Day Skipper Combo Course
The Day Skipper course is the first notch in your ‘captain’s belt’. This high standard course includes Yacht Hand and Day Skippers and will leave you comfortable and competent to skipper a yacht yourself during day light hours.
The Day Skipper qualification consists of the following;
SAS Day Skipper Course Options
Yacht hand & Day Skipper
The 9 day format is run from a Saturday to the following Sunday; meaning you only need 1 work week off!!
Duration: 9 Days
Total Mileage: 200NM (minimum)
Cost: R10 900pp
Yacht Hand & Day Skipper Combo + Mileage Trip
Once completing the Combo Course you will set sail on a return trip to get some invaluable sailing and passage experience
Cost: R14 500
South African Sailing (SAS) Coastal Skipper Course
The SAS Coastal Skipper ticket is an upgrade from Day Skipper and is for the serious sailor wanting to skipper passages off the South African coast.
The Coastal Skipper qualification consists of the following;
Please note that the written exams (Theory & Nav) must be passed as well as a minimum of 800miles logged is required before sitting the practical examination. The entire examination process must be completed within 6 months from application.
Please see the following link for full details on the pre-requisites; http://sailing.org.za/skippers_tickets/2-prerequisites
This module of the course covers all the theory and navigation needed to pass the SAS Theory and Navigation written exams.
The examinations are done externally and can be booked directly after the course if required.
Duration: 5 Days
Cost: R6 990pp
The Coastal Skipper Practical course involves onboard training to hone and perfect your more advanced sailing skills and maneuvers aimed at passing the SAS Coastal Practical Exam.
Duration: 5 Days
Miles: ± 150NM
Cost: R7 290pp