We are pleased to be able to offer both SAMSA and RYA skippers training for the local market and international requirements for pleasure and commercial use. Powerboating requires a level of skill and knowledge not just to receive a license but also to understand the many situations you may encounter. We hope to give you the guidance that will make you a safe and aware skipper.
This course can also open up exciting opportunities and can also be seen as a dive boat skipper course, or becoming a commercial boat skipper.

SAMSA courses are for Category R to B coastal under or over 9m vessels. This includes inland waters to 40 miles offshore for South Africa. The RYA / MCA training and certificate of competence is for anyone wishing to work or use vessels overseas. This can include Superyacht crew, Dive operations (as a dive boat skipper), fishing charters, support vessels to the oil and related industries and owning or hiring vessels for pleasure or commercial vessels (as a commercial boat skipper).



Traveling abroad and using or hiring vessels normally requires the skipper to have a recognized certificate. We can provide the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) for sailing and powerboating. Attending a qualifying RYA course will give you the certificate that allows you to register for the ICC. If you have previous experience but no suitable certificate you can book a direct exam.


There are many rules and regulations concerning commercial boating. We can give you advice on boating related to.

  • Powerboats
  • Motor Yachts
  • Sailing Yachts
  • Super Yacht Tenders
  • Vessels used for charter, diving, etc



SRC VHF Radio course now available for South Africa and International use.

If you use a marine radio you should hold the correct certificate. We offer the
SRC certificate as a one-stop process. This means you do not need to do any running around. We provide the pre-course learning pack, course and manual,
exams written and practical collect the certificates etc.

If you have a marine VHF radio with DSC capability on your vessel when its time for the survey you will need to show a ‘Ships radio license’ and the ‘SRC operators certificate’ contact us for any information. We can set up the LRC and GMDSS courses as well.