Aim: Develop comprehensive boating knowledge.
Prerequisites: Day Skipper recommended.
Qualification: NZ Boatmaster Certificate (Unit Standard 26541 available).
Course Content: A comprehensive course for boaties with some existing knowledge and experience. Applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches and powerboats.
Search & rescue
Lifesaving & fire fighting
Chartwork & publications
Tides & weather
Buoys & beacons
Lights & day shapes
4. Boat Handling
Anchors & anchoring
Steerage & manoeuvring
Berthing, launching & retrieving
Rough seas & surf
5. Rules & Regulations
Collision prevention rules
Water recreation rules
Rigging, bends & hitches
Students doing a Day Skipper or a Boatmaster course with our school have an exclusive opportunity to apply their knowledge during an evening on Auckland Harbour aboard a 60' Coastguard Rescue Vessel. Click here for more information.
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