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 plus separate 30 minute oral assessment.
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.

Includes: Boatmaster Handbook (Safety in Small Craft), Boatmaster Exercises and Assessment.



Recommended additional resources for this course: Rules of the Road at Sea, Nautical Flashcards & Chartwork Plotter. Click here to purchase these items.

Full upgrade pack only $50.00


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 August 2015 (Northland)
Oceans Resort Hotel, Marina Road, Tutukaka 0800 40 80 90 Sat 29th Aug - Sun 6th Sep 9am-5pm
2 Weekends
$475.00
 Region B - Auckland     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2015 (Auckland)
Coastguard Waiuku 09 303 4303 Wed 3rd Jun - Wed 26th Aug 7pm - 9.30pm
Every Wednesday night for 13 weeks from 7pm - 9:30pm
$475.00
Coastguard Waiuku 0508 737 283 Thu 18th Jun - Thu 10th Sep 7pm - 9:30pm
13 Thursday Nights
$475.00
Coastguard Howick 09 303 4303 Sat 20th Jun - Wed 5th Aug Sat & Sun 830am-430pm; Wed 7-10pm
1 weekend + 7 nights
$475.00
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9:30am - 5pm
$475.00
Coastguard Maritime School - Massey University Albany 09 303 4303 Mon 29th Jun - Mon 31st Aug 10 Monday Evenings 7pm - 10pm
$475.00
Courses starting July 2015 (Auckland)
Te Atatu Boat Club 09 303 4303 Sat 18th Jul - Sat 1st Aug 8:30am to 4:30pm
Two full weekends plus one Saturday
$475.00
Selwyn College 0800 40 80 90 Tue 28th Jul - Tue 15th Sep Tues Evenings 6pm - 9pm & Sat 8th Aug 9am - 3pm
Tuesday evenings & 1 Saturday
$475.00
Courses starting August 2015 (Auckland)
Auckland Marine Rescue Centre 09 303 4303 Sat 8th - Sat 22nd Aug 8:30am to 4:30pm
Two full weekends plus one Saturday
$475.00
Courses starting September 2015 (Auckland)
Coastguard Maraetai 09 303 4303 Sat 12th Sep - Wed 28th Oct 8:30am - 4:30pm and 7pm - 10pm
One full weekend (12th and 13th Sept) from 8:30am - 4:30pm, plus every Wednesday night for 7 weeks from 7pm - 10pm.
$475.00
Auckland Marine Rescue Centre 09 303 4303 Sat 26th Sep - Thu 12th Nov 8:30am - 4:30pm and 7pm - 10pm
One full weekend from 8:30am - 4:30pm, and seven Thursday nights from 7pm -10pm
$475.00
Courses starting November 2015 (Auckland)
Te Atatu Boat Club 0800 40 80 90 Sat 7th - Sun 15th Nov 9am - 5pm
Two full weekends
$475.00
 Region C - Waikato / BOP     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting June 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Tauranga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Thu 11th Jun - Thu 13th Aug 6pm - 9pm
Every Thursday night for ten weeks from 6pm to 9pm
$475.00
Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club, Gisborne 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
$475.00
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
$475.00
Whitianga Coastguard 0800 40 80 90 Sat 1st - Sun 9th Aug 9am - 5pm
Two full weekends plus oral assessment tba
$475.00
Courses starting September 2015 (Waikato / BOP)
Hamilton Scout Hall 09 303 4303 Sat 12th - Wed 23rd Sep 8:30am - 4:30pm and 7pm - 10pm
Two full weekends (12th-13th and 19th-20th) from 8:30am - 4:30pm, plus two Wednesday nights (16th and 23rd) from 7pm - 10pm.
$475.00
 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
$475.00
Taranaki Surf Lifesaving, New Plymouth 0800 40 80 90 Sat 20th - Sun 28th Jun 2 Weekends 9am - 5pm
$475.00
Courses starting September 2015 (Central North Island)
River Boat Centre, Wanganui 0800 40 80 90 Wed 23rd Sep - Wed 25th Nov 6:30-9:30pm
10 Wednesday evenings.
$475.00
 Region E - Lower North Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting July 2015 (Lower North Island)
Wellington Ocean Sports 0800 40 80 90 Mon 20th Jul - Wed 26th Aug 5:30pm-8:30pm
Monday and Wednesday evenings.
$475.00
 Region F - Upper South Island     [print]
Venue Phone Date Contact Comments    
Courses starting September 2015 (Upper South Island)
Port Nelson Visitors Centre 0800 40 80 90 Sat 12th - Sun 20th Sep 9am - 5pm
2 Weekends
$475.00
 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
$475.00
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
$475.00
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