RECEATIONAL SAILING COURSES
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.
- SSA Yacht Hand Course
- SAS/ICC Day Skipper
- SAS/ICC Coastal Skipper
- Mileage Trips
- Catamaran Training
- Course Packages
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
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
- Day Skipper: 200NM (minimum)
- Day Skipper Adventure: 400NM (approx.)
- Day Skipper: R9900
- Day Skipper Adventure: R13 500
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)
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)
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)
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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