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Additional Course Materials

The instructor is the author of two copyrighted license prep study guides (“Writing the License:Hawsepiper’s Guide to Great Lakes Pilotage” and “Inland Mate/Master AGT”).

Great Lakes Pilotage Familiarization (GL-Pilot)

Individual Course / Program


2 Days

Training Method

Lecture and Practical Demonstration




Navigation Equipment (Dividers, Triangles, Parallel Ruler)



Individual Course


Part of Program


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Course Description

This course is a two day course that is taught by an active Great Lakes Pilot. The curriculum focuses specifically on the various aspects of the Great Lakes and specific items to be aware of when testing with the USCG.

Prerequisites- 1080 days of Great Lakes Sea Service.

Suggested Courses/Skills- None.

What You Will Learn

  • Local knowledge
  • Test tips
  • Chart construction/sketches
  • Review of the AtoNs
  • Probable AtoNs for each lake

Course Dates

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There are no available dates for this course at this time.
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