Additional Courses

Should you be interested in adding additional and beneficial qualifications, we recommend:

Experienced Steward/esses:

  • SYSA Chief Steward/ess Course
  • STCW and PDSD Refreshers
  • STCW Medical First Aid
  • STCW Advanced Sea Survival
  • STCW Medical Care Aboard Ship
  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Highfield Level III in Food Safety and Supervision


Essential courses for entry-level Steward/esses are:


Bookings through SYSA – contact us at







Searching for a Second Stewardess. The position is seasonal (May 15th - September 30th with possibility of a 2 - 4 week extension) on board a busy charter motor yacht based in Antibes, France.

Looking for someone fit, healthy and active and OVER 25 years of age. Sober habits and must be able to work independently and without constant supervision.

Will rotate through housekeeping and service departments, and must have good experience in both these departments. Must have a season or more of yachting experience.

FHS Level II
SYSA Steward/ess course graduates will get preference

If you meet the criteria, please contact:
Lela Stubbs +27 67 300 4889
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Our lovely SYSA Stewardess course graduates for this week. (16 - 20 March 2020)

Best of luck to all of you. Thanks for your great attitude despite all the COVID difficulties in our city, country and around the globe! Stay positive and focused!

Yvette Roos, Storm Grieve, Sonya Wessels, Nicola Evezard, Rebecca Abdolaziz, Bianca-Amor Steenkamp, Kendal Grant (absent: Danielle Odendaal)
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This was posted on a South African Yachting group:

"I am a South African yachtie and I am currently sitting in Dubai Airport after being denied boarding onto a flight to Nice (about 2 hours ago) due to France only accepting EU or UK nationals in their country currently. So ANY NON-EU nationals thinking of going to France, move your flight until after the ban. Don't waste your time and money".

Might be best right now to stay home and patiently wait all this out. Best of luck to all of you.
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