Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate
The minimum requirement for all users of a Marine VHF Radio. The one day course covers the
general features and functions of a maritime VHF radio, correct distress and urgency procedures for ‘Mayday’ and ‘Pan Pan’ calls, pro-words and phonetic alphabet, trip and weather reports, callsigns, EPIRBS plus other search and rescue equipment.
Additional MRROC (Maritime Restricted Radio Operator Certificate) module is available for those operating SSB radio or venturing overseas.
Date: Saturday 7 October 2017 Time: 9:00am—3:00pm
Price: VHF $120, MRROC $165
Our most popular course and the best one for those new to boating. It is an introductory course for all members of the family or crew, and applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, powerboats, jet skis, sea kayaks, and waka.
Date: Saturday & Sunday 11 & 12 November 2017 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Raglan Coastguard
Book at www.boatingeducation.org.nz Ph 0800 40 80 90
Bar Crossing – Raglan Sunday 8th October, Raglan Bowling Club, Starts 0830hrs,$35 per person, Pre Register Raglancoastguard@gmail.com or 07 825 8089, Life Jacket Required.