There’s job at sea, but you need to know your stuff!

There’s jobs at sea but you need to know your stuff With a coastline in excess of 2 500 kms, and some of the finest fishing on the planet, it makes sense that South Africans consider a career at sea. But it can be a dangerous place and it’s critical that you’re properly qualified to work on the uncompromising oceans. …

Enjoy the life of the rich and famous

That’s right, a cruise aboard the 45-foot custom-built Peroni catamaran will have you appreciating what the finer things in life offer. The Peroni catamaran has two forward cabins, a huge galley area for preparing snacks, two large well ventilated toilets and a huge canopy covered cockpit for up to 36 guests. All modern electronics and safety gear are standard. High …

Make sure you’re trained before heading to sea

Bartholomeu Dias called it the Cape of Storms for good reason. So if you are planning to spend time at sea it’s best to ensure that you are suitably qualified, and a great place to start is the Ocean Sailing Academy based in Langebaan. Established in 1979, Ocean Sailing Academy has grown into the largest Royal Yachting Association- and South …

Stand Up Paddling, a perfect way to keep fit and enjoy the sea

Red paddle, one of the world’s leading brands of stand-up paddle boards – more commonly referred to as SUPs, will be on display and demonstration at this year’s Boat Show at the V&A Waterfront Marina. This is a great opportunity to get your feet wet and try a board out in the perfectly calm waters of the Marina. Wetsuits will …

Owning a luxury yacht is easier than you think

Long considered the sole domain of the rich and famous, owning a luxury yacht or motor cruiser is now substantially easier thanks to an innovative ownership scheme called shareboats. With price tags starting around R6.5million – that would buy you a new Princess V39 – traditional boat ownership can have high barriers to entry. Purchasing a share in boat makes …

Cape Town Boat Show consolidates at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town Boat Show consolidates at the V&A Waterfront The Cape Town International Boat Show (CTIBS) will be held at one consolidated venue at the V&A Waterfront Marina North Wharf from 14 to 16 October 2016 with the largest ever on-water display of luxury yachts, catamarans and motor cruisers, and a 1 000m 2 dryland exhibition marquee. ‘Now in its …