Superyacht, STCW, Powerboat Training courses

Watersports, Adventure, Fun

home1Welcome to Sail and Power SA. The leading small craft Academy in South Africa. We supply all that you need for starting out in the Superyacht industry, Watersports adventures, and Instructor training. Our courses provide professional, certified courses that will give you the edge no matter where you want to go. From STCW, deck crew, steward / stewardess courses to dinghy sailing, windsurfing and local SAMSA Skippers licence we are here to help.

Powerboating and Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski)

pwcWe are the only RYA accredited school that can offer all the powerboat and PWC (Jet Ski) courses in Africa. This is due to the Principles 30 plus years teaching watersports around the world. If you need the RYA Powerboat Level 2 or want to become a PWC (Jet Ski) instructor we have the course for you. Based in Cape Town South Africa and working from various sites including the V&A waterfront, Granger Bay, to Simons Town we can offer courses to match the best training environment anywhere in the world.

Watersports Adventures

watersports-video Our activities include Dinghy sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, and Stand up paddle boarding. We offer complete beginner introduction courses to regular coaching sessions.

We can take you out for a relaxing fun paddle or try a new adventure. We can cater for singles, groups, families and corporate bookings.

Youth development and empowerment

ydeWe want to offer a quality, well delivered programme of watersports open to people of all economic, social and ability levels. The development of this plan is based on an expanding programme from short courses for schools and groups to advanced coaching and instructor training. Future participation includes apprenticeships covering watersports and marine courses for employment into the marine, leisure and tourism sectors.

RYA Powerboat level 2 course

RYA Powerboat level 2 course, Perfect introduction to powerboating. The 2 day course covers all you need to obtail the ICC under 10m license for international boating. The license is also one of the key quilifications if you are goining to work in the superyacht industry.

Courses are runing all the time so please email or give me a call and we can set up the course you need.

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PWC (Jet Ski)

To get your PWC (Jet Ski) proficiency before you go or get one on the Yacht?
The certificate issued on RYA centre yachts is only for the yacht your on. It cannot be transferred as you move yachts.

The certificate issued from RYA centres in Cape Town are valid for life within international guidelines on any yacht.

RYA PWC Instructors certificate
The rules and regulations around Europe require anyone using a PWC (Jet Ski) to hold a certificate of competency. The local Police are fining individuals and yachts on the spot fines of 500 euros or more. The regulations are being tightened up all over the world.

It is possible to gain a RYA PWC (Jet Ski) instructors certificate with us so you can issue certificates to the yacht crew and guests. We have the only resident PWC and Powerboat trainer in Africa. What a great add on to your CV and it will help keep you from scrubbing decks.

Visit the PWC page for more information.


Please welcome Michelle to Sail and Power SA. Her appointment as Operations manager will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Michelle will be every ones point of contact from students to instructors and anyone needing up to date advice about the industry. Her last appointment was on the Motor Yacht Five Waves 115 ft based in Miami and The Hamptons. As the Deck manager she looked after the yacht, tenders and Jet ski’s for the owners.

Prior to joining Sail and Power SA Michelle managed Marketing and Accounts for national companies in Southern Africa.

As we settle down for the summer you may find her teaching Powerboat and PWC courses.

20160404 001    SRC VHF Radio course now available for South Africa and International use.

  If you use a marine radio you should hold the correct certificate. We offer the
  SRC certificate as a one stop process. This means you do not need to do any
  running around. we provide the pre course learning pack, course and manual,
  exams written and practical collect the certificates etc.

  If you have a marine VHF radio with DSC capability on your vessel when its time for survey you will need
  to show a 'Ships radio license' and the 'SRC operators certificate'
  contact us for any infomation. We can set up the LRC and GMDSS courses as well.