Licence & Permits
Deep Cove Charters hold a permit to operate in the Coastal Marine Area adjacent to the Fiordland National Park, from Yates Point to Puysegur Point. Permit No 200541.
This is governed by Environment Southland under the Guidelines of the Regional Coastal Plan for Southland.
Deep Cove Charters, Doubtful Sound also hold a Concession with the Department of Conservation Licence, No COC 099.
Deep Cove Charters holds a Marine Mammal Viewing Permit. This allows us to view the marine wildlife at a safe distance keeping within the guidelines as set out from the Department of Conservation.
Chris Lemin holds a "New Zealand Certificate of Competency" as a "Commercial Launch Master", No 3733 and also a current First Aid Certificate.
The Seafinn has a Maritime Transport Operator Certificate MTOC-1750-01
[issued under section 41 of the Maritime Transport Act (MTA) 1094 and Maritime Rule 19.22(1)