Course Dates March - September 2015


Please enquire for all Yachtmaster and Career packages

Enquire for customised Team Building, Corporate Functions and Charters.

Yacht Hand:

March 26th – 27th

(Easter Holidays)

May 01st – 03rd

(3 Day Special)

June 27th – 28th

August 08th – 10th


Day Skipper:

March 26th – April 03rd

(Easter Holidays)

May 01st – 10th

(10 Day Special)

June 25th – July 05th

August 08th – 16th

Coastal Skipper:

(SAS Theory/Nav)

March 11th - 15th 

April 11th – 15th

June 15th – 19th

Sep 21st – 25th



Mileage Trips:

April 07th – 10th 

Durban – Richards Bay Return

(+ 200nm)


May 11th – 14th 

Durban – Richards Bay Return

(+ 200nm)


July 06th – 12th 

Durban – East London Return

(+ 550nm)


August 17th – 23rd 

Durban – East London Return

(+ 550nm)


Day Skipper Adventure:


1) March/April (Easter Special)

Yacht Hand:     26th – 27th  

Day Skipper:    26th – 03rd

Easter Break:   04th -   06th   

Mileage (200):  07th – 10th


2) May

Yacht Hand:    01st – 03rd   

Day Skipper:   01st – 10th

Mileage:          11th – 14th


3) June/July (School Hoildays)

Yacht Hand:     27th – 28th    

Day Skipper:     27th – 05th

Mileage (550):   06th – 12th


4) August

Yacht Hand:     08th – 09th    

Day Skipper:    08th – 16th  

Mileage: (550): 17th – 23rd



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Sea Sailing Adventure - Durban Sailing Academy 2

Sea Sailing Adventure - Durban Sailing Academy 3

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Sea Sailing Adventure's Sailing Academy is South African Sailing (SAS) accredited and this is in turn endorsed by the ICC (International Certificate of Competence). All Skippers tickets from Day Skipper level and upwards carry an ICC endorsement.

SSA is focused on providing top quality training. We know that the ocean demands a high level of competence and our dedication and expert training will ensure that you achieve the standards required whilst having the adventure of a lifetime.

Choose the course that suits you and step safely aboard the start of your adventure.

Sea Sailing Adventure’s Courses:

SSA Yacht Hand Course

The Yacht Hand is an introduction to the world of sailing; test your ‘sea legs’ and get accustomed to life under sail. This course covers the basics of sailing and boat handling, and will enable you to become a useful crew member aboard a yacht.

Duration: 2 Days
Mileage logged: + 50NM
Cost: R3300

Download full Yacht Hand Course details (PDF)

SAS/ICC Day Skipper Course

The first notch in your ‘captain’s belt’! This is a high standard day skipper course, , leaving you competent to skipper a yacht yourself during day light hours.

Whether you want to sail your own yacht or charter a yacht internationally; this course will give you the confidence and qualifications to do so.

The standard Day Skipper course is run over 9 days, weekend to weekend, meaning you will only need one work week off to complete the course.

For those of you without the time restraints; the Day Skipper Adventure course includes a highly recommended 4 day, 200nm mileage trip (Durban – Richards Bay Return).


  • Day Skipper: 9 Days
  • Day Skipper Adventure: 13Days

Mileage logged:

  • Day Skipper: 200NM (minimum)
  • Day Skipper Adventure: 400NM (approx.)


  • Day Skipper: R9900
  • Day Skipper Adventure: R13 500
Download full Day Skipper course details (PDF)

SAS/ICC Coastal Skipper Course

The Coastal Skipper course is a step into a real sailing adventure. Once the Coastal Skipper ticket is obtained you are able to skipper a yacht anywhere, from port to port, within South African waters. Like the Day Skipper, it also holds the ICC endorsement.

The Coastal Skipper course is divided into various modules to ensure you can meet all the requirements and complete the course and examinations in a time frame that suits you.

Please see the PDF link below for Duration, Mileage and Costing options.

Download full Coastal Skipper course details (PDF)

Mileage Trips

Set sail and enjoy the beautiful South African coast line whilst gaining mileage and experience in your logbook. All mileage trips include an experienced Yachtmaster qualified skipper/instructor on board to help further your sailing skills.

Download full Mileage Trips details (PDF)

Catamaran Training

Sailing and operating catamarans has many new challenges and differences when compared with a monohull yacht. SSA’s Catamaran training will teach you the basic skills required to safely operate and/or charter a catamaran under both sail and motor.

Sea Sailing Adventure runs its catamaran training on a 40ft Parlay design catamaran.

Download full Catamaran Training details (PDF)

Course Packages

Everyone loves a cost effective package, SSA are no different. Choose from a few packages to suit your needs and get the most out of your sailing adventure!

Download full Course Packages options (PDF)

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