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

  • 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


* 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: $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 February 2015 (Northland)
Coastguard Maritime School - Bay of Islands 09 303 4303 Sat 28th Feb - Wed 11th Mar 2 Weekends 8.30am - 4.30 pm & 2 Wed Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Bay of Islands 09 303 4303 Sat 28th Feb - Wed 11th Mar 2 Weekends 8.30am - 4.30 pm & 2 Wed Evenings 7pm - 10pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Courses starting May 2015 (Northland)
Kerikeri Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 9th - Sat 30th May 4 Saturdays 9am - 5 pm & 4 Weekday Evenings 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Kerikeri Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 9th - Sat 30th May 4 Saturdays 9am - 5 pm & 4 Weekday Evenings 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Full Course Pack
$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 March 2015 (Auckland)
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 7th - Sun 15th Mar 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 7th - Sun 15th Mar 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Royal Akarana Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 21st - Sun 29th Mar 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Royal Akarana Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 21st - Sun 29th Mar 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
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
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 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 9am - 5pm
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
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
Courses starting July 2015 (Auckland)
Selwyn College 0800 40 80 90 Tue 28th Jul - Tue 15th Sep 9 Tuesday Evenings 6pm - 9pm & 1 Saturday
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Selwyn College 0800 40 80 90 Tue 28th Jul - Tue 15th Sep 9 Tuesday Evenings 6pm - 9pm & 1 Saturday
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
 Region C - Waikato / BOP     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting April 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Thu 9th Apr - Thu 11th Jun 10 Thursday Evenings 6pm - 9pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Thu 9th Apr - Thu 11th Jun 10 Thursday Evenings 6pm - 9pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Courses starting May 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Coastguard Raglan 0800 40 80 90 Thu 7th May - Sat 27th Jun 7 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 7 Thursday Evenings 6pm - 9pm & 1 Saturday 9:30am - 4pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Courses starting June 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club, Gisborne 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club, Gisborne 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Courses starting August 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Whitianga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 1st - Sun 9th Aug 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Whitianga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 1st - Sun 9th Aug 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
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)
Taranaki Surf Lifesaving, New Plymouth 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
 Region E - Lower North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting April 2015 (Lower North Island)
Mana Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Tue 21st Apr - Tue 28th Jul 15 Tuesday Evenings 7pm - 9pm
Basic Course Pack
$435.00
Mana Cruising Club 0800 40 80 90 Tue 21st Apr - Tue 28th Jul 15 Tuesday Evenings 7pm - 9pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
 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
$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
$435.00
 Region G - Christchurch / Canterbury     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting March 2015 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Naval Point Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Tue 3rd Mar - Thu 2nd Apr 6-9pm Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Basic course pack.
$435.00
Naval Point Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Tue 3rd Mar - Thu 2nd Apr 6-9pm Tuesday and Thursday evenings
full course pack.
$525.00
Tallys Marine Rescue Centre, Greymouth 0800 40 80 90 Sat 7th - Sun 15th Mar 9am - 5pm
Full Course Pack
$525.00
Tallys Marine Rescue Centre, Greymouth 0800 40 80 90 Sat 7th - Sun 15th Mar 9am - 5pm
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. Saturday and Sunday 2 weekends.
Full Course Pack.
$525.00
Naval Point Yacht Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 12th - Sun 20th Sep 9am-5pm. Saturday and Sunday 2 weekends.
Basic course pack.
$435.00
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