SEAMANSHIP EDUCATION. Page one.


COASTGUARD BOATING EDUCATION AND OTHER RESOURCES


  • CBE - Boatmaster Home Study Pack
  • CBE - Boatmaster Exercises
  • CBE - Day Skipper Handbook
  • CBE _ Maritime Radio Operator Certificate Handbook CBE
  • CBE - Radar Handbook
  • CBE - GPS Handbook
  • CBE - GPS Operator Course Home Study pack
  • CBE - Diesel Inboard Engine Operation and Maintenance Handbook
  • CBE - Outboard Engine Maintenance Handbook
  • Nautical Flashcards
  • Small Vessels Manual
  • Safety in Small Craft
  • The Rules of the Road at Sea
  • The Boat Code Kit
  • Workbook for Boatmaster
  • How to Go Boating and Where
  • The New Zealand Boating E-Book USB
  • Mike Scanlan USB set. Five on One

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    BOATMASTER HOME STUDY PACK.
    By Coastguard Boating Education.

    The Boatmaster course is a comprehensive course for boaties with current knowledge and experience.

    It applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, and powerboats. As part of the pathway of Coastguard Boating Education courses, the material extends your knowledge in - chartwork, navigation techniques, distress signals, emergency procedures, knots, rope work, and provides a thorough understanding of the rules of the road at sea.

    The Home study Pack includes the following resources: Boatmaster Exercises (including Supplementary Text) book, Safety in Small Craft, Rules of the Road at Sea, Nautical Flash Cards, RYA Handy Plotter, Practice chart and rope. Price includes the exam fee.

    NZ$470.00 + Delivery

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    BOATMASTER EXERCISES
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Softback, 210 mm X 300 mm (A4), 100 pages, full colour illustrations. Published 2020
    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.
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    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    COASTGUARD BOATING EDUCATION DAY SKIPPER HANDBOOK.
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Pbk, 210mm x 300mm (A4), 75 pages, full colour drawings.

    The Day Skipper Handbook is the same resource as that used in the Coastguard Boating Education classroom courses for Day Skipper.
    It does not contain the exercises, just the text. The course handbook consists of the following Units.:

  • Unit 1 - The Boat - terminology, equipment
  • Unit 2 - Navigation
  • Unit 3 - Rules & Regulations
  • Unit 4 - Emergencies
  • Unit 5 - Knots

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    MARITIME RADIO OPERATOR CERTIFICATE HANDBOOK
    (Incorporating VHF, MRROC, and MSROC) By Coastguard Boating Education. Softback A4 58 Pages. 2016
    The minimum requirement for all users of Marine VHF Radio.
    This is the handbook only, for people who do not want to sit the exam or for those people who just want to have the handbook as a reference.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery

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    RADAR HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2020. Softback. 88 Pages

    This handbook is designed to promote the understanding and basic princples of Radar.

    NZ$305.00 + delivery

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    GPS OPERATOR HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2013. Softback. 30 Pages

    This handbook is designed to promote the understanding of the principles, accuracy, and limitations of GPS, and to supply prudent navigational techniques and effective use of GPS.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery

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    GPS OPERATOR HOME STUDY PACK
    Coastguard Boating Education.
    By CBE, 225mm x 310mm x 20mm, 0.665kg, Course and workbook, GPS operators manual and Examination pack, full colour diagrams and resources.
    An at home study guide for anyone wanting to improve or learn more about operating and using a GPS system effectively. The pack contains instructions, home study guide including practice questionaire and answers, GPS Operator Manual and an examination pack. A well illustrated and easy to follow workbook will support your study in this useful course.

    NZ$112.00 + delivery.

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    DIESEL INBOARD ENGINE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2014. Softback A4 70 Pages

    The purpose of this manual is to provide general information on the operation of a marine diesel engine. It also provides guidance on owner/operator maintenance tasks required to ensure that your diesel engine wll give many years of reliable service.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery

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    OUTBOARD ENGINE MAINTENANCE HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2014. Softback A4 57 Pages

    The purpose of this manual is to provide general information on the operation of an outboard engine. It also provides guidance on owner/operator maintenance tasks required to ensure that your outboard engine wll give many years of reliable service.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery

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    Nautical Flashcards.
    FLASHCARDS. 2015 Edition.
    84 double-sided cards depicting nautical situations, (solutions on the reverse). The cards cover the Rules of the Road, including those for the use of radar, IALA buoyage for New Zealand, Distress Signals, Lights, Day Shapes and Buoys and Beacons.
    Professionally prepared graphics,jointly published by Coastguard Boating Education and Captain Teach Press (Boat Books Ltd).

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery

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    SMALL VESSELS MANUAL
    By Capt. Cal Callahan. Published 2022. Softback, spiral bound 210mm x 240mm, 451 pages, colour photographs, images and drawings.

    The Small Vessels Manual is directed as a training guide for the operations of small vessels in Australian waters. The application of this manual is across Australia's marine industry. Its relevance is as a contemporary marine safety guide that will benefit those involved in vessel operations, marine training, considering a career within the maritime industry, or anyone living or working on boats.

