5 Week RYA Super Yacht Gap Year Package

No Previous Experience required

The RYA Super Yacht Gap Year Package gives you a broad range of sailing and super yachting certificates, which are currently considered the absolute minimum requirement for the budding sailor to enter the breath-taking world of the yachting industry.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a RYA / MCA Day Skipper certificate of competence which is valid for use as a Master of yachts during daylight hours in category 5 waters (up to 20nm from home port) as well as your PYA Super Yacht Deck hand or Steward/ess certificate.

This package includes the following modules:

Duration: 5 weeks.

Total course fee:

Super Yacht Gap Year Package (Deckhand) - R42 690 

Super Yacht Gap Year Package (Steward/ess)  - R44 810 (For international transfers, please add R300 for bank fees)

Fees include:

  • RYA theory packs and certificates.
  • Your personal RYA logbook.
  • Food, accommodation and use of wet weather gear during the 2 practical live-aboard weeks on the yachts.

Fees exclude: R2000 ENG1 Medical Exam (recommended pre-course requirement), RYA fees amounting to £60 as well as accommodation and food on shore in Cape Town.

Contact us now for course dates and availability or to tailor-make a program should the above package not suit your needs.


Terms and Conditions apply. We reserve the right to change course content, dates and prices.

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