ActiveCaptain Points

What are ActiveCaptain Points?

As you make updates, add markers, and enter reviews, you gain points. Whenever you see a review, the current number of points of the captain who wrote the review will be displayed. This gives you an indication of the experience the captain has and how much they contribute to the site.

Points are earned as follows:

    Each update accepted - 1 point
    Each new marker accepted - 10 points
    Writing a review - 10 points

The quickest way to obtain points is to write reviews. You can only write one review for each marker. If you re-review a marker, you'll be able to edit your previous review but no extra points are awarded.

ActiveCaptain Point Levels - Total Points

As you reach different point levels, you become eligible for awards. You can receive only one item or free sample for each point level and some items and samples may have restrictions such as "while supply lasts" or "for a limited time period." When you reach one of the levels you will receive an email asking for your mailing information, and, in the case of third party products, permission to pass your information along to the third party.

You can check how many total points you have by logging in and going to My Account. Your total points are also displayed on every page in the top right next to your captain name when you are logged in.

50 Points Award - Defender $5 Coupon Defender

We all know the reputation of Defender Industries and many of you have taken advantage of the weekly Defender 1st special offers listed in the ActiveCaptain newsletters each week. Defender is the largest and oldest discount marine outfitting company in North America. They carry over 50,000 brand name products and can special order any product from 1,000’s of manufacturers. Over 90% of orders ship out the same business day from Waterford, CT. They ship worldwide. You can visit them on the web, Defender.

100 Points Award - Clamp-aid covers Clamp-aid covers

Clamp-aid covers are wonderful, inexpensive add-ons that all boats should use. They cover the ends of hose clamps and T-bolts to significantly cut down on the amount of blood you'll contribute when doing any type of maintenance. These are high quality ones that you'll like. They're available in 7 different colors and made in the USA. We received a set of samples and have now put them everywhere in our engine room and various equipment lockers.

For more information, see the Clamp-aid website.

150 Points Award - Rescue Tape Rescue Tape

Rescue Tape is a self-fusing silicone repair product with infinite uses. First used by the US Military and now seen at consumer and industrial trade shows across America, this is the most versatile and easy-to-use emergency repair product available. You can repair leaks on plumbing and hoses in a flash, use to insulate electrical wiring or as shrink wrap, wrap tool handles, and much, much more.

For more information go to the Rescue Tape web site. The Rescue Tape award will last as long as supplies last from Harbor Products, Inc.

250 Points Award - An ActiveCaptain Hat ActiveCaptain Hat

A cool cotton hat with the ActiveCaptain logo boldly displayed lets everyone know you are a major contributor to the ActiveCaptain web site. Wear it proudly every time you check into a marina, fuel up, or hang out at the dock. When marinas see your hat, they'll know that you're one of the people who writes reviews. Lots of reviews.



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Earn Points
ActiveCaptain hat Every time you contribute to the ActiveCaptain community, you'll earn points. Earn enough points and you'll receive free items like an ActiveCaptain hat as you reach different point levels.

Learn more about how points work and the free products and discounts available.