Ocean Sailing Academy is the most experienced and most established sail and motor yachting training centre in Southern Africa. We offer RYA online courses, and STCW courses in Cape Town. Our RYA motor cruising practical courses are conducted at our Seychelles training centre.

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BUOYS AND LIGHTS 101

FREE ONLINE COURSE

Buoys and Lights 101

If you are a boating enthusiast, want to work as superyacht crew, or want to take your Day Skipper exam, then this course is the perfect starting point.

You will learn:
•    The meaning of different types of buoys
•    How to identify buoys at night
•    How to identify buoys on a chart
•    How to determine navigational hazards
•    And much more

STCW BASIC TRAINING COURSE

STCW Basic Training Cape Town

STCW basic training is the minimum legal qualifications required to work on any commercial vessel at sea. If you’re planning on making a career out of yachting you’ll need to complete your STCW training.

 

The STCW Basic Training course is a 12 day course that takes place in Cape Town running every week and can be split by its sections if you can’t do the 12 days consecutively.  Each Certificate is valid for 5 years.

 

STCW Basic Training is made up of the following courses:

  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Marine Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention
  • Designated Security Duties

 

Cruise Liner Courses:

  • Crowd Management and Passenger Safety
  • Competence in Security Awareness

 

The cost of the full STCW course is R9030,00 and you can book individual courses.

 

Please see the schedule below and select the STWC course you would like to book.

Upcoming STCW Basic Training Courses:

Career Taining
CAREER TRAINING

Superyacht, Yachtmaster and instructor courses

Leisure Training
LEISURE TRAINING

Learn to sail and travel the world as crew or skipper

Short Courses
SHORT COURSES

Add more sailing qualifications to your resume

Online Courses
ONLINE COURSES

Study at your own pace, from anywhere in the world

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UPCOMING COURSES

08 - 19March

STCW Basic Training Course

March 8, 2021March 19, 2021 Cape Town, South Africa R9,990.00 3 spots available Career Training
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15 - 26March

STCW Basic Training Course

March 15, 2021March 26, 2021 Cape Town, South Africa R9,990.00 3 spots available Career Training
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