Apprentice mate, towing vessels, ocean (domestic trade) and near-coastal routes.
Cargo Handling and Stowage:     Barge Regulations (Operations) Required
Celestial Observations:         Fix or Running Fix (Sun Only) For ocean routes only.
          Lat. by Meridian Transit (Sun Only) For ocean routes only.
Communications:     Radiotelephone Communications Required
      Signals: Storm/Wreck/Dist./Special Required
Compass-Magnetic and Gyro:     Magnetic Compass Error/Correction Required
Determination of Compass Error:             Amplitude (Sun Only) For ocean routes only.
              Azimuth (Sun Only) For ocean routes only.
              Terrestrial Observation Required
Emergency Procedures:     Abandon Ship Procedures Required
      Collision Required
      Emergency Towing Required
      Fire or Explosion Required
      Man Overboard Procedures Required
      Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergency Required
      Rescuing Surv. From Ship/Airc. in Dist Required
      Temporary Repairs Required
Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances:     Basic Firefighting and Prevention Required
      Classes and Chemistry of Fire Required
      Firefighting Equip. and Regulations Required
      Firefighting Systems Required
      Organization of Fire Drills Required
Lifesaving:     Lifesaving Appliance Operation Required
      Survival at Sea Required
Maritime Law:National Maritime Law:         Cert. and Documentation of Vessels Required
          Licensing & Certification of Seamen Required
          Load Lines Required
          Pollution Prevention Regulations Required
          Rules and Regs for Uninsp. Vessels Required
          Shipment and Discharge, Manning Required
Medical Care: Knowledge and use of:         First Aid Required
Meteorology and Oceanography:     Characteristics of Weather Systems Required
      Weather Charts and Reports Required
Piloting:         Bearing Problems Required
          Chart Navigation Required
          Dead Reckoning Required
          Distance Off Required
          Fix or Running Fix Required
Radar Equipment:     Radar Observer Certificate For ocean routes only.
SAIL/AUXILIARY SAIL VESSELS ADDENDUM (8):    Any other subject considered necessary to establish the applicant's proficiency Required
Seamanship:     Marlinspike Seamanship Required
      Purchases, Blocks and Tackle Required
Ship Maneuvering and Handling:     Anchoring and Mooring Required
      Berthing and Unberthing Required
      General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and  Transfer Required
      Ice Operations/Ice Navigation Required
      Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Required
      Maneuvering in Shallow Water Required
      Receiving Survivors From Lfbts/Lfrfts Required
      Shiphandling in Rivers, Estuaries Required
      Towing Operations Required
      Wake Reduction Required
     Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather Required
Ship Stability, Construction, and Damage Control:     Trim and Stability Required
Shipboard Management and Training:     Safety Required
      Ship Sanitation Required
Ship's Business:     Certificates and Documents Required Required
Tides and Tidal Currents:             Calculations Required
              Publications Required
              Terms and Definitions Required
Times of Celestial Phenomena:         Electronic Navigation Required
          Instruments and Accessories Required
          Time of Meridian Transit (Sun Only) For ocean routes only.
          Zone Time Sun Rise/Set/Twilight For ocean routes only.
Watchkeeping:     Basic Principles, Watchkeeping Required
      COLREGS Required
      Inland Navigational Rules Required
Navigation General         Aids To Navigation Required
          Charts, Navigation Publications, and Notices to Mariners Required