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Day Skipper

Aim: To gain essential boating knowledge and safety.

Duration: 15 Hours.

Qualification: NZ Day Skipper Certificate.

Unit Standard 26542 available.

Day Skipper is our most popular course and is the best course for those new to boating.  It is an introductory course for all members of the family or crew, and applies to a wide range of vessels - including yachts, launches, powerboats, jet skis, sea kayaks, and waka.  

The course covers boat handling, safety equipment, navigation, tides, weather, rules and regulations, emergencies, and knots – it is a broad course outlining the whole boating experience. 

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To use your Coastguard NZ new member discount for $100 off a Day Skipper course, please in put your membership number in the  "Discount Code field below. This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, and can only be redeemed once.

To use your Coastguard NZ 15% membership discount on selected courses, input "CGM" and your Coastguard membership number (e.g. CGM78091) into the  "Discount Code" field below. This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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