Boating Education Courses in the Upper South Island

Coastguard Nelson offer Boating Education Courses in Nelson and Picton.

Boating Education saves lives. Take a Boating Course and register your boat with a VHF Call Sign.

A boating course will help you know what you're doing and enjoy your boating even more.

Skippers are responsible for everyone on their boat. As well as knowing what safety equipment to carry and how it functions, how to navigate and comply with rules and regulations, it's essential to understand boating safety and what to do if something goes wrong.

Having the local knowledge to avoid getting into trouble, and knowing what to do in an emergency can save your life and the lives of those with you. Education and proper preparation saves lives.

There are many courses to suit the type of boating you do.