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    
Bay of Islands 0508 737 283 Contact to register interest    
Coastguard Maritime School, Whangarei Cruising Club 0508 737 283 Contact to register interest    
Kerikeri Cruising Club (09) 407 9434 Gill Durham Contact Melanie MacDiarmid,Jo White to register interest. Discounted course fees for KCC members    
Tikipunga High School 09 437 3541 Contact to register interest.    
Tutukaka Marina 021 883 546 Paula Geard Contact to register interest.    
Courses starting October 2014 (Northland)
Coastguard Maritime School -Kerkeri 0508 737 283 Sat 11th - Wed 22nd Oct 8.30-4.30
2 weekends +1 Wed night 7pm-10pm Includes Basic Boatmaster Course Pack
$405.00
Courses starting November 2014 (Northland)
Coastguard Maritime School- Whangarei 0508 737 283 Sat 1st - Sat 15th Nov 8.30-4.30
2.5 weekends Includes Basic Boatmaster Course Pack
$405.00
 Region B - Auckland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Auckland Powerboat Training NZ 027 345 6690 Contact to register interest    
Bucklands Beach Yacht Club 09 299 5533 Contact to register interest    
Coastguard Maritime School, Massey University - Albany 09 303 9364 Contact to register interest    
Maraetai 09 303 9364 Contact to register interest    
NZ Legend Boating Club - Avondale 021 112 0678 Contact to register interest.    
Papakura 09 298 9950 or 021 619 792 Contact to register interest    
Royal Akarana Yacht Club, 8 Tamaki Drive, Okahu Bay 09 524 9945 Contact to register interest $405.00  
Selwyn College 09 521 9623 Contact to register interest.    
Courses starting September 2014 (Auckland)
Coastguard Maritime School -Half Moon Bay (BBYC) 0508 737 283 Sat 13th Sep - Tue 28th Oct 08.30-4.30pm
1 weekend + 7 Tues nights 7pm - 10 pm Includes Basic Boatmaster Course Pack
$405.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Mechanics Bay 0508 737 283 Sat 27th Sep - Thu 13th Nov 08.30-4.30pm
1 weekend + 7 Thurs nights 7pm - 10 pm Includes Basic Boatmaster Course Pack
$405.00
Courses starting October 2014 (Auckland)
Selwyn College 09 521 9623 Tue 14th Oct - Tue 9th Dec 6-9pm
9 Consecutive Tuesdays- includes 1 full Saturday 15th November 9am-3pm- 30 hours
$312.00  
Massey University Albany 0508 737 283 Tue 28th Oct - Thu 4th Dec 7pm - 10pm
12 nights (Tues + Thurs)
$405.00
Courses starting November 2014 (Auckland)
NZ Legend Boating Club - Avondale 021 112 0678 Sat 1st - Sun 9th Nov 8.30am-4.30pm
2 weekends Cost includes Basic Course Pack
$390.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Orakei 0508 737 283 Wed 5th Nov - Mon 15th Dec 7pm -10pm
12 nights- twice a week Mon+Wed Includes Basic Boatmaster Course Pack
$405.00
 Region C - Waikato / BOP     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Coastguard Raglan 07 825 0345 or 027 602 8036 Contact to register interest    
Coastguard Whakatane 07 304 9717 Contact to register interest    
Elements Watersports - Tauranga 0800 486 729 Contact to register interest    
Tauranga Coastguard, Sulphur Point 021 155 1245 Contact to register interest.    
Courses starting August 2014 (Waikato / BOP)
Coastguard Raglan 07 825 0345 or 027 602 8036 Thu 28th Aug - Thu 25th Sep 1800-2100hrs
Includes Full Course pack Runs each Thurs evening from 28 Aug-25 Sept. 2 full Saturdays 30th Aug & 13th Sept
$450.00
Courses starting September 2014 (Waikato / BOP)
Tauranga Coastguard, Sulphur Point 021 184 0393 Thu 11th Sep - Thu 13th Nov 6-9pm
Cost includes Boatmaster study guide, assessment fee, navigation plotter, Rules of the Road at Sea, Safety in Small Craft, Navigation Flash Cards. Maximum of 12 students
$470.00  
Coastguard Maritime School -Hamilton South 0508 737 283 Sat 13th - Wed 24th Sep 8.30 am - 4.30pm
2 weekends + 2 Wed nights 7pm-10pm Includes Basic Boatmaster Course Pack
$405.00
 Region D - Central North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Coastguard South Taranaki 06 278 3557 Les Stevens Contact to register interest    
Coastguard Taranaki 06 758 3750 Contact to register interest.    
Coastguard Taupo 07 378 0880 Contact to register interest    
Hawkes Bay Coastguard 06 877 7369 Brian Horrocks Contact to register interest    
 Region E - Lower North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Dolphin Sailing Acadamy 04 586 0699 Terry Bach Contact to register interest    
Manawatu Marine Boating Club 021 437 713 Contact to register interest    
Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club 04 939 6702 Contact to register interest $499.00  
Wanganui Community Education 06 345 4717 Contact to Register Interest    
 Region F - Upper South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Picton Maritime School 03 573 8868 5 day block course. Contact to register interest    
Sealord Marine Rescue Centre 03 547 3513 Please contact to register interest    
Takaka 0274 463 891 Contact to register interest    
Courses starting November 2014 (Upper South Island)
Sealord Marine Rescue Centre 03 547 3513 Sat 15th - Wed 19th Nov 9am-4.30pm
5 Day block course Saturday to Wednesday
$515.00
Waikawa Boat Club 03 573 6482 or 027 4332824 Mon 24th - Fri 28th Nov 8.30am - 4.30pm
5 Days Block Course. Prerequisite: Day Skipper recommended.
$550.00
 Region G - Christchurch / Canterbury     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Papanui RSA 03 352 7182 or 027 432 6102 Contact to register interest. For more information visit www.waynemiddleton.co.nz    
Rangiora High School 03 313 7005 Sally McGill Contact to register interest    
Courses starting August 2014 (Christchurch / Canterbury)
Papanui RSA 03 352 7182 or 027 432 6102 Sat 30th Aug - Sat 27th Sep 9.00am-4.00pm
5 Saturdays 30 Aug, 6,13,20, Sept 2014: 27 Sept 30 min oral exam min oral exam Contact to register interest. For more information visit www.waynemiddleton.co.nz
$575.00
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