Source - Leadership Training Committee Guide (#34169)
- Complete Venturing Leader Specific Training.
- Complete Sea Scouting Leader's specialized training.
- Complete a boating safety course offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron, or similar organization.
- Complete three years of registered tenure as a Skipper within a five year period.
- At least twice during the three-year period serve as the Skipper of a ship earning the National Quality Unit Award or its equivalent.