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Coastguard Boating Education Voyage

  • Duration
  • Voyages p/year
  • For ages
    15 +
  • Spaces p/voyage

Aim: To provide the essential skills to survive an unexpected immersion event.

Duration: 2 days, onboard Spirit of New Zealand

Qualification: Certificate of Attendance

Unit Standard: 29570, 2 x Level 2 Credits

Prerequisites: None. Water confidence required for wet drill. taste of what our 10-Day voyage is all about.

Sailing aboard a tall ship is a unique experience and a-once-in-a-ifetime opportunity for many. in conjunction with the team from Coastguard Boating Education, we ratchet up that experience to offer you an exciting two-day course on surviving an unexpected immersion event.

There will also be the opportunity to be involved in the deployment and boarding of an inflatable life raft (normally part of the Advanced Sea Survival). This will allow those doing their Skipper Restricted Limits programme to have their Training Record Books signed off for these tasks.


Participants must:

  • be 15 years and over
  • have water confidence for wet drill
  • meet the medical criteria of the voyage
  • agree to the code of conduct /terms and conditions of the voyage
View the medical criteria ›
View the terms & conditions ›

Price list

In Water Survival participant $ 375


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