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Category E Boat Construction Requirements in South Africa

So, you have decided to buy a Category E vessel in South Africa for leisure activities. It’s a small, motorised boat, a perfect little boat for unwinding on South African seas. But, does your vessel pass the Construction requirements for a Category E vessel? Is it...

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Skipper License Validity in South Africa

Getting a Skipper License is a must if you want a full boating experience in South Africa. If you are a boat owner, you should consider getting a skipper license ASAP. One question we often get about skipper license is how long it would be valid. So, let's find out...

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Safety Equipment for Category E Boats in South Africa

Boating in South Africa is a pleasant experience for many. However, just because it is leisure, does not mean there will not be emergencies. That is why the SAMSA authorities require you to carry certain appliances and equipment onboard. Each Category E boat must have...

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Becoming a Yacht Chef in South Africa

Tired of your day-to-day chef job at a local restaurant? Do you feel like your skills do not get the environment to flourish? Then how about considering working on a yacht or a superyacht as a chef? If you have a keen eye for detail and a knack for flavour profiles...

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Becoming a Yacht Engineer in South Africa

Being a superyacht engineer means getting a chance to work with some of the world's best engineering marvels. However, the opportunity does not come easily. In this article, we will mainly discuss engineer roles and what it takes to be an engineer on a yacht in South...

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The MCA Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate in South Africa

The MCA Food Hygiene Certificate is mandatory if you are going to work as a cook on any ship, or as a stewardess on a superyacht, cruise, and so on. You can easily get an MCA Food Hygiene Level 2 certificate in South Africa. Let's understand what the course entails...

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