Ocean Sailing Academy
Graduate from South Africa’s leading training centre for sail and motor cruising; Ocean Sailing Academy.
Ocean Sailing Academy leads the way in RYA (Royal Yachting Association) training and SAS (South African Sailing) training for the international yachting industry with accredited RYA sailing courses, setting the foundation for a career at sea. Our sailing school is situated at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, with our learning centre and shore-based accommodation located in Langebaan, at Ocean House.
What do we offer?
Flexible training programs ensure that those with experience save time by completing only those courses required for the exams, with beginners choosing from the Gap Year Course to the 14 week RYA Yachtmaster Xtreme Course. We run a number of online courses as well as courses with practical components. Training will be done on our own yachts; our fleet consists of 5 sailing yachts, 2 motor yachts and 2 RIBS.
Career and Gap Year Courses
Royal Yachting Association training and examinations qualify you to work in the international superyachting industry.
Superyachting offers graduate crew members a lifestyle of adventure, travel to exotic destinations, a career path in a growing industry and attractive salaries paid in foreign currency. Our courses provide innovative training for career and gap year employment.
South African Sailing – A SAS skippers ticket is compulsory for cruising in South African waters and can be used for international leisure boaring or charter in most destinations.
Why train with Ocean Sailing Academy?
- Experienced Yachtmaster instructors
- Certified training
- Variety of yachts
- Premier locations at both the V&A Waterfront Marina, Cape Town and Mykonos Marina, Langebaan.
- Modern, well equipped residential training facility for theory modules.
- Ocean crossing experience with Yachtmaster training
- Principal, Robbie Dove, is an RYA and SAS instructor and examiner with over 30 years experience in sailing