Mariners Learning System


US Sailing is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mariners Learning System to provide US Sailing members with access to U.S. Coast Guard Approved Captain’s Licensing Courses and Exams Online, Virtual FCC Tests, and a variety of other industry-leading maritime training programs. This partnership aims to facilitate knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities within the maritime community, fostering growth and collaboration among industry professionals. 

“We recognize that for many individuals, becoming a Licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain is a career goal,” said Stu Gilfillen, Director of Education at US Sailing. “Whether it’s an instructor working at a Community Sailing Center or a maritime professional looking to take that next step, we want to create a pathway for continuing education in the marine industry. We are excited to have found a partner with Mariners Learning System’s track record of providing top-notch maritime education." 

Through this collaboration, US Sailing members will receive a 10% discount on registration in Mariners Learning System’s educational resources and training opportunities. Members can access their Mariners Learning System discount, along with a host of other benefits and discounts on gear, publications, and events, by logging into My US Sailing to access your benefit.

"We are delighted to welcome US Sailing as our educational partner," said Robert Figular, CEO of Mariners Learning System. "This partnership will enable us to expand our reach and provide US Sailing's members with comprehensive maritime training that meets their specific needs. Together, we can empower those in the boating community to thrive and excel in their careers." 

About US Sailing

The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and advancement for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Bristol, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US Sailing offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team. For more information,  please visit

About Mariners Learning System

Mariners Learning System is a recognized leader in online maritime education and training. Since its establishment in 2002, Mariners Learning System has been delivering top-quality, Coast Guard-approved training programs to individuals worldwide. Its comprehensive curriculum, innovative learning platform, and dedicated instructors ensure that students receive the highest standard of education in the maritime industry.