Club-Safety-Boat-CourseThis course is for all water based clubs, whether yacht & rowing, Dragon boat or Rowing we can tailor our course to meet your requirements.”

Aim: To increase safety and proficiency of safety boat operators, enabling better safety cover for sailors involved in yacht club activities.

6 hours.

Learning Options:
Theory and practical instruction.

Club Safety Boat Operator Qualification (Endorsed by Yachting & Rowing NZ)

Marine VHF Radio Operators and First Aid recommended. Powerboat Level Two recommended for craft powered by 25HP and above.


  • Preparation, boat checks & safety equipment
  • New Zealand law
  • Launching & retrieving
  • Boat handling
  • Mark laying
  • Communication
  • Righting inverted & partially inverted craft
  • Casualty rescue
  • Towing
  • End of day procedures