We thank our students for their patience during this difficult time.
For the safety and comfort of students and staff, we are currently offering online/virtual classes through June 30, 2020. Please call for more information.
We are now located at 1719 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32210
Weekend classes and evening classes are now forming for Basic Training, Able Seaman, Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboat) and VPDSD. Call for dates and information. VA benefits accepted.
Located in Jacksonville, FL, Bluewater Maritime School provides quality maritime training to both entry level and experienced merchant mariners. From the Ordinary Seaman and Able Seaman programs to 200 Ton Masters, we offer personal expert instruction in both practical training and classroom training. STCW classes include Basic Training, Basic Safety Training Renewal and Basic Safety Training Revalidation.Coast Guard approved security courses include Maritime Security Awareness and Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties.
We also offer various classes to help the experienced mariner advance in their careers, including Able Seaman, Lifeboat, Rating Forming Part of the Navigation Watch,Radar Observer Unlimited, Radar Renewal and Leadership, Managerial Skills and Basic Safety Training Refresher, and Advanced Firefighting.
STCW Basic Training is only $795. and all practical training is done in Jacksonville utilizing fire fighting facilities at FSCJ and an Olympic size indoor pool. Basic Training Refresher and Revalidation classes are also offered monthly.
Licenses include OUPV, 100 Ton Masters and 200 Ton Masters.
Bluewater is proud to assist our veterans by accepting VA benefits.