    This nautical manual has been produced in an environment where a single national maritime jurisdiction and a uniform approach to marine safety and regulation is in place, in 2016 the marine industry had a major move from the State government to the Federal government (Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

    The Small Vessels Manual has 26 Chapters covering:

  • Operational risk and safety management
  • Pollution prevention
  • Safe navigation
  • Machinery and systems
  • Vessel stability and seaworthiness
  • Communications
  • Vessel handling

    NZ$130.00 + delivery

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    SAFETY IN SMALL CRAFT, 2020 Edition.
    By Coastguard Boating Education. (based on Mike Scanlan's 2002 Edition) Softback, 185mm x 260mm, 254 pages, colour photographs, images and drawings. New Edition 2020
    Safety in Small Craft is an essential and enduring reference for all who go to sea - no matter the type of vessel or watercraft.

    This revised and expanded edition includes material that has stood the test of time, along with new sections focussing on recent changes in technology.
    With enhanced images, diagrams, and text, this edition is designed as an essential guide for both the recreational and domestic commercial Skipper and is a core resource for those working towards Boatmaster or Skipper Restricted Limits Ticket.

    Including Chapters on:

  • Your Boat, Getting into Gear
  • Communications, Getting help
  • Weather, Sea and Tides
  • Fire on board, Knowing the ropes
  • Stability, handling
  • Survival
  • Buoys and Beacons, Rules of the Road
  • Navigation

    NZ$60.00 + Delivery

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    THE RULES OF THE ROAD AT SEA, 10th Edition. 2018.
    By New Zealand Coastguard Boating Education, edited by Mike Scanlan. Paperback, 210 mm X 150 mm (A5), 53 pages, monochrome and colour drawings.

    This revised (10th Ed) includes latest amendments to the Collision Prevention Rules and a full text of the new Navigation Safety Rules (Formerly known as the Water Recreation Regulations). Included within the text also is New Zealand's system of Buoys and Beacons, Distress Signals and a selection of important chart symbols found on New Zealand charts. In this respect it may be thought of as the replacement for the LINZ publication NZ201, List of chart Symbols and Abbreviations, no longer in print.

    A useful study and reference guide to rules and regulations applicable to all commercial and pleasure boats on New Zealand waters.

    NZ$40.00 + Delivery

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    THE BOAT CODE KIT.
  • See also The Flashcards, Study Aid for Rules of the Road and Other Elements of Seamanship.

    The Boat Code Kit includes the Rules of the Road at Sea and a set of Nautical Flashcards, stored within a sturdy Plastic Wallet.
    Both items are extensively used in New Zealand Coastguard Education courses, both as a study guide and reference.

    This is the ideal portable study kit.

    NZ$60.00 + Delivery

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    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$30.00 + Delivery

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    HOW TO GO BOATING AND WHERE.
    THE COMPLETE KIWI GUIDE
    By Mike Rendle. Softback, 248mm X 178mm, 280 pages, Colour Photographs, drawings, screen shots, chart reproductions. 0.75kg
    Mike Rendle draws on more than four decades of boating experience in New Zealand waters to guide you through the basics of buying and using a boat.

    How to go Boating and Where is for those beginning their boating career, and those wishing to add their knowledge. The chapters include:

  • The basics
  • Yachts, kayaks and personal Watercraft
  • Buying the Boat, Powering the boat
  • Safety and navigation, Anchoring
  • Operating the boat, Diving and water sport
  • Regulations & Environment, Weather
  • Maintenance

    The back part of the book devoted to boating spots, bays, places to visit and relevant comments and hints.

    NZ$40.00 + Delivery

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    THE NEW ZEALAND BOATING E-Book. (USB).
    By Mike Scanlan. USB Memory Stick format.
    The New Zealand Boating E-Book This e-book, published in digital format as an interactive pdf file, provides a complete boating guide for amateur or professional boaties, whether they are under power or sail, and whether they are beginners or established.

    The topics include:

  • getting to know your boat, the various boat shapes and types and their characteristics
  • the boat's equipment, how it should be used and how to properly maintain it
  • the numerous methods of communication at sea, and how to summon help in emergencies
  • understanding how the sea reacts to weather systems
  • boat stability, and how to recognise and correct instability of the boat
  • firefighting and fire prevention
  • ropework
  • boat handling
  • survival at sea
  • buoys and beacons, lights and shapes, and the rules of collision avoidance
  • the New Zealand Navigation Safety Rules
  • general boat navigation, the boat's navigational equipment and how to use it
  • and understanding tidal information.

    Integrated video clips and sound effects are included, and there are numerous links to relevant websites to obtain further information. The book also includes a unique series of interactive flashcards to test your knowledge.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery.

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    MIKE SCANLAN USB MEMORY STICK. FIVE ON ONE.
    By Mike Scanlan. USB Memory Stick format.
    This USB stick features all five of Mike Scanlans books on one stick.
  • Coastal navigation
  • Celestial navigation
  • Electronic navigation
  • New Zealand Boating E-Book
  • Weather navigation

    NZ$80.00 + delivery.

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    These can also be purchased seperately. See:
    Coastal Navigation USB
    Celestial Navigation USB
    Electronic Navigation USB
    New Zealand Boating E-Book USB
    Weather Navigation USB


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