Coastal Skipper

The Coastguard Boating Education Coastal Skipper course teaches you about traditional coastal navigation practices. It is so easy to just rely on GPS for all your navigation these days, however if you lose all your power, or if the GPS charts aren’t accurate – as in some Pacific Islands for example, then it is important…

Ocean Yachtmaster

Many of you will have seen my posts relating to the Ocean Yachtmaster course I am doing. Coastguard Boating Education is the NZ equivalent to the British RYA courses. I have already done many of their courses and found them really useful and interesting. About five years ago I purchased the Ocean Yachtmaster home study…