Coastguard Hawke's Bay


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 provide detailed boating knowledge.
Duration: 30 Hours.
Learning Options: Tutorials.
Prerequisites: Day Skipper recommended.
Check out Coastguard Boating Education for current costs

Modules:

1. Equipment

2. Emergencies

  • Accidents

  • Distress Signals & Procedures

  • Search & Rescue Organisation

  • Lifesaving & Fire fighting

3. Navigation

  • Compass, Chart work & Publications

  • Tides & Weather

  • Buoys & Beacons

4. Boat Handling

  • Stability

  • Anchors & Anchoring

  • Steerage, Manoeuvring, Berthing, Launching & Retrieving

  • Rough Seas, Surf, & Crossing Bars

5. Rules & Regulations

  • The Collision Prevention Rules

  • Water Recreation Rules

  • Harbour Bylaws

  • Skipper Responsibility

6. Ropes

  • Rigging, Bends & Hitches

If you would like to enrol in a course click here to register online.

More information can be found at the Coastguard Boating Education Service website

Upcoming Events

Boat Checks 2018/19

Inspections available at
Coastguard Headquarters, 704 Meeanee Quay, Westshore: Wednesday evenings: 1700-1900hrs

For moored boats 
Please contact Peter Boshier (Mobile 0274 427 805)

Sponsors & Supporters

Bayleys - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay Napier Port - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay
The Southern Trust - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay The Lion Foundation - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay
Eastern & Central Community Trust - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay Hastings District Council - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay
Napier City Council - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay 
Infinity Foundation - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay  

Coastguard Hawke's Bay

Coastguard Hawke's Bay Operations & Education Centre:
704 Meeanee Quay, Napier 4110, NZ.  Phone: 06 834 1345  Email: info@hawkesbaycoastguard.co.nz   www.hawkesbaycoastguard.co.nz