“New Zealand’s weather can be highly unpredictable. Check the local marine weather forecast before you go and expect both weather and sea state changes.” –
A friendly reminder from Water Safety New Zealand


SAFE BOATING RESOURCES

Water Safety New Zealand has a range of safe boating resources available for FREE. Make sure you get a copy of these to ensure you stay safe on the water.

  • Safe Boating – an essential guide to boat safety: covers everything you need to know to stay safe on the water from voyage preparation, operating the boat and safety on the water.
  • 2 minute form: A reusable boating intention form. Write on where you’re going and when you’ll be back and leave it with someone trustworthy.
SAFE BOATING COURSES

Even though no licence is required to operate a pleasure boat in New Zealand, ignorance of any Maritime Rules or Bylaws is not accepted as an excuse. Failure to comply can lead to fines or prosecution.

Coastguard Boating Education is New Zealand’s leading provider of recreational boating courses. There are courses for all levels of knowledge and ability, including the Day Skipper course, which should be completed by anyone in charge of a boat.

Visit the Coastguard Boating Education website for more information

IMPORTANT DATES

EVENT CALENDAR

  • Raffle Night MMUC

    16/11/2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    MOSC Club Rooms

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  • Club Day Trip

    18/11/2018
    Motiti Island, Bay Of Plenty 3110, New Zealand

    Club Day Trip Motiti Island and Surrounding Reef Area

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  • Committee Meeting

    20/11/2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Salisbury Ave, Mt Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand

    MMUC Committee Meeting.

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  • Club Meeting

    06/12/2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Salisbury Ave, Mt Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand

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  • Raffle Night MMUC

    07/12/2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    MOSC Club Rooms

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Astrolabe Reef

NEW

Visit Astrolabe Reef

After 4.5 years since the grounding of the Rena, Astrolabe Reef is now open to the public.Join our club trip on [insert date]. Register with [Insert name]: [insert phone and email]. Learn more about safe and responsible boating and diving at Astrolabe Reef at

www.astrolabereef.co.nz.