Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

Qualified Assessor Online @ Maine Maritime Academy
Oct 1 all-day

Maine Maritime Academy’s Qualified Assessor course is 100% online.

All assessments must be signed by a qualified assessor approved by the Coast Guard in accordance with 46 CFR 10.405.

This course provides the already qualified seafarer instruction and training in assessment techniques of competency, as well as appropriate guidance in assessment methods and practices. Each participant successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Apply the international and national requirements concerning the training and assessment of officers and ratings on merchant vessels/platforms.
  • Determine and verify effective assessment procedures and methods.
  • Organize and administer, i.e. conduct, assessments to those requiring such.

This USCG approved course meets the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.405(a)(1) and 46 CFR 10.405(d) as well as STCW Code Section A-I/6 paragraphs 3 and 6. This course meets the requirements of the Qualified Assessor fundamentals as outlined as a requirement in USCG NVIC 19-14.

Basic First Aid & CPR @ Maine Maritime Academy
Oct 2 all-day

Renew your certification for elementary First Aid and CPR. Course is approved by the ASHI standards.


Helicopter Underwater Egress Training, HUET @ Maine Maritime Academy
Oct 2 all-day

This 1-day course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and surviving an emergency at sea during travel over or on the water. 

Includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.

Speaker – Mike Ross “Understanding the Hiring Process” @ 1954 Room
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm
Speaker - Mike Ross "Understanding the Hiring Process" @ 1954 Room

Career Services is hosting guest speaker, Michael Ross, who will discuss the hiring process from the human resources perspective. This event is open to all.  Take advantage of his expertise as you prepare for the career fair.  All are welcome. He will lead discussion sessions Friday morning.  Sign up for both the event and sessions under events at

MIB International @ The Waypoint
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MIB International @ The Waypoint

Free popcorn!

Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation @ Day 1: Maine Maritime Academy, Day 2: Fire Training Field, Ellsworth, Maine
Oct 4 – Oct 5 all-day
  • This class is for any applicant with 1 year of sea time within the past 5 years.
  • Day 1 of course is held at Maine Maritime Academy. Day 2 is completed at the fire department followed by the fire training field in Ellsworth, Maine.

This course does not satisfy the requirements for the Basic Training Revalidation components – please see the Basic Training Revalidation course, offered separately, if needed.

USCG Approval:
Course will satisfy the advanced fire-fighting revalidation requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(h) (l) and 11.303(d); and Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 provided he or she has been previously certified per Section A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010.

Basic Training Revalidation @ Day 1: Maine Maritime Academy's Smith Alexander Gym.
Oct 4 – Oct 5 all-day

The course covers all the competencies of Ocean Survival and Basic Fire Fighting.  This training is open for seafarers who:

  • Have been previously certified in Basic Training
  • Capable of meeting the physical and professional eligibility requirements for STCW certification
  • Have at least entry level mariner documents from USCG or a foreign flag state whose mariner credentialing organization will accept USCG documents, and have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their endorsement for Basic Training.

This course does not satisfy the requirements for the Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation components.

USCG Approval:

Applicants who successfully complete this course will satisfy the continued competency requirements for Personal Survival Techniques and Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting in STCW section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(d) (1) and (2) and 46 CFR 12.602 (d)

Monday Night Bingo @ 1954 Lecture Hall
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Night Bingo @ 1954 Lecture Hall

Come play Bingo, compete for prizes!

Career Services: Resume Review Session @ Career Services Conference Room
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come work on your resume to be ready for the upcoming Career Fair.


Bowdoin Community Sail @ MMA Waterfront
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bowdoin Community Sail @ MMA Waterfront

The Castine Community sails are from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.! Space is limited.

Contact Tina Pitchford at 207-326-2364 or with questions and use the form below to reserve your spot.

MMA Faculty & Staff members, please click here to register for a available sails.

Note: Additional sailing offered when the Schooner Crew sails, on a stand-by, space available, no reservations basis to all faculty, staff, students & community throughout the sailing season, when there is NOT a reserved sail scheduled, (weather permitting, traditionally through the end of October) generally Mon-Thu, 4-6.

Closed shoes are required to board. No glass bottles/containers, no strollers permitted on board. All children 12 and under are required to wear Coast Guard approved life jackets, we have a limited number of minimum 30 lb. jackets, but none smaller, so they must provide their own.

No more than 30 passengers per trip, this includes children of any age, even babies in arms.

Trip is Full – Registration has been closed.