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World Superyacht Awards

World Superyacht Awards: Certified Chosen to Represent SA

On the eve of 31st March 2015, an unexpected call was received by the Certified Team notifying them that they had in fact been chosen to represent South Africa at the annual Superyacht Awards in Amsterdam. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Certified Superyacht Academy were...
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How to stay fit while on board

How to Stay Fit While On Board

Long journeys confined to a yacht can take their toll on the body, if you let them. In order to stay in shape, yacht crew need to overcome numerous on-board obstacles like exhaustion, limited space and restricted gym facilities, the list goes on. Yet, the benefits of exercising...
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FREE Manicure & Pedicure with every Superyacht Stewardess Course

FREE Mani & Pedi with each Stewardess Course!

Cape Town – The Superyacht Crew Training hub of South Africa & playground to Capetonians, South African’s & Foreigners alike. Ahh, Summer in Cape Town…..long nights, beautiful sunsets, festivities, beach and preparation for the Mediterranean Superyacht season. To...
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FREE Abseil with each Deckhand Course

FREE 112m Abseil with each Superyacht Deckhand Course!

Cape Town – The Superyacht Crew Training hub of South Africa & playground to Capetonians, South African’s & Foreigners alike. As summer descends on Cape Town, its many outdoor activities come to life providing adventure seekers with an endless list of...
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Superyacht Galley

New MCA Ships Cook Assessment – What to expect?

The below article was written by and gives a great analysis of what to expect and prepare for in terms of the New MCA Ships Cook Assessment. The Ships Cook Assessment is here to stay and needs to be embraced as chefs have until 15th February 2015 to get assessed...
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World Famous African Mercy Ship

Certified Provides STCW 95 Training For Famous Mercy Ships

On the 19th Sept 2014, Certified Superyacht Academy was chosen to provide STCW 95 (Manila 2010 compliant) & Proficiency in Security Awareness training for crew of the world famous Mercy Ships Organisation. The charity, founded in in 1978, operates the largest non-governmental...
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The full range of Superyacht toys

Top 5 Superyacht Toys of 2014

As the superyacht industry grows, so to does the need for unique & creative yacht toys! We take a closer look at the top 5 superyacht toys of 2014:   1)  Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Stand Up Paddleboarding is currently the fastest growing watersport and is an easy,...
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Superyacht Crew

Celebrating 6 Years of Superyacht Crew Assistance!

In celebrating Certified Superyacht Academy’s 6 year anniversary, we thought it suitable to share our story and give you a glimpse into our world.   When it started It all started in 2007, when working on Superyachts was reserved for those in the know, an underground...
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Yacht Crew CV

7 Tips To Create A Winning Yacht Crew CV

A yacht crew CV is your personal marketing brochure. It’s the gateway to your future and provides a shop window to showcase what you have to offer to potential employers. A weak CV which is badly laid out, contains spelling mistakes and is difficult to read creates a bad...
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