MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.
This one day course is recommended as an introductory course to prepare candidates for taking advanced courses such as Yachtmaster or to improve general boathandling skills. This class combines classroom training and onboard boathandling skills utilizing a twin screw motor yacht up to 50 feet.
This course has a minimum of three candidates to cover crewing requirements and a maximum of six candidates so that each student will receive adequate time on the helm.