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PO Box 13 678,
Teaching ship navigation to experienced seafarers.
Chief Officer and 2nd officer on New Zealand Coastal ships, including; interisland ferries, coastal tankers, coastal cargo ships, Square rigged sailing ships, Spirit of NZ, Spirit of Adventure, Bark Endeavour and Soren Larsen.
Using our ship simulator to create realistic emergencies to train mariners.
Entering student results into polytechnic systems.
Helping Interisland ferry crew train in navigating the entrance to the Marlborough Sounds.
Sailed on Cooks Bark Endeavour replica as watch officer and safely navigated it on the NZ coast from Tauranga to Auckland and Timaru to Dunedin.
Fell overboard on the Square rigged sailing ship Spirit of Adventure when securing the tender hung on the after end (Stern) of the vessel. I learned that I needed to make sure the tender (Small Boat) was well secured and would not tip before I climbed into it.
Sailing, Kayaking, Geocaching, mountain biking.
Chris Lorden is a Maritime Tutor at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. Image: NMIT.
This is the maritime navigation simulator that Chris uses at NMIT to train mariners. Image: NMIT.