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The Indian Ocean Sailing adventure is designed and introduced for you to build your miles and experience towards obtaining your Yachtmaster Offshore. We are proud to say that in partnership with an elite charter company we can take you to paradise. Using a 72-foot ketch rigged blue water cruiser, you sail the Indian ocean along the East African Coast and beyond. The weather and time of year will determine your adventure. Some of the amazing destinations could include: Mafia island, Songo Songo Island, Kwale island, Nosey Be Island (Off Madagascar), Mtwara, Kilwe, Okuza Island, Pemba in Mozambique, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to mention a few.

This adventure is an outsourced product. Best described as a charter, but make no mistake you will be fully involved in the running of the boat. Choosing routes, Preparing the vessel, Standing and planning watches.
Yachtmaster Sailing School students fly out of Cape Town International Airport to Julius Nyerere Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on an adventure of a life time.

Y.O.S.S Day Skipper advanced or RYA Yachtmaster Coastal

Our goal is to give our students as much exposure as possible, all while having a good time.

During your trip, you can get exposure to the following:
• Travelling by air to and from a vessel
• Immigration and Customs Procedures
• Exposure to big boat sailing
• Blue Water Cruising
• Snorkeling on coral reefs
• Game fishing
• Boat management
• Electric Pumps
• Generators
• Solar Panels
• Water Makers
• Electric Winches
• Water Management
• Fuel Management
• Black and Grey Water systems

21 days / approximately 1800 nautical miles / 50 night hours / Ocean Passage for Yachtmaster Ocean candidates and a possible passage for Yachtmaster Offshore candidates
Return flights from Cape Town to Dar es Salaam
Food on Board
Accommodation on board
On-shore expenses
Vaccinations
Travel insurance

Contact us on +27 21 788 1009 or email skipper@yachtmaster.co.za if you would like to join the 18 Week RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Career package or for just this course

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