Skippers Examinations / Courses – Eastern Cape

We are situated in Port Elizabeth and cover the area between Fish River and The Krom River in the Eastern Cape.

We are affiliated to  Eastern Province Light Tackle Boat Angling Association (EPLTBAA) and  South Africa Light Tackle Boat Angling Association (SALTBAA), which is a SAMSA authorised agency.

We have SAMSA appointed examiners and SALTBAA appointed surveyors and lecturers.

All examinations comply with the National Small Vessel Examination Regime – Marine Notice 13 of 2011


  • Skippers Examinations for Categories E and R
  • Certificate of Fitness
  • Assistance with river registrations of vessels


Johan Gouws – Examiner Number 00144

Contact Details

Courses available

  1. Online course (Preferable)
  2. Category E  (1 Nautical Mile to sea – No endorsements) – On Demand
  3. Category R (Inland Waters) – On Demand


  • Examinations only (for those who completed the online course) – R 1,450.00
  • Provision of a vessel for practical – R 300.00
  • Certificates of Fitness – R 300.00

Course Dates

We do courses on demand. Please contact us to arrange

Examination Dates

Please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Documents required

  1. Certified copy of ID document.
  2. 2 x ID photos  with a light background
  3. Standard SAMSA Dr/Eye test document (Must have a stamp on of Dr Details) click here to download
  4. Standard SAMSA Log sheet with 25 hours logged. Click here to download.
  5. Copy of a skipper’s ticket and ID document of person/persons signing log book off