The Chapman School Credentials

  • Walter Cronkite & Hugh Downs, former trusteesDesignated The Maritime School of Florida by the State Legislature

  • Licensed by The Commission of Independent Education, Florida Department of Education

  • Approved by the United States Coast Guard under subpart C of part 10, Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations

  • Approved by the State of Florida and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)

  • American Sailing Association Certification Facility

  • Approved for Veterans Education Benefits

  • Authorized by Federal Law to train non-immigrant alien students

  • Chartered by The State of Florida as a non-profit educational institution

  • Recognized by The IRS as a non-profit educational facility under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code Section 170 (b)(1)(A)(II)
    Listed as Charles F. Chapman School of Seamanship, Inc.