Join Coastguard Boating Education's Day Skipper course and you'll learn how to tie a range of knots and find out which knot to use in different situations.
This is an introductory course for all members of the family or crew, including those new to boating. It applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, powerboats, PWCs, sea kayaks, and waka.
The course teaches you about the equipment you need, the rules of the road at sea, essential boat handling tips, what to do in an emergency and much more to assist you in having an enjoyable time at sea. The Day Skipper course is only 15 hours and you can choose from tutorials or home study to suit your timing.
To enrol on a course or to purchase a home study course, contact 0800 40 80 90 or visit www.cbes.org.nz
Or you can download the Coastguard Boating Education Course brochure by clicking here