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Inland Waters Skippers Ticket

Inland Waters Skippers Ticket

Inland Waters Skippers TicketInland Waters Skippers are qualified to skipper a sailboat on inland waters by day or by night.  While the Academy provides the required Inland Waters Skippers Ticket training, SAS are the only body that SAMSA has authorised to issue certificates of competance for keelboats.

Inlands Waters Skippers Ticket

 Duration:  4 days
 Experience:  Keelboat Crew Endorsement
 Minimum age:  16 years old
 Held when:  Weekends
 Coach ratio:  No more than 6 students per coach
 Safety boats:  Safety boat on standby
 Keelboats used:  Stadt 23
 Certification:  Inland Waters Skippers Ticket
 Course cost:  R2900 per person

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Inland Waters Skippers Ticket course content

On completion of the 'Inland Waters Skippers Ticket' course the student will have a good understanding of how to sail a keelboat on any inland waters.  The Inland Waters Skippers Ticket syllabus comprises of the following topics:

  • Nautical Terms
  • Knots & Ropework
  • Charts & Navigational Publications
  • Navigation
  • GPS
  • Other Navigational Instruments
  • Water Levels
  • Emergency Communication
  • Colregs
  • IALA Bouyage
  • Handling a Boat Under Power
  • Handling a Boat Under Sail
  • Man Overboard
  • Weather
  • Anchoring
  • Safety & Emergencies at Sea
  • Diesel Engines
  • Local Knowledge
  • First Aid

Inland Waters Skippers Ticket course notes

  • All sailing & safety equipment will be supplied
  • Club cafeteria is open on weekends during the season

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