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RYA Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski) Course

RYA tuition provided by Superyachting South Africa

Why do I need a Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski) license?

Jet Ski Course

N.B.: It is illegal to drive a Jet Ski without a certification for safety & insurance reasons

* Regulations – New crew entering the Superyacht industry are required to have a PW operator’s license in order to fulfill their duties on board.

* Become an RYA Personal Watercraft Instructor and fast-track yourself to a job – To progress to PW Instructor you need to first gain your PW Licence via the proficiency course. Having this, you can then utilise your vessels Jet Ski and gain the required experience before upgrading your certification to Instructor level.

* Spend more time on the water – As a Personal Watercraft license holder you will be called upon to take the guests and children out on the PW. Instead of being asked to keep watch, you could be enjoying the water toys with them.

* Jet Ski safety – Safety is paramount in the Superyacht industry. This course will give you confidence & make you aware of the dangers of such crafts whilst teaching you how to handle them in a safe manner.


What does the course cover?

  • Launching & Recovery
  • Safety on the water
  • Navigation
  • High speed Jet Ski handling
  • Taking care of your Personal Watercraft

Having operated these high speed craft in the Superyacht industry, your instructors are able to cover additional topics such as: trouble shooting, preventative maintenance and scheduled maintenance programs. In addition, you will be provided with helpful tips for dealing with guests and "how to play" responsibly.

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