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Daniel has the role of powerboat and cruising instructor. After completing his courses in southern Africa at age 18  he immediately set off on yachts as a deckhand. Starting on a 23 meter motor vessel and progressing up to a 55 meter as bosun . After three successful seasons Daniel set sights on new goals getting involved in the starting and running of a Yacht detailing company based in UK. This later on became very successful. Alongside the detailing Daniel trained and chartered on an impressive list of powerboats. Having spent four years abroad he missed South Africa and decided to return and join our team. Students attest to his patience and flexible training methods. Daniel has a relaxing and fun approach to training.

Qualifications:

RYA Cruising Instructor

SAMSA< 9 Powerboat operators
SAMSA Commercial
RYA Powerboat level II
RYA Powerboat level II Instructor
RYA Yachtmaster Sail commercial
RYA Cruising Instructor sail

Elementary first aid
Marine fire fighting
Ships security level 2
Personal safety and social responsibility
Proficiency in life raft

Powerboats experience:
Charter skipper on 45ft twinscrew Nelson motorcruiser ( 2 x 270 HP Ford Sabre engines) Charter skipper on a 7.5m Camel Trophy RIB ( 2 x 130HP Honda Outboard )Powerboat instructor in Scotland and South Africa for 3 years with 350+ hours teaching on powerboats ranging from 4.5m to 9m.5.5m Mastercraft wake boat 200hp – 50+ hours7.5m Camel Trophy RIB 2 x 130hp – 65 hours9.5m RIBtec 2 x 300hp – 100 hours5.1m RIB 90hp – 150 hours4.5m Gemini RIB 70hp – 50 hours35ft J Craft Limo tender on superyachts – 5 hours42ft Fairline Phantom twin screw motor cruiser 2 x 350HP Volvo Penta’s –  20 hoursGrand Banks 48ft twin screw Motorcruiser -12 hours45ft Nelson motorcruiser twin screw 2 x 270hp Ford Sabres

Motor yachts experience:
ranging from 60 ft to 180 ft
Deckhand, Bosun, Tender and watersports opperator

Sailing yachts experience:
Mono hulls up to 40ft
Sailing yacht deliveries

Named areas of experience and expertise:
Powerboat training
Motor Yacht Deliveries
Day Charters
Overnight Charters
Extended Charters
Marine Film and photo shoots
High speed craft

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Daniel has the role of powerboat and cruising instructor. After completing his courses in southern Africa at age 18  he immediately set off on yachts as a deckhand. Starting on a 23 meter motor vessel and progressing up to a 55 meter as bosun . After three successful seasons Daniel set sights on new goals getting involved in the starting and running of a Yacht detailing company based in UK. This later on became very successful. Alongside the detailing Daniel trained and chartered on an impressive list of powerboats. Having spent four years abroad he missed South Africa and decided to return and join our team. Students attest to his patience and flexible training methods. Daniel has a relaxing and fun approach to training.

Qualifications:

RYA Cruising Instructor

SAMSA< 9 Powerboat operators
SAMSA Commercial
RYA Powerboat level II
RYA Powerboat level II Instructor
RYA Yachtmaster Sail commercial
RYA Cruising Instructor sail

Elementary first aid
Marine fire fighting
Ships security level 2
Personal safety and social responsibility
Proficiency in life raft

Powerboats experience:
Charter skipper on 45ft twinscrew Nelson motorcruiser ( 2 x 270 HP Ford Sabre engines) Charter skipper on a 7.5m Camel Trophy RIB ( 2 x 130HP Honda Outboard )Powerboat instructor in Scotland and South Africa for 3 years with 350+ hours teaching on powerboats ranging from 4.5m to 9m.5.5m Mastercraft wake boat 200hp – 50+ hours7.5m Camel Trophy RIB 2 x 130hp – 65 hours9.5m RIBtec 2 x 300hp – 100 hours5.1m RIB 90hp – 150 hours4.5m Gemini RIB 70hp – 50 hours35ft J Craft Limo tender on superyachts – 5 hours42ft Fairline Phantom twin screw motor cruiser 2 x 350HP Volvo Penta’s –  20 hoursGrand Banks 48ft twin screw Motorcruiser -12 hours45ft Nelson motorcruiser twin screw 2 x 270hp Ford Sabres

Motor yachts experience:
ranging from 60 ft to 180 ft
Deckhand, Bosun, Tender and watersports opperator

Sailing yachts experience:
Mono hulls up to 40ft
Sailing yacht deliveries

Named areas of experience and expertise:
Powerboat training
Motor Yacht Deliveries
Day Charters
Overnight Charters
Extended Charters
Marine Film and photo shoots
High speed craft

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