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We will be thrilled to have you on board!

Superyacht Training Academy’s Advanced Deckhand Career Course has been uniquely designed to meet the ever-growing demand for well-trained professional crew on luxury yachts.

This course includes Day Skipper Sailing and RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore
Theory, having these qualifications will give you a competitive edge on your CV and is also an ideal entry point for crew looking to gain their Yachtmaster qualification in future.

Gain the skills and qualifications demanded of crew in a Deckhand role.

Gain work as a Deckhand or crew onboard yachts and Superyachts around the world.

Potentially earn €2500/$2500 per month tax free, plus tips!

No food or accommodation costs once you are employed onboard a Superyacht, this is money in your pocket!

- superyacht advanced deckhand course

What courses and items are included?

Duration: 30 Days.

Your Investment: R56 925.00.

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Transport from Superyacht Training Academy to STCW courses: R595.00 (if needed)

Accommodation during all shore-based courses: R445.00 per night
(Accommodation is dormitory style, self-catering facilities are available)

Accommodation security tag deposit: R500.00

S.A. Sailing license application fee: R1210.00

S.A. Sailing ICC application fee: R465.00

ENG1 Medical

This is mandatory for anyone working onboard a boat. You must have an ENG1 seafarer medical fitness certificate to work at sea if you are a seafarer; in charge of a ship or are serving on a merchant ship or yacht.

The fee for the ENG1 medical examination is R3 300.00 and must be issued by a doctor approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Our course is your ideal entry point into this eye-opening, ultimately luxurious Industry!

Are you getting onboard?

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