Boating Education Courses - Boatmaster

Boatmaster

A comprehensive course for boaties with some existing knowledge and experience. Applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches and powerboats.

Aim: To gain detailed boating knowledge.
Duration: 30 Hours.
Qualification: NZ Boatmaster Certificate. Unit Standard 26541 available.
Prerequisites: Day Skipper recommended.


Modules:

1. Equipment

2. Emergencies

  • Accidents
  • Distress signals
  • Distress procedures
  • Search & rescue
  • Lifesaving & fire fighting

3. Navigation

  • Compass
  • Chartwork & publications
  • Tides & weather
  • Buoys & beacons
  • Lights & day shapes

4. Boat Handling

  • Stability
  • Anchors & anchoring
  • Steerage & manoeuvring
  • Berthing, launching & retrieving
  • Rough seas & surf
  • Crossing bars

5. Rules & Regulations

  • Collision prevention rules
  • Water recreation rules
  • Harbour bylaws
  • Skipper responsibility

6. Ropes


Boatmaster Tutorials

Learn from an experienced tutor at one of the many education centres throughout the country.

Price: Tutorial fees are variable throughout the country. Please obtain a quote from the venue of your choice.
Timetable: Please see the timetable below for details.

* Basic course pack includes Manual & Assessment

* Full course pack includes Manual, Assessment, Safety in Small Craft, Rules of the Road at Sea, Nautical Flashcards & Chartwork Plotter


* Basic course pack includes Manual & Assessment


* Full course pack includes Manual, Assessment, Safety in Small Craft, Rules of the Road at Sea, Nautical Flashcards & Chartwork Plotter


Boatmaster Home Study

Now you can learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. Ideal for people who cannot attend a Boatmaster course due to a restricted schedule or geographical location.

The Boatmaster assessment is only available within New Zealand.

Includes: Boatmaster Manual, Study Guide, Chartwork Plotter, Safety in Small Craft text book, Rules of the Road at Sea reference book and Nautical Flashcards.

*** You have 12 months to complete your Home Study course


Price: $315.00 (includes assessment fee)
Phone: 0800 40 80 90
Email:
Office: 165 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland
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Timetable of Tutorials

