Amendments in Small Craft Skippers National Certification

 

Ref: Marine Notice 13 of 2006

 

Changes in the requirements for skippers’ tickets now include

 

1. A valid doctor’s certificate certifying the candidates general health.

Details of the medical and eyesight tests can be obtained from SAMSA.

 

2. The qualifying age has been raised to 18 for the following grades:

 

Skipper Coastal >9m, Skipper Offshore – all grades

 

3. The new grades are related to the length of vessel.

 

Just click on the appropriate category to see the basis requirements.

 

Click here for all grades of Day Skipper

Day Skipper Local Waters (Restricted certificate (all lengths of vessel)

 

Day Skipper Category E & R (all lengths of vessel)

 

Day Skipper Category C (all lengths of vessel)

 

Day Skipper Category B (all lengths of vessel)

 

Click here for all grades of Skipper Coastal

Skipper Coastal (up to 9metres)

 

Skipper Coastal (over 9metres)

 

Click here for all grades of Skipper Offshore

Skipper Offshore (up to 9metres)

 

Skipper Offshore (over 9metres)