PB Safety Course Announced


Announcing a date for our first Patrol Boat Safety Course this season - Sat Nov 13th. No previous experience required. 

This course is ESSENTIAL for those who wish to skipper Wakatere patrol boats. You will learn how to control a small RIB, carry out rescues safely, and be a capable support boat skipper. Places are limited to 9 club members or parents of junior club member and it will be run by a qualified instructor, Phil Bishop, from the Auckland Sailing School. It will include both theory and practical instruction. 

It is FREE to Wakatere club members but an official CBES Club Safety Boat Operator Certification will cost each member (approx $30) and can be organised with the instructor on the day.

If you are keen to step up this season, be part of the action, meet new people and provide an essential service to the club -  

Complete the Register of Interest on our Patrol Boat page.  First in, first served. 


You will need warm clothing or wetsuits and footwear suitable for boating, towel, a change of clothing, and your own lunch. Bring your personal buoyancy vest if you have one. Otherwise a club one will be provided. 

  • WHERE: Wakatere Boating Club 
  • WHEN: Saturday 13th Nov 2021
  • TIME: 8:30am - 4:00pm


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