Mandrie Maritime Services

Skippers and VHF Examinations / Courses – Western Cape

We believe in safety at sea. We pride ourselves in running an excellent course and giving personal attention to each candidate

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

  • Skippers Examinations for Categories R to B
  • Certificate of Fitness (COF)
  • VF DSC (Short Range Certificate)
  • Practical

Pieter Welgemoed


Chris Jacobs – Examiner Number SVE 00159

Contact Details

Email –
Mobile – 083 731 1146

Courses available
  • Category R (Inland Waters)
  • Category E (1 Nautical Mile to sea)
  • Category