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  • CBE - Maritime Restricted Operator Certificate Home Study Pack
  • CBE _ Maritime Radio Operator Certificate Handbook CBE
  • CBE - Radar Handbook
  • CBE - GPS Handbook
  • CBE - GPS Operator Course Home Study pack
  • CBE - Maritime VHF Home Study Pack
  • CBE - Diesel Inboard Engine Operation and Maintenance Handbook
  • CBE - Inboard Engine Maintenance Home Study pack
  • CBE - Outboard Engine Maintenance Handbook
  • CBE - Outboard Engine Maintenance Home Study pack
  • -Safety in Small Craft
  • -The Rules of the Road at Sea
  • -The Boat Code Kit
  • The New Zealand Boating E-Book
  • The New Zealand Boating USB
  • Mike Scanlan USB set. Four on One
  • How to Go Boating and Where
  • Safer Boating

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    MARITIME RESTRICTED OPERATOR CERTIFICATE HOME STUDY PACK
    By Coastguard Boating Education.
    The minimum requirement for all users of Marine VHF Radio.
    Now you can learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. Ideal for people who cannot attend a Marine VHF Radio course due to a restricted schedule or geographical location.
    The Marine VHF Radio Operator assessment is only available within New Zealand.
    Includes: Marine Radio Operator Manual, Study Guide and CD-Rom.
    Note: CD-Rom does not work on Mac computers.

    NZ$105.00 + delivery

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    MARITIME RADIO OPERATOR CERTIFICATE HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education.
    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$25.00 + delivery

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    RADAR HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2014

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

    NZ$25.00 + delivery

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    GPS HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2014

    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$20.00 + 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$85.00 + delivery.

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    MARITIME VHF HOME STUDY PACK
    Coastguard Boating Education.
    By CBE, 225mm x 310mm x 20mm, 0.41kg.
    Learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. Ideal for people who cannot attend a Marine VHF Radio course due to a restricted schedule or geographical location.
    Includes:
  • Maritime VHF Operator Certificate Manual
  • Study Guide
  • CD-Rom
  • Assessment application form

    NZ$90.00 + delivery.

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    DIESEL INBOARD ENGINE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2014

    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$25.00 + delivery

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    INBOARD ENGINE MAINTENANCE HOME STUDY PACK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. A comprehensive course covering diesel inboard care, maintenance, and trouble-shooting.
    Aim: To gain essential knowledge on the operation and care of inboard diesel engines.
    Duration: 15 Hours. Modules: 1. Diesel Fuel Systems Lubrication 2. Cooling systems Salt & fresh water cooled 3. Electrical Systems Battery care Electrolysis 4. General Systems Overview Gearboxes & drives 5. Trouble-shooting Spares & tools Fault finding
    Please note that price includes assessment fee.

    NZ$90.00 + delivery

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    OUTBOARD ENGINE MAINTENANCE HANDBOOK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. Published 2014

    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$25.00 + delivery

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    OUTBOARD ENGINE MAINTENANCE HOME STUDY PACK
    By Coastguard Boating Education. An essential course covering outboard care and trouble-shooting.
    Now you can learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. Ideal for people who cannot attend a Engine Maintenance course due to a restricted schedule or geographical location.
    Includes: Outboard/Inboard Engine Maintenance Manual, Study Guide, and Assessment Pack.

    NZ$80.00 + 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$50.00 + 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$28.00 + 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$45.00 + Delivery

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    HOW TO GO BOATING AND WHERE.
    THE COMPLETE KIWI GUIDE
    By Mike Rendle. Hardback, 248mm X 178mm, 280 pages, Colour Photographs, drawings, screen shots, chart reproductions
    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
  • Powering the boat
  • Buying 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$30.00 + Delivery

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    THE NEW ZEALAND BOATING E-BOOK.
    By Mike Scanlan. E-Book, 0.7kg, 128mm x 123mm, 483 pages, full colour photos and drawings.
    The New Zealand Boating E-Book is a complete book published in digital format. The book was originally published as a paper book by Reed Publishing, but this new edition brings the book fully up to date, extensively expands its contents and republishes it in Portable Document Format (PDF). In this format the book can be read directly from your computer or tablet screen using Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. If you have either already installed, the book should open automatically after inserting the the CD into the disk drive. If you do not have either of these programs installed, the latest version of Adobe Reader is also included on this CD.
    The Book: Seventeen fully-illustrated chapters and three appendixes are formatted into 483 pages, comprehensivley describing all aspects and techniques of boating, with the emphasis on boat safety. On-screen bookmarks are provided, listing the book's contents, and a Search program is included so that any required word, phrase or topic can be quickly located within the book. Each page has its own touch-screen or mouse-operated navigation buttons, and numerous automated links are also provided to help you navigate through the book and, if you have an Internet connection, take you to relevant websites.
    Flashcrads: The book's third appendix contains a unique series of digital flashcards, so that you can test your recognition of lights and shapes, buoys and beacons, important signals, and collision avoidance manoeuvres. Each card is followed by an answer page, with reference links back to the relevant parts of the book for further information.
    System requirements: Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, with 250MB RAM or more, and a CD Drive. Internet access is optional.

    NZ$20.00 + delivery.

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    THE NEW ZEALAND BOATING E-Book. (USB).
    By Mike Scanlan. USB Memory Stick format.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery.

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

    NZ$80.00 + delivery.

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    SAFER BOATING.
    Published by The Maritime Safety Authority of New Zealand. Pbk, 150mm x 210mm, 45 pages, full colour.

    This booklet is a very comprehensive summary of basic seamanship and boat safety to the standard of New Zealand Day Skipper. It would probably serve as a Day Skipper text-book, especially if the programme is a tutored course rather than private study.
    Free of charge from the MSA; copies can also be picked up from Boat Books Ltd or can be sent.
    (Charges relating only to packaging and postage)

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