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.
Course Fee: $475.00 per person and includes a copy of Safety In Small Craft. The other recommended resources are Rules of the Road at Sea, Nautical Flashcards and a Chartwork Plotter. These can be purchased from us and supplied at the beginning of your course.
Coastguard Northern Region Members can book on the Boatmaster courses listed below for $410.00 pp! Please book by selecting the member option below (online bookings subject to member verfication) or phone during office hours on 0800 262 843 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
*Only applies to Northern Region Members and the courses listed below.