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Boatmaster - suggested materials for the course.

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Coastguard Boating Education Boatmaster Materials described on this page:

  1. Flashcards
  2. Work Book for Boat Masters
  3. The Economy Boatmaster Kit
  4. Boatmaster Exercises (including supplementary text)
  5. Boatmaster Home Study Pack

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Click here to see the Flashcards.
FLASHCARDS. 2015 Edition.
A brand new edition of this popular nautical education assist is available now. There are 84 cards each depicting a nautical situation, with the solution on the reverse. The cards cover the Rules of the Road, including those for the use of radar, IALA buoyage for New Zealand, and distress signals.
The graphics have been professionally prepared to a very high standard, under the technical supervision of Coastguard and Boat Books.
This edition has been produced jointly by Coastguard Boating Education and Captain Teach Press, the imprint for Boat Books Ltd, to contain the latest marine rules and to support the Coastguard curriculum for their marine courses, and with matching presentation in other Coastguard Boating Education material.

NZ$19.50 + Delivery

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A CURRENT CHART
See also the Hydrographic page.

Class tutors generally use a current chart of the locality for practice in plotting, chart symbol identification and passage planning. It makes sense to start off your Boatmaster course with an accurate, up-to-date chart of the locality where you are most likely to start your boating.
Please order your chart from the Hydrographic page link



THE WORK BOOK FOR BOATMASTERS, Five Boating Voyages set at Boatmaster Standard.
By Lynne Richardson and Tim Ridge. Card-back, 300 mm X 210 mm (A4), 50 pages, monochrome tables, charts and drawings.
This has been written for students, and also has a market with boaties seeking to improve or revise their nautical know-how outside the classroom. It consists of five "voyages", in different parts of New Zealand. Difficulty progresses from a simple day outing in Wellington Harbour for voyage one, to a complex seven days yachting in the Bay of Islands in voyage 5.
A weather map, tides, an A3 chartlet, and boat and people details are given for each voyage. Answers are provided and a score chart.

NZ$25.00 + Delivery

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THE ECONOMY BOATMASTER KIT

In one ecomony package are:

  • The course textbook Safety in Small Craft;
  • The Boat Code Kit, including Rules of the Road at Sea and home learning aid Flashcards, produced in New Zealand for Boatmaster students;
  • 2B pencil, eraser and sharpener;
  • The Work Book for Boat Masters, containing 5 exercises that cover the whole syllabus;
  • The chart of choice;
  • Handy Plotter, including the distance measuring scale.
    All with a full retail value of NZ$167.50

    At the kit price of NZ150.00 + delivery.

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    BOATMASTER EXERCISES Including supplementary text.
    By Coastguard Boating Education. paperback, 210 mm X 300 mm (A4), 100 pages, full colour illustrations.
    This is a comprehensive classroom manual designed to be used with the course texts - Safety in Small Craft and Rules of the Road at Sea.
    It is divided into chapters, each for a topic in the course syllabus, having supplementary explanations and a bank of questions. In particular the chartwork is fully explained since this was apparently felt to be covered inadequately in the course text books. The Coastguard Boatmaster mock assessment is supplied at the back of the book. NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    BOATMASTER HOME STUDY PACK.
    By Coastguard Boating Education.
    A comprehensive course for boaties with some existing knowledge and experience. Applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches and powerboats.
    Now you can learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. Ideal for people who cannot attend a Boatmaster course due to a restricted schedule or geographical location.
    The Boatmaster assessment is only available within New Zealand.
    Includes: Boatmaster Manual, Study Guide, Safety in Small Craft text book, Rules of the Road at Sea reference book and Flash Cards, RYA Handy Plotter and practice rope. Price includes the exam fee.

    NZ$330.00 + Delivery

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