Aim: To gain detailed boating knowledge.
Duration: 30 hours (classroom) plus self-study, followed by a written and oral assessment. The home study option for Boatmaster must be completed within 6 months.
Qualification: NZ Boatmaster Certificate,
The Boatmaster course is a comprehensive course for boaties with current knowledge and experience. (Minimum age: 15 years)
It applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, and powerboats. As part of the pathway of Coastguard Boating Education courses, the material extends your knowledge in -
The course also uses the new and completely updated edition of Safety in Small Craft. This is an informative guide and every chapter is packed with new
You will require resources (such as the chartwork plotter) to complete the exam. Please look under the Resources tab to purchase the Boatmaster Upgrade Pack.
Please note that the homestudy course includes the chartwork plotter, Safety in Small Craft text book, Rules of the Road at Sea and nautical flash cards (i.e. the upgrade pack).
This course is a component of the New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits) (Level 4)