Home page

Boat Operator Courses

Club Safety Boat Operator Course for Coaches
It is compulsory for all Coaches/Boat Drivers to do this course.
A practical on-water training course for rowing club coaches and safety boat operators.
Aim: To gain safety knowledge and proficiency in coach/safety boat operation, enabling better safety cover for rowers involved in rowing club activities and events.
Qualification: Club Safety Boat Operator Qualification (Endorsed by Rowing NZ).
Prerequisites: None. (Marine VHF Radio Operators Qualification and First Aid recommended. Powerboat Level Two recommended for craft powered by 25HP and above).

Modules:
Preparation, boat checks & safety equipment
New Zealand law
Launching & retrieving
Boat handling
Swamped & inverted craft
Casualty rescue
Towing
End of day procedures

Contact Coastguard Boating Education to make an enquiry or free phone 0800 40 80 90.