 Region A - Northland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting May 2015 (Northland)
Kerikeri Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 9th - Sat 30th May Basic Course Pack. 3 Saturdays, 9th, 16th, and 23rd May and x 4 week day evenings (12th, 14th, 18th and 19th May). Written assessment on the afternoon of the 23rd May. Oral assessment on 30th May (45 minutes each) $435.00  
Kerikeri Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 9th - Sat 30th May Full Course Pack. 3 Saturdays, 9th, 16th, and 23rd May and x 4 week day evenings (12th, 14th, 18th and 19th May). Written assessment on the afternoon of the 23rd May. Oral assessment on 30th May (45 minutes each) $525.00  
Courses starting June 2015 (Northland)
Tutukaka Marina 0800 40 80 90 Sat 13th - Sun 21st Jun 2 Weekends 9am-5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Tutukaka Marina 0800 40 80 90 Sat 13th - Sun 21st Jun 2 Weekends 9am-5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
 Region B - Auckland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting May 2015 (Auckland)
Coastguard Maritime School - Mechanics Bay 09 303 4303 Sat 2nd May - Thu 18th Jun Sat & Sun 8:30am - 4:30pm & 7 Thursday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Mechanics Bay 09 303 4303 Sat 2nd May - Thu 18th Jun Sat & Sun 8:30am - 4:30pm & 7 Thursday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
SYC Centreboard - 30 Gordon Craig Place, Algies Bay 0800 40 80 90 Sat 2nd - Sun 10th May 8.30am-4.30pm
2 Full Weekends Full Course Pack
$525.00
SYC Centreboard - 30 Gordon Craig Place, Algies Bay 0800 40 80 90 Sat 2nd - Sun 10th May 8.30am-4.30pm
2 Full Weekends Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Royal Akarana Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 16th - Sun 24th May 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Royal Akarana Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 16th - Sun 24th May 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Courses starting June 2015 (Auckland)
Coastguard Maritime School - Waiuku Coastguard 09 303 4303 Wed 3rd Jun - Wed 26th Aug 13 Wednesday Evenings 7pm - 9:30pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Waiuku Coastguard 09 303 4303 Wed 3rd Jun - Wed 26th Aug 13 Wednesday Evenings 7pm - 9:30pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Waiuku 0508 737 283 Thu 18th Jun - Thu 10th Sep 7pm - 9:30pm
13 Thursday Nights Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Waiuku 0508 737 283 Thu 18th Jun - Thu 10th Sep 7pm - 9:30pm
13 Thursday Nights Full Course Pack
$525.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Howick Coastguard 09 303 4303 Sat 20th Jun - Wed 5th Aug Sat & Sun 8:30am - 4:30pm & 7 Wednesday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Howick Coastguard 09 303 4303 Sat 20th Jun - Wed 5th Aug Sat & Sun 8:30am - 4:30pm & 7 Wednesday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9:30am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9:30am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Massey University Albany 09 303 4303 Mon 29th Jun - Mon 31st Aug 10 Monday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Massey University Albany 09 303 4303 Mon 29th Jun - Mon 31st Aug 10 Monday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
 Region C - Waikato / BOP     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting May 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Coastguard Raglan 0800 40 80 90 Thu 7th May - Sat 27th Jun 8 Thursday Evenings 6pm - 9pm & 1 Saturday 9:30am - 4pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Raglan 0800 40 80 90 Thu 7th May - Sat 27th Jun 8 Thursday Evenings 6pm - 9pm & 1 Saturday 9:30am - 4pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Courses starting June 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Thu 11th Jun - Thu 13th Aug 6pm-9pm
10 Thursday Evenings Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Thu 11th Jun - Thu 13th Aug 6pm-9pm
10 Thursday Evenings Full Course Pack
$525.00
Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club, Gisborne 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Courses starting August 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 1st - Sun 16th Aug 9am - 5pm
2 full weekends,1/2 Aug & 15/16 Aug Full Course Pack
$525.00
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 1st - Sun 16th Aug 9am - 5pm
2 full weekends,1/2 Aug & 15/16 Aug Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Courses starting September 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Taupo Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Fri 11th - Sun 27th Sep 7pm
3 weekends Fridays 7pm - 9pm and Sundays 8.30am - 4.30pm Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Taupo Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Fri 11th - Sun 27th Sep 7pm
3 weekends Fridays 7pm - 9pm and Sundays 8.30am - 4.30pm Full Course Pack
$525.00
 Region D - Central North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2015 (Central North Island)
Hawke's Bay Coastguard Operations and Education Centre 0800 40 80 90 Tue 9th Jun - Tue 28th Jul 7pm-9pm
Tuesday and Thursday evenings (15 sessions) from 7pm-9pm Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Hawke's Bay Coastguard Operations and Education Centre 0800 40 80 90 Tue 9th Jun - Tue 28th Jul 7pm-9pm
Tuesday and Thursday evenings (15 sessions) from 7pm-9pm Full Course Pack
$525.00
Taranaki Surf Lifesaving, New Plymouth 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
 Region F - Upper South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting May 2015 (Upper South Island)
Picton Emergency Operation Centre 0800 40 80 90 Fri 8th - Sun 17th May 1 Friday 6.30pm - 9.30pm 2 Weekends 9am - 4pm
Full Course Pack 1st session is on Friday May 8th from 6.30-9.30pm, all other sessions are over Saturday and Sunday for the following 2 weekends
$525.00
Picton Emergency Operation Centre 0800 40 80 90 Fri 8th - Sun 17th May 1 Friday 6.30pm - 9.30pm 2 Weekends 9am - 4pm
Basic Course Pack 1st session is on Friday May 8th from 6.30-9.30pm, all other sessions are over Saturday and Sunday for the following 2 weekends
$435.00
Courses starting September 2015 (Upper South Island)
Port Nelson Visitors Centre 0800 40 80 90 Sat 12th - Sun 20th Sep 9am - 5pm
2 Weekends Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Port Nelson Visitors Centre 0800 40 80 90 Sat 12th - Sun 20th Sep 9am - 5pm
2 Weekends Full Course Pack
$525.00
 Region G - Christchurch / Canterbury     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2015 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
The Naval Point Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Tue 2nd Jun - Thu 2nd Jul Tues & Thurs 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Full course pack
$525.00
The Naval Point Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Tue 2nd Jun - Thu 2nd Jul Tues & Thurs 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Basic course pack
$435.00
Courses starting September 2015 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Naval Point Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 12th - Sun 20th Sep 9am-5pm
2 weekends, Saturday and Sunday Basic Course Pack
$435.00
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