• To promote safety at sea and on inland waters.
  • To provide adequate competency training to prospective skippers and crew of small craft along the lines of the standards set by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA).
  • To provide seaworthiness surveying and small craft registration services to owners of such vessels.
  • To act as a responsible authorised agent for SAMSA.
  • Establish a culture of high ideals, moral standards and ethics among small craft skippers.
  • Endeavour to educate its members, and the general public, to adhere to all laws relating to the preservation of the marine and aquatic environments.

Buoyancy of Small Vessels

Buoyancy of Small Vessels

On all categories of vessels other than category A & R, built-in buoyancy only replaces the liferaft when it is sufficient to provide a stable level platform upon which the...

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Approved Markings for Pleasure Vessels

Approved Markings for Pleasure Vessels

By regulation, the Authority (SAMSA) and the Authorised Agencies are responsible for issuing approved markings to pleasure vessels, until such time as the Department of Transport finalises a national small...

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