Inland Skippers Training

Obtain your skippers certificate of competence for Inland waters for small power driven vessels.

Category R skippers qualify to operate their vessels on inland waters, dams, rivers, estuaries and harbours.

Certificates are issued by SAMSA after completion of the course.

Practical training can be arranged on request. The course consists of theoretical and practical training evaluation.

Theory training

The theory part of the course takes about 5 hours to complete with a written exam to follow.

The theory is either presented as an evening course or as a part of the one-day weekend course.

Courses can be arranged for groups and at other venues on request.

Topics covered:

Pre-launch procedures

Small craft handling,launching and landing

Anchor use

Radio procedures


Safety and other equipment

Skipper duties, responsibilities

Safety afloat

Boat design & layout

Buying a new / secondhand boat

Practical training evaluation

We will arrange a day and venue during the theory training to complete the practical training evaluation with our own boats.

Other courses available:

· Category A,B,C,D training

· Surf-launch

· Dive boat skipper

· Scuba diving

Other services:

· Boat surveys and seaworthies

· Safety equipment

Bookings and reservations:

For bookings and more info: Kobus Cell: 0828913652 or

Office Tel: 012-3612617/012-3489078



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