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Next WA State Marine Pilot Exam - Overview Webinar


published on 8 October 2020 15

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21 October 2020
Internet - Webinar (Washington), USA
The webinar starts at 1:30 pm PST

Curious about marine pilotage in Washington State? Join us to learn about our Board, our two pilotage districts, and our April 6, 2021 marine pilot exam. Bring your questions!

Click on the "Book your ticket" button to register. If you are unable to attend, a recording of the webinar and Q&A session will be available on their page.
Internet - Webinar (Washington), USA
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