(1) Each applicant
for a Warrant Pilot Commission must attend an examination, oral and written,
conducted by the Commissioners.
The examination will pertain to the management and navigation of vessels,
federal and state pilotage, knowledge of channels, waters, harbors, ports,
currents, courses, distances, equipment, aids, weather, laws, regulations,
practices and procedures.
examination will require specific and detailed knowledge of the following:
(a) International and Inland Rules of the
(b) relevant statutes and
regulations of the United States and of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and
of the cities and towns within District One; and
(c) regulations of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S.
Coast and Geodetic Survey, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers having effect
within District One.
The Commissioners shall examine the applicant as they deem appropriate to
determine the fitness and ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform
the duties of a Warrant Pilot and a Full Branch Pilot.
(5) Any applicant who does not, at such
examination, satisfy the Commissioners that the applicant is fit and able to
satisfactorily perform the duties of a Warrant Pilot or a Full Branch Pilot may
not reapply until the expiration of 30 days from the date of the conclusion of
the applicant's examination.