Boat License Course with BoatBiz

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Date(s) - 29/Mar/2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Geilston Bay Boat Club


Dive Info

Dive Coordinator: John Keane
Meeting Place: Geilston Bay Boat Club
Minimum Dive Qualifications: None
Dive Cost: $150
Deposit Required: $
Day/Night Dive: Day Dive
This trip consists of Dive(s)
Location of Dive Statewide
Cancellation PolicyA full refund will be given if the dive is cancelled by the club, e.g. due to bad weather or equipment unavailability.
A 50% Refund will be given if a diver cancels between 1 week and 12 hours of the start of the dive unless a replacement diver is available in which case a full refund will be given.
Before this time a full refund will be given except for trips where long lead times are involved (eg Interstate Trips/Long weekend trips etc) where refunds are at the discretion of the Dive Coordinator.

This is a TUDC group booking Mast accredited boat license course. You will exit this course with a boat license! We need a minimum of 12 and there is a cap of 20.

Course costs – $150 per person includes Marine & Safety Licence Fee.
Courses will be held at the Geilston Bay Boat Club and involves both theory and practical components. It will be a full day.

About The Course

Course covers important information such as

  • Thorough explanation of safety equipment
  • Safe navigation
  • Weather conditions and forecasts
  • Vessel maintenance
  • Buoyancy
  • Anchoring
  • MOB Procedures
  • Safe boat handling in various conditions
  • Boat ramp launching & retrieval
  • General boat handling
  • Safe navigation around navigation marks
  • Vessel stability
  • Berthing and departure


About The Trainer

About The trainer Fred holds a master5 and MED 3 and has spent many days on board various types of vessels After an start in the fishing industry Fred began doing vessel training and now trains for Seafood Training Tasmania, MAST and any private tuition required. Fred enjoys mostly training in the area of recreational licensing. Fred also enjoys deckhand work for various diving operations. Fred is an avid sailor who enjoys nothing better than the sound of the wind in the sails. Fred’s manner of teaching is down to earth he is easy to approach and takes care in making sure that each of his students gets the individual attention they require.

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Bookings are closed for this event.