Book Now - Advanced Sea Survival

A comprehensive theoretical (classroom) and practical (wet drill) course required by crew competing in offshore (category 1) races.

Coastal yachting experience recommended. Water confidence is required for wet drill.

Students will receive the Advanced Sea Survival qualification (recognised by Yachting NZ & World Sailing), and NZQA unit standard 12309 is available.

Upcoming courses:

No courses are scheduled at the moment. Please contact us ( or 04 939 6702) to express interest.

Average Duration: Two days (including wet drill)

About Wellington Ocean Sports Centre

We are based at the historic Clyde Quay Boat Harbour, right next to the Freyberg Pool.

115 Oriental Parade,
Oriental Bay
Wellington, Wellington 6011

Dress Code

This course has a practical component involving a liferaft in the neighbouring Freyberg Pool. The pool is indoors and heated.

Please bring whatever you would be wearing in adverse conditions at sea, including your wet weather gear, boots and life jacket.

Concession Information

Current financial RPNYC members and their spouses and dependent children are entitled to a 10% discount.

Weather Information

This is a theory/pool based course and is not weather dependent.

Please note that this experience requires a minimum of 1 seats to run (seats do not always equate to tickets).

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