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Master Mate 7.5

Inland Only + Great Lakes

500 / 1600 / Unlimited GRT

This exam preparation software is a Microsoft Windows desktop application. See products for screenshots and a general overview of this application.

Item 3006: $139.00

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Deck Stability Book

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Item 5001: $54.95

Deck General and Stability Calculations for Master 500 GT through 2nd Mate Unlimited Vol 1

Terestrial Book

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Item 5003: $49.95

Terrestrial Navigation Problems worked-Out For Master 500 GRT Through 2nd Mate Unlimited Vol 2


Master / Mate Inland Only + Great Lakes

This application and related materials included on the flash drive are for mariners seeking a 500 GRT, 1600 GRT, or Unlimited Master or Mate inland only or a Great Lakes license.

Module Question Bank Size Num of Questions on Exam Passing Score
Rules of the Road 1020 50 90
Deck General 2470 70 70
Deck Safety 2142 70 70
Nav General 1505 70 70
Great Lakes Topics 182 25 70
Nav Problems: Master Chart Plot 56 tests 10 90
Nav Problems: Mate Chart Plot 56 tests 15 87

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 and 128 pages of explanations for deck general - see list 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 three 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:

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.


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