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Yacht Hand Course


  • Duration: 3  days – (* a minimum of 4 students required to run this course)
  • Price: Contact Werner on 073 806 0802 or email for more information.
  • Required Experience:
    None or limited sailing.

This is the best starting point for the person who has very little or no sailing experience. It will give you an excellent sailing foundation and a fun-filled three days! This course, also being the first three days of the Combo course, often runs concurrently with our Combo courses, so ideal to experience together if some family members want an introduction.

Course Curriculum

The Yacht Hand course introduces the beginner to sailing. Following the SA Sailing syllabus, you will learn all about sea terms, sails, ropes work, fire precautions, safety at sea, man overboard techniques, distress signals, weather, rules of the road and helmsmanship.


  • Offshore Sailing Academy Yacht Hand Certificate
  • SA Sailing Yacht Hand Course Completion Certificate

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    Introduction to SailingYacht Hand CourseCombo Course-S.A.S Yacht Hand and SkipperS.P.I.C.E Gap Year CourseCoastal Skipper CourseMileage Trips

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