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Obtaining his first skippers license at age 18 Andre has pursued a full career in the yachting and marine industry. Having a passion for teaching and improving others skills most of his focus has been on sail training. He is known for endless energy and a never ending passion for experience and knowledge. Andre has a passionate approach to teaching and enjoys presenting the advanced courses.
S.A.M.S.A <9      Powerboat operators with surf endorsement
S.A.M.S.A            Commercial and surf endorsement
S.A.S                     Coastal power and sail
R.Y.A                    Powerboat level ii
R.Y.A                    Powerboat level ii instructor
R.Y.A                    Powerboat intermediate
R.Y.A                    Power boat advanced
R.Y.A                    Yachtmaster instructor sail
R.Y.A                    Yachtmaster instructor power
R.Y.A                    Shorebased yachtmaster theory instructor
R.Y.A                    Instructor S.R.C
R.Y.A                    Assessor S.R.C
R.Y.A                   Diesel engine instructor
R.Y.A                   Radar instructor
Elementary first aid
Marine fire fighting
Ships security level 2
Personal safety and social responsibility
Proficiency in life raft
R.Y.A yachtmaster power 200gt
R.Y.A yachtmaster sail 200gt
N.A.U.I    Diver

Powerboats experience:
vessels ranging from 2meters to 10 meters , horse power and drives from 2.5hp to 700hp out drives , inboards, outboards and jet drives also manufacturing and racing

Motor yachts experience:
ranging from 36 ft to 130 ft
Captain,Deliveries,Ocean Crossings, Own Boat Tuition, Commissioning and Training to Yachtmaster offshore level

Sailing yachts experience:
Mono hulls and multi hulls ranging from 10ft to 90ft
Captain,Deliveries,Ocean Crossings,Rigging, Own Boat Tuition, Racing, Commissioning and Training to Yachtmaster offshore level

Named areas of experience and expertise:

Sail training
Motor training
Powerboat training
Powerboat racing
Sail racing
Sailing Yacht Deliveries
Motor Yacht Deliveries
Commissioning
Ocean crossings
Day Charters
Overnight Charters
Extended Charters
Marine Film and photo shoots
Re-fits
High speed craft
Mechanical
Theoretical sail Training
Port operations
Repairs
Engineering
Yacht management

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Obtaining his first skippers license at age 18 Andre has pursued a full career in the yachting and marine industry. Having a passion for teaching and improving others skills most of his focus has been on sail training. He is known for endless energy and a never ending passion for experience and knowledge. Andre has a passionate approach to teaching and enjoys presenting the advanced courses.
S.A.M.S.A <9      Powerboat operators with surf endorsement
S.A.M.S.A            Commercial and surf endorsement
S.A.S                     Coastal power and sail
R.Y.A                    Powerboat level ii
R.Y.A                    Powerboat level ii instructor
R.Y.A                    Powerboat intermediate
R.Y.A                    Power boat advanced
R.Y.A                    Yachtmaster instructor sail
R.Y.A                    Yachtmaster instructor power
R.Y.A                    Shorebased yachtmaster theory instructor
R.Y.A                    Instructor S.R.C
R.Y.A                    Assessor S.R.C
R.Y.A                   Diesel engine instructor
R.Y.A                   Radar instructor
Elementary first aid
Marine fire fighting
Ships security level 2
Personal safety and social responsibility
Proficiency in life raft
R.Y.A yachtmaster power 200gt
R.Y.A yachtmaster sail 200gt
N.A.U.I    Diver

Powerboats experience:
vessels ranging from 2meters to 10 meters , horse power and drives from 2.5hp to 700hp out drives , inboards, outboards and jet drives also manufacturing and racing

Motor yachts experience:
ranging from 36 ft to 130 ft
Captain,Deliveries,Ocean Crossings, Own Boat Tuition, Commissioning and Training to Yachtmaster offshore level

Sailing yachts experience:
Mono hulls and multi hulls ranging from 10ft to 90ft
Captain,Deliveries,Ocean Crossings,Rigging, Own Boat Tuition, Racing, Commissioning and Training to Yachtmaster offshore level

Named areas of experience and expertise:

Sail training
Motor training
Powerboat training
Powerboat racing
Sail racing
Sailing Yacht Deliveries
Motor Yacht Deliveries
Commissioning
Ocean crossings
Day Charters
Overnight Charters
Extended Charters
Marine Film and photo shoots
Re-fits
High speed craft
Mechanical
Theoretical sail Training
Port operations
Repairs
Engineering
Yacht management

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