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The Boatmaster course is a comprehensive course for boaties with current knowledge and experience.

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 - chartwork, navigation techniques, distress signals, emergency procedures, knots, rope work, and provides a thorough understanding of the rules of the road at sea.

This course is a component of the New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits) (Level 4)

Upcoming courses:

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

Average Duration: 30 hours

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 is a classroom based theory course, with no dress code requirements.

Weather Information

This is a theory course and is not weather dependent.

Other Information

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


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Tue, 18 Apr 2023

Night Start
6:00pm Session - Boatmaster 60

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