RYA Superyacht Tender Operator Course
(RYA tuition delivered by Super Yachting South Africa)
The RYA Superyacht Tender Operator Course is a recent addition, launched at the Monaco Yacht Show 2014. Growing calls from within the Superyacht Industry lead to the development of this specialised course, designed to assist entry-level crew.
The RYA Superyacht Tender Operator course, held in Cape Town, South Africa, will provide new crew with added confidence & skills such as: Night Navigation, Working with Electronic Chart Plotters, Twin Engine Manoeuvres etc. This is an ideal way for new crew to gain a competitive edge when looking for employment.
The course is aimed at entry-level Superyacht Deckhands who will be carrying out guest transfers between the yacht/anchorage and the shore.
The following topics are covered extensively in the RYA Superyacht Tender Operator Course:
- Night navigation & Potential Hazards
- Working with electronic chart plotters
- Twin engine manoeuvres
- Passenger safety (Adults & children)
- Life saving apparatus
- Docking in unfavourable conditions (stern of Superyacht / dockside)
- Dealing with non-compliant passengers
- Man Overboard (MOB) procedures – Day & Night
- Specialised powerboat manouevering
In today’s competitive superyacht industry, it is important to stand out of the crowd. Crew, especially entry-level crew, should keep up to date with industry advancements and aim to enter the industry with job specific & relevant certifications that make a difference.
2 day intermediate programme
Location: V & A Waterfront and Table Bay (Cape Town, South Africa)
What’s not included: Wet weather gear & Lunch
RYA Completion Certificate