Ocean Sailing Academy

Welcome to Ocean Sailing Academy, South Africa’s leaders in RYA career guidance and training for the international Super Yachting industry.

Based at Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and in the examination waters on the Cape West Coast, we uniquely provide full board and lodging in our Ocean House, with a fleet of 7 yachts, 2 RIBS and a power boat on which to train.

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.

Our Course Guide below will help you choose the course you need, alternatively please contact us on academy@oceansailing.co.za where a consultant will assist you.

Course Guide

Career and Super Yacht Training: for working aboard super yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean

Individual Modules: individual modules required for upgrading existing qualifications (SAS/RYA)

Sail Leisure: course for leisure cruising locally (SAS) and international charter (RYA)

Power Leisure: courses for local leisure cruising and international charter (RYA) 


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