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POWERCRAFT

IRB - Inflatable Rescue Boat

 

IRB CREW
See Surf Life Saving New Zealand website for more details

Requirements

  • You need to be at least 14 years old at time of examination.

  • You must be a hold a current / refreshed Surf Lifeguard Award.

  • You must be a paid up member of Surf Lifesaving New Zealand (through a Surf Lifesaving Club like Maranui SLSC)

     


IRB DRIVER
See Surf Life Saving New Zealand website for more details


Requirements

  • You need to be at least 16 years old at time of examination.

  • You must be a hold a current / refreshed Surf Lifeguard Award (for more than 6 months).

  • You must be a paid up member of Surf Lifesaving New Zealand (through a Surf Lifesaving Club like Maranui SLSC).

  • You must be a hold an IRB Crew persons award (can be gained at the same time as an IRB Drivers award).

  • You need to hold a VHF operators certificate (must be gained prior to the Beach Exam). This can be be obtained with coastguard online course.



To Join Maranui SLSC & Fee Structure
Follow this link for information on how to join and fee structure. Click here - Membership
There is an additional fee of $35 to cover workbooks and exam fee.
Contact John Tuia - john.tua@outlook.com

Training 
Sunday at 10am, at Lyall Bay Beach in front of the Maranui Clubhouse.


SLSNZ has some useful videos related to IRB training on their website.
Go to the link here and scroll down: Surf Lifesaving NZ - Lifesaving Resources

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IRB Racing Team 2022

(L to R) Oskar Wickens, Max Reynolds, Ben Wickens, Sarah Hay, Niamh Hanna, Lucan Speirs, John Tuia

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IRB Racing Team

John Tuia and Lucan Speirs racing at North Island Champs at Waihi Beach, 2022