SAS Training Courses

Ocean Sailing Academy is the most experienced and most established SAS (South African Sailing) training centre in Southern Africa. We offer online and leisure courses, as well as the full range of local SAS courses compulsory for local cruising.

Yachtsmen and women the world over are drawn to the splendour of the Cape and wish to experience the magnificence of sailing in some of the most challenging waters in the world.

Ocean Sailing Academy has training facilities in Langebaan for shore based and practical sail training, and we offer motor cruiser courses in the Seychelles.

Visit our Seychelles website here

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

25 - 26November

STCW Elementary First Aid

November 25, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,620.00 3 spots available
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26 - 27November

STCW Designated Security Duties

November 26, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,450.00 3 spots available
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26 - 27November

STCW Personal Survival Techniques

November 26, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,065.00 3 spots available
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27 November

STCW Crowd Management & Passenger Safety

November 27, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,700.00 3 spots available
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28 - 29November

STCW Personal Survival Technique

November 28, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,065.00 3 spots available
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28 November

STCW Competence in Security Awareness

November 28, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,700.00 3 spots available
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30 - 01November - December

STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities

November 30, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa R1,830.00 3 spots available
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