About Us

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute is a full time training facility providing US Coast Guard approved courses.

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute, was founded in 1992 and has continued to grow. We occupy over 8,000 square feet in our modern training facility on US Route 17, just four miles north of Yorktown, in Hayes, Virginia.  We are open 52 weeks of the year!

CMTI StaffCMTI support does not end in the classroom! We know the value of individual instruction and ensure we provide it. You get direct personal assistance throughout your training and with all of your homework assignments. This support starts when you enroll and continues even after issuance of your license or document by the Coast Guard. We keep you informed of the latest industry changes via our e-newsletter. Sign up at www.chesapeakemarineinst.com.

CMTI’s instructors are all licensed, professional mariners, skilled in sharing their knowledge with others and provide personal tutoring when needed. We take pride in presenting professional seamanship skills and knowledge for mariners seeking their U.S. Coast Guard License or Document.