What We Offer:

  • Day Skipper Local Waters (Restricted certificate ≤9m)
  • Day Skipper Category E and R (≤9m)
  • Day Skipper Category C (≤9m)
  • Skipper Coastal (≤9m)

Theory & Practical topics
All courses include theory lectures and practical work on a number of topics:

  • Chart Work
  • Boat Manoeuvring and Handling
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Law (Small Vessels)
  • Meteorology
  • Naval Architecture
  • Power Plants
  • Seamanship

Each topic includes one or more Modules, with not all Modules being compulsory for all courses. These are discussed in Class


  • Eyesight Test
  • Doctors Certificate
  • Proof of Identity
  • Over 16 years old (18 years old for diving skippers endorsement)
  • Skippers Hours logged

All hours need to be logged with a SAMSA certified Skipper on applicable vessel prior to course begin. Amount of hours needed is specific to each course.

What is Included

  • SASCA Manual
  • NRSI Manual
  • List Of Lights Manual

Please contact us for more information or send your enquiry to max@orca-industries.co.za .