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The Superyacht Crew That Make It Happen!

Certified Superyacht Academy

Being owned and operated by qualified RYA/MCA Superyacht Crew, there is a strong focus on modern & relevant Superyacht-specific training. With career progression in mind, Certified candidates not only gain a substantial competitive edge but are equipped to handle the demands of the industry from day one, leading to better work satisfaction and overall growth within the industry. 

The Academy has grown considerably over the years and provides access to world-class training through various accredited providers, right here in Cape Town, South Africa. We pride ourselves on our high student employment rate and continue to strive for training excellence in an industry that expects only the best. 

We offer a FREE personal consultation service and provide each and every student with a yachting CV template, budget plan, guide to seasons, worldwide crew agency list & worldwide list of crew accommodation. We have aligned ourselves with various partners whom assist all our students with gaining their Visas & Offshore Bank Accounts. We look forward to helping you with all your Superyachting needs.

STCW 2010

With Safety being a top priority, we ensure that all training is inline with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) standards of training as well as local requirements as per SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority). In partnership with one of the pioneers and experts in the maritime field, we take pride in the fact that we not only offer the most affordable, but also the most professional STCW 2010 basic safety training courses in South Africa.

Yacht Specific Courses

In order to provide you with the largest selection of relevant and accredited courses, we have set up a professional arrangement with RYA centre Superyachting South Africa who deliver the following RYA courses: RYA VHF Radio, RYA Radar, RYA Diesel Engine, RYA Personal Watercraft Course (Jetski), RYA Personal Watercraft Instructor Course (Jetski instructor), RYA Powerboat Level 2, RYA Superyacht Tender Operator at their RYA recognised centre.

Regarding the various MCA courses on offer, we have set up a professional arrangement with PYT South Africa, who are accredited by the MCA and deliver the following courses: Approved Engine Course (AEC1), Officer of the Watch (OOW) modules.

In addition, we offer other accredited courses which include: STCW 2010, STCW Refresher, Deckhand, Stewardess, Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD), Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA), Food Health & Safety plus many more. Training programs are professionally run by fully certified instructors.

The Superyacht-specific training is hard work, but will sufficiently prepare you for what’s to come once you find work. Complete with your training is our renowned “support system” which has led to a high percentage of our students gaining employment. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced crew member, looking for a change in pace or change in career, we have an option to suit you. Contact us for more info.