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.

* 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


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

  • Rigging, bends & hitches


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


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.

Click here for instructions on how to use the Chartwork Plotter.

Click on the image below for videos on how to use the Chartwork Plotter:

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Available from Coastguard Boating Education, nationwide delivery.


Price: $299.00 (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 January 2015 (Northland)
COASTGUARD BOATING EDUCATION 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Thu 31st Dec 2015 For All Boatmaster enquiries in Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Dargaville & Whangarei, contact Coastguard Boating Education directly    
Courses starting February 2015 (Northland)
Coastguard Maritime School - Bay of Islands 09 303 9364 Sat 28th Feb - Wed 11th Mar 2015 8.30am-4.30 pm & 7pm-10pm
Basic course pack, extra resources may be required, order form is sent out with confirmation of booking. 2 Weekends and 2 Wednesday nights.
$435.00
Courses starting May 2015 (Northland)
Kerikeri Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Sat 9th - Sat 30th May 2015 Starts 9 May 2015
Sat 9 May 9am-5pm; Tue 12 May 630-930pm; Thur 14 May 630-930pm; Sat 16 May 9am-5pm; Mon 18 May 630-930pm; Tue 19 May 630-930pm; Sat 23 May (incl Written Assessment) 9am-5pm; Sat 30 May (Oral Assessment).
$435.00
Courses starting June 2015 (Northland)
Tutukaka Marina 0800 40 80 90 Sat 13th - Sun 21st Jun 2015 9am to 5pm
Course runs over 2 weekends
$435.00  
 Region B - Auckland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Coastguard Maritime School 09 303 9364 Contact to register interest    
Courses starting January 2015 (Auckland)
AUCKLAND 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Tue 1st Dec 2015 For All Boatmaster enquiries in Auckland, contact Coastguard Boating Education directly    
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 31st Jan - Sun 15th Feb 2015 9am to 5pm
Course is run over 2 weekends
$435.00  
Courses starting February 2015 (Auckland)
Coastguard Maritime School - Mechanics Bay 09 303 9364 Sat 7th Feb - Mon 23rd Mar 2015 8.30am-4.30 pm & 7pm-10pm
Basic course pack, extra resources may be required, order form is sent out with confirmation of booking. 1 weekend and 7 nights
$435.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Mechanics Bay 09 303 9364 Thu 19th Feb - Thu 21st May 2015 7pm-10pm
Basic course pack, extra resources may be required, order form is sent out with confirmation of booking. Thursday nights
$435.00
Courses starting May 2015 (Auckland)
Coastguard Maritime School - Mechanics Bay 09 303 9364 Sat 2nd May - Thu 18th Jun 2015 8.30am-4.30 pm & 7pm-10pm
Basic course pack, extra resources may be required, order form is sent out with confirmation of booking. 1 weekend and 7 Thursday nights
$435.00
Courses starting June 2015 (Auckland)
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2015 9am to 5pm
Course run over 2x weekends
$435.00
Courses starting July 2015 (Auckland)
Selwyn College 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Tue 28th Jul - Tue 15th Sep 2015 6pm - 9pm
Run over 9x Tuesdays and 1x Saturday
$435.00
 Region C - Waikato / BOP     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
WAIKATO, TAUPO & BAY OF PLENTY 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Thu 31st Dec 2015 For All Boatmaster enquiries in the Waikato & Bay of Plenty, call Coastguard Boating Education directly    
Courses starting April 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Thu 9th Apr - Thu 11th Jun 2015 6pm - 9pm
Course run over 10x evenings
$525.00
Courses starting May 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Coastguard Raglan 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 7th May - Sat 27th Jun 2015 6pm - 9pm Thu x8 / 930am - 4pm Sat x1
Run over 8x Thursday Evenings and 1x full Saturday
$435.00
Courses starting August 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Whitianga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Sat 1st - Sun 9th Aug 2015 9am to 5pm
Course held over 2 weekends
$435.00
 Region D - Central North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2015 (Central North Island)
MANAWATU, PALMERSTON NTH & WANGANUI 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Tue 1st Dec 2015 For All Boatmaster enquiries in the Manawatu, Palmerston North & Wanganui, call Coastguard Boating Education directly    
Courses starting February 2015 (Central North Island)
River Boat Centre Wanganui 0800 40 80 90 Wed 25th Feb - Thu 30th Apr 2015 6:30-9:30pm
Evening course run over 10x Wednesdays
$435.00
Courses starting June 2015 (Central North Island)
Taranaki Surf Lifesaving 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2015 9am to 5pm
Course run over 2x Weekends
$435.00
 Region E - Lower North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2015 (Lower North Island)
WELLINGTON, HUTT VALLEY, KAPITI & MASTERTON 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Tue 1st Dec 2015 For All Boatmaster enquiries in the Greater Wellington & Wairarapa, call Coastguard Boating Education directly    
 Region F - Upper South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2015 (Upper South Island)
NELSON, PICTON, BLENHEIM & KAIKOURA 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Thu 31st Dec 2015 For all Boatmaster enquiries in Nelson, Picton, Blenheim & Kaikoura, call Coastguard Boating Education directly    
Courses starting May 2015 (Upper South Island)
Picton 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Fri 8th - Sun 17th May 2015 Fri 630-930pm 2x Sat 9am-4pm
Course held over 1x Friday evening 630-930pm and 2x weekends Sat & Sun 9am-4pm
$435.00
 Region G - Christchurch / Canterbury     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2015 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
CHRISTCHURCH & CANTERBURY 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Thu 31st Dec 2015 For all Day Skipper enquiries in Christchurch, Nth & Sth Cantebury & West Coast, call Coastguard Boating Education directly    
Courses starting February 2015 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Tallys Marine Rescue Centre West Coast 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Sat 28th Feb - Sun 8th Mar 2015 9am to 5pm
2-day Weekend Course - West Coast
$435.00
 Region H - Lower South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting January 2015 (Lower South Island)
OTAGO & SOUTHLAND 0800 40 80 90 Ask for Joanne Thu 1st Jan - Thu 31st Dec 2015 For all Boatmaster enquiries in Dunedin, Queenstown, Clyde & Invercargill, call Coastguard Boating Education directly    
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