Leon Deacon

Skippers Examinations / Courses – Western Cape

We are situated in Somerset West and cover the Cape Town and Boland areas.

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 (COF)
  • Upgrade from Category R to E

Leon Deacon – Examiner Number SVE 00074

Contact Details

Email – leontdeacon@gmail.com

Mobile – 0824648863

Courses available

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

Upgrade from Category R to E

The following documentation is required for an upgrade from R to E:

  1. Annex 6 Registration – Click here to download
  2. Annex 8  Application for upgrade – Click here to download
  3. Annex 17 Medical Certificates –  Click here to download
  4. Annex 16 Log book – sea time minimum 50 hours signed by a qualified skipper –  Click here to download
  5. Certified ID
  6. Four colour ID photos
  7. Copy of your category R skipper licence

Examinations only (for those who completed the online course) – Please contact

Examination Dates

Please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

The following documents will be required

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