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Refresher Course

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    Duration: 2 days

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This two day course is designed to either prepare competent crew students for the challenging Day Skipper course or refresh a Day Skipper for the Coastal Skippers course. It includes ColRegs, navigation and terminology. This is a hands-on course, with tactical sailing: on and off the moorings, MOB and efficient setting of the sails are emphasised.  Sailing from Royal Cape Yacht Club. Please contact us to make your booking.


The course is taught to SA Sailing’s syllabus. It is internationally accepted.
A log book is issued on completion.


Please deposit R1000 into Good Hope Sailing Academy.

Current account No. 1371410011. ABSA Bank, Adderley Street, code 312-109.

NB: Please don’t forget to advise Poul-Ejnar Hansen either by e-mail or SMS to Mobile 0834430706 when you have paid the deposit, stating:

1) Your name 2) The amount 3) The course you wish to do 4) The date.

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A comprehensive manual, a membership to the prestigious Royal Cape Yacht Club for the duration of the course including secure parking, members’ discount in the bars and restaurants and free wifi.


A 'Hands on' course, ideal to prep Competent Crew or a warm-up to the Coastal Skippers course.


  • Warm clothing
  • Non-marking, soft shoes
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunglasses (string tie)
  • Cap or hat (string tie)
  • Sunscreen
  • Packed Lunch
  • Drinks (non-alcoholic)