnage of 500/1600 gross tons. Master 500/1600 ton is on a different flash drive, located here.
Question Bank Size
Num of Questions on Exam
Q100- Rules of the Road
Q136- Deck General
Q137- Deck Safety
Q138- Nav Gen: Near Coastal
Q139- Nav General: Oceans
Q140- Nav Problems: Chart Plot
Q141- Nav Prob.: Near Coastal
Q142- Nav Problems: Oceans
Navigation General module will be either Near Coastal or Oceans depending on route requested.
Near Coastal routes do not take Q142-Navigation Problems: Oceans
Raise of Grade: Applicants raising grade from Third Mate to Second Mate may do so without further examination.
Increase in scope from 500 Mate to 1600 GRT Mate may do so without further examination.
Increase in Scope: From Near Coastal to Oceans requires Q139- Navigation General: Oceans and Q142- Navigation Problems:Oceans
This software links each Rules of the Road question to the Rules book page and highlights the rule that relates to each question. In addition, 510 pages of explanations have been created for the navigation problem subtopics listed below.
We will continue to add more explanations as we work our way through the question banks. The four pdf file links below are samples of the explanations we are adding and are available here for your viewing or download.
Chart plotting instructional videos are provided, including: introduction to publications, introduction to chart tools, introduction to nautical charts, introduction to maneuvering board, course and speed made good, course to steer with set and drift and leeway, speed made good with time, running fix, and two complete fifteen question USCG chart plots (as a student would see on their actual USCG exam). See below for a sample of our training videos. Training charts can be obtained here.
Located on the flash drive in the deck resources folder are several manuals, many of which are required to solve the USCG questions. The following list of manuals are in PDF format and can be printed or transferred to a portable device:
Light Lists & Coast Pilots
Manual loading MV Grand Haven
NOAA National Weather Service
NOAA Nautical Chart Symbols & Terms
NOAA Nautical Chart Users Manual
Pub102 International Code Of Signals
Pub117 Radio Navigation Aids
Pub226 Magnetic Compass Adjustment
Pub229 Vol2 Sight Reduction Tables
USCG Chemical Data Guide
USCG Rules Of The Road
Several U.S. Navy Deck training manuals
See products for testing application screen shots and general overview, and warranty and shipping and sales tax information. See the latest Software Guide and User Manual to see all of the features available.
No internet required
One year of free updates
Practice tests by unlimited random tests
Test by tagged questions
Test by text search of questions
Test by illustration search of questions
Test by subtopic
Easy, touch enabled interface
illustrations display with question
Speech synthesizer to read questions
Option to show correct answer only
Books and reference material
Written explanations for many subjects
Chart plotting videos for deck
Minimum System Requirements:
Microsoft Windows Version 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 with x86 architecture such as Intel or AMD processor.
Not compatible with ARM processor, Windows RT, Surface Pro X, or Chromebook.
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