Coastguard Boating Education (CBE) Courses
CBE run many recreational boating courses. The most popular of these are the Day Skipper and Boatmaster. There are also courses in Engine Maintenance, Radar, GPS, and VHF Radio, as well as many more. They are also able to provide the core training requirements for anyone wanting to progress to gain the Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) commercial ticket.
Some of these courses are now run in a classroom environment at Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard HQ, Sulphur point, please go to www.boatingeducation.org.nz and on this link course to take you to the courses and then click onto classroom study to book your spot. Some of the courses can also be undertaken by Home Study or using the Online study option, if the dates do not suit.
See below for general information on callsigns but go to www.boatingeducation.org.nz where you can purchase or update your current callsign if you change your vessel.