Club Safety Boat

Club Safety Boat 2018-03-07T14:45:03+00:00

A practical on-water training course for operators of yacht club safety boats.

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

Duration: 8 hours.
Learning Options: Theory and practical instruction.

Club Safety Boat Operator Qualification (Endorsed by Yachting 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