This exam preparation software is a Microsoft Windows desktop application. See products for screenshots and a general overview of this application.
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This application and related materials included on the flash drive are for mariners seeking a Master license with a tonnage of 500/1600 gross tons. Mate 500/1600 ton is on a different flash drive, located here.
Question Bank Size
Num of Questions on Exam
Q100- Rules of the Road
Q120- Deck General
Q121- Deck Safety
Q122- Deck Safety: Stability Prob.
Q123- Nav Gen: Near Coastal
Q124- Nav General: Oceans
Q125- Nav Problems: Chart Plot
Q126- Nav Prob.: Near Coastal
Q127- Nav Problems: Oceans
Navigation General module will be either Near Coastal or Oceans depending on route requested.
Near Coastal routes do not take Q127-Navigation Problems: Oceans
Increase in Scope: From Near Coastal to Oceans requires Q124- Navigation General: Oceans and Q127- Navigation Problems:Oceans
Increase in Scope from Master 500 GRT To Master 1600 GRT on the same route may do so without further examination.
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:
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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