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Senior Instructor

About:

Andre started sailing with his grandfather around Cape Town.
After a successful career as an architect he later sailed out of Brighton in the UK on a gaff rigged pilot cutter for about two years taking disabled kids around the French coast and the Channel Islands.
Andre has been Instructing for over ten years with the occasional delivery.
Over the years Andre has built up an impressive amount of hours teaching.
Known for his comprehensive knowledge in theory and practical experience on the South African Coast.
In 2017 the RYA recognized Andre’s dedication to sail training and rewarded him with Yacht master Examiner.
Andre has been a dedicated part of our team for many years.

Qualifications:

SAMSA Commercial
SAS Yachtmaster Ocean power and sail
RYA Powerboat level II
RYA Yachtmaster instructor sail
RYA Shorebased Yachtmaster Theory Instructor
RYA Instructor SRC
RYA Assessor SRC
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance Instructor
RYA Radar instructor

Elementary First Aid
Marine Fire Fighting
Ships Security level 1
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
Proficiency in life raft

RYA Yachtmaster Examiner Sail
SAS Examiner

Powerboats experience:
Small powerboats and yacht dinghies

Motor yachts experience:
Ocean crossings and deliveries

Sailing yachts experience:
Mono hulls and multi hulls ranging from 10ft to 50ft
Deliveries
Ocean Crossings
Own Boat Tuition
Racing and Training to Yachtmaster Ocean level

Named areas of experience and expertise:
Sail training
Sail racing
Sail Yacht Deliveries
Own Boat Tuition

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andre-olivier

Senior Instructor

About:

Andre started sailing with his grandfather around Cape Town.
After a successful career as an architect he later sailed out of Brighton in the UK on a gaff rigged pilot cutter for about two years taking disabled kids around the French coast and the Channel Islands.
Andre has been Instructing for over ten years with the occasional delivery.
Over the years Andre has built up an impressive amount of hours teaching.
Known for his comprehensive knowledge in theory and practical experience on the South African Coast.
In 2017 the RYA recognized Andre’s dedication to sail training and rewarded him with Yacht master Examiner.
Andre has been a dedicated part of our team for many years.

Qualifications:

SAMSA Commercial
SAS Yachtmaster Ocean power and sail
RYA Powerboat level II
RYA Yachtmaster instructor sail
RYA Shorebased Yachtmaster Theory Instructor
RYA Instructor SRC
RYA Assessor SRC
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance Instructor
RYA Radar instructor

Elementary First Aid
Marine Fire Fighting
Ships Security level 1
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
Proficiency in life raft

RYA Yachtmaster Examiner Sail
SAS Examiner

Powerboats experience:
Small powerboats and yacht dinghies

Motor yachts experience:
Ocean crossings and deliveries

Sailing yachts experience:
Mono hulls and multi hulls ranging from 10ft to 50ft
Deliveries
Ocean Crossings
Own Boat Tuition
Racing and Training to Yachtmaster Ocean level

Named areas of experience and expertise:
Sail training
Sail racing
Sail Yacht Deliveries
Own Boat Tuition

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