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Coastal Medic Course running on 30 and 31 August

 medicWellington Ocean Sports will be running a Coastguard Coastal Medic Course over the weekend of 30 and 31 August. As well as its marine applications, this course exceeds the Health and Safety requirements of “two day workplace first aid”, so has many commercial usages.  

Wellington Ocean Sports Winter Update

Winter montage 2014Although winter has well and truly set in there is still plenty of action happening at Wellington Ocean Sports. Over the last couple of months we have had it all – our establishment funding has come to an end which has resulted in a restructure, the MRX’s are gone, we received fantastic recognition at the Wellington Sports Awards securing sports administrator of the year and on top of all that there has been plenty of activity out on the water!!!


Holiday Programme available for booking

SHPpontoonjump web Wellington Ocean Sports school holiday programme is commencing next on 29 September and bookings are being taken now. The programme is open to all children aged 10 years old and up and will see them experience a variety of ocean sports over a 5 day period including - Sailing, Kayaking, Waka Ama and Stand Up Paddleboard.


MRX fleet leaving Wellington Ocean Sports

mrxIt is with regret we announce that from 1 August 2014 Wellington Ocean Sports will no longer be managing the MRX fleet. The MRX's have been a feature on Wellingtons sailing landscape from the early 2000's, with RPNYC having involvement from 2007. The MRX's have played a part in the development and promotion of sailing in the Wellington region and were the backbone of initiatives such as the regional club keelboat regatta and the Wellington Spirit sailing league.

Advanced Sea Survival running on 13 and 14 September

20120604Ass1Wellington Ocean Sports will be running an Advanced Sea Survival Course over the weekend of Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014. Advanced Sea Survival is a comprehensive theoretical and practical course required by crew competing in Category 1 offshore races. The course is ISAF and Yachting New Zealand approved and held over one weekend.


Wellington Ocean Sports Centre feasibility study published

WOSCSliderFor the past three years Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club has been working with Sport New Zealand, Wellington City Council and a group of four other ocean sports on the Wellington Ocean Sports active communities project.


Wellington Ocean Sports reaches 400 mark

Celebrate4001On the 12th of July Wellington Ocean Sports is scheduled to run it’s 400th Learn to Sail Course !!!! To celebrate this all past and present students, their friends and families (in fact everyone) are invited to the RPNYC Wardroom on Friday the 4th of July to celebrate. For only $15 per person you can attend the celebration and enjoy the Wardroom’s very popular pizza and a beverage.


Coastguard Boating Education courses available for booking

New Image CBESThe Coastguard Boating Education courses Day Skipper, Boatmaster and Coastal Skipper are now available for booking at Wellington Ocean Sports. Now is the perfect time of the year to get into the classroom and formalise your boating education  and Wellington Ocean Sports have several courses for you to choose from.

Great night for Wellington Ocean Sports Grads

Illana copyWellington Ocean Sports graduates were well represented at the 2014 RPNYC Prize Giving which went ahead last Saturday night. The highlight of the night was the awarding of the Stephen Sargent Memorial Trophy for grad of the year to Ilana Miller.


Recognition for Wellington Ocean Sports Programme

03We are pleased to announce that Wellington Ocean Sports Project Manager Matt Wood has been named as a finalist for administrator of the year category at the Wellington Sports awards. The awards dinner is being held on Thursday 12 June at the TSB Arena where the category winners will be revealed.


More Articles...

  1. WOS Winter Update
  2. Winter Racing
  3. Learn to sail course places available
  4. Sir Peter Blake Trust attend Wellington Ocean Sports Centre
  5. Wellington Ocean Sports to host YNZ Keelboat Coach Course
  6. Coastal Skipper bookings being taken
  7. Next Boatmaster course scheduled for June
  8. Coastal Skipper course announced for August
  9. Want some child free time over the school holidays??
  10. School Water Safety Programme Bookings Being Taken
  11. Day Skipper Course Announced
  12. Windsurfing Lessons All Go!!
  13. Cruising Skipper visited by Dolphins & Orca
  14. Holiday Adventures at Wellington Ocean Sports
  15. Get out on the Harbour this weekend
  16. What's on at Wellington Ocean Sports in 2014?
  17. Holiday Programme Places Still Available
  18. SUP Boot Camp is here
  19. Wellington Slalom Plus Windsurfing 2013
  20. Wellington Ocean Sports to host Waka Ama safety road show
  21. Wellington Ocean Sports secures drowning prevention funding
  22. Glorious day for 2013 Business Yacht Race
  23. Make the most of this magnificent weather
  24. D'Urville Island Trip a success
  25. Inaugural Grads Prize Awarded
  26. Holiday adventures continue!!
  27. Grads Prize For Spring Series Announced
  28. Coastal Medic Course Announced
  29. Advanced Sea Survival Course Completed
  30. Spring Racing Not Far Away!!!
  31. Coastal Skipper Course Commences Monday
  32. Expressions of Interest Sought
  33. Cruising Crew Commences This Saturday
  34. Wellington Ocean Sports Crew "Takes Over"
  35. First Aid Course Announced
  36. Wellington Ocean Sports feature on All Sports Breakfast show
  37. What's coming up at Wellington Ocean Sports
  38. Improve those Racing Skills
  39. Coastal Skipper bookings being taken now
  40. VHF Radio Operators Course available for booking

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