Coastguard Hawke's Bay


An introductory course for all members of the family or crew, including those new to boating. Applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, powerboats, jet skis, sea kayaks and waka.

Aim: To provide essential boating knowledge and safety.
Duration: 15 Hours.
Learning Options: Tutorials.
Prerequisites: None.
Check out Coastguard Boating Education for current costs

Modules:

1. The Boat

  • Parts of a Boat

  • Boating Equipment

  • Boat Handling

2. Navigation

  • The Chart

  • Compass

  • Tides & Weather

  • Buoys & Beacons

3. Rules & Regulations

  • Rules of the Road at sea

  • Lights & Sound Signals

  • Navigation Safety Rules

  • Skipper Responsibility

4. Emergencies

  • Distress Signals

  • Emergency Situations

  • Hypothermia

5. Knots

  • Knots, 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