D-700  Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement

Course Overview


This course provides classroom training in basic assistance towing techniques, terminology, and safety to the meet training requirements for issuance of a Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement to a US Coast Guard License.


1 Days (4 Hours)

Class start time: 5:00pm


This course is principally intended for candidates seeking the Assistance Towing Endorsement on their US Coast Guard issued license / MMC. This course may also be of value to others operating vessels on the water who may not be seeking U.S. Coast Guard endorsement. Students must also be able to read, write, and speak the English language.


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Class Schedules subject to change without notice.

Course Details:

This courseprovides training to mariners seeking an endorsement authorizing them to engagein assistance towing  and will satisfythe examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.482 (b) for an Assistance Towingendorsement to any MMC or license up to Master, Not More Than 200 Gross tons.

The course covers the following topics:


Safety Awareness

Forces in Towing

Towing Equipment

Standard Towing Procedures

Towing Precautions


The student will be administered a 10 question multiple-choice examination with a minimum score of 70% required.

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