RYA Yachtmaster Theory

As part of your career progression programme, Super Yachting South Africa is excited to announce we have brought our very own in-house RYA Yachtmaster Theory course! As this course will cater to our former students who have already completed a season or more on the yachts, we are happy to offer the most competitive pricing in Cape Town for this.

  • Price: R7200
  • Duration: 6 days

The syllabus includes the following topics:

  • Position
  • Magnetic compass
  • Tides
  • Tidal streams
  • Buoyage
  • Lights
  • Pilotage
  • GPS and chart plotters
  • Echo sounders
  • Logs (speed and distance measuring)
  • Deck log
  • Meteorology
  • Rules of the road
  • Safety at sea
  • Navigation in restricted visibility
  • Passage planning
  • Marine environment

We run this course from our office in the Standard Bank Towers in Cape Town. All course materials are provided and on successful completion, the crew will receive their Yachtmaster (Shore-based) Theory certification and theory required for Coastal/Offshore Practical Prep and exams.

Without qualifications, successful career progression isn’t possible and to achieve more responsibility in your job role on board, we are dedicated to assisting you with this.

Please get in touch with us regarding any of the above. We guarantee to offer you the best pricing and world-class instruction for all the above qualifications. Our goal is always first and foremost, to assist your long-term growth and progression in this industry.

RYA Advanced Powerboat

This continues to build on the skills acquired from the Tender Operator’s Course, but now taking traditional navigation and combining it with new electronic navigation skills. Boat handling skills are taken to the highest possible levels and crew are taken through their paces with challenging alongside scenarios and long distance “no room for error’ passages along our formidable coast.

  • Price: R5635
  • Duration: 2 days

Upon completion of the Advanced exam, this license is an 80GT (80 Gross Tons), commercially endorsed ticket, which opens up more avenues for employment in the super yacht industry. Ideal for large/chase tender captains.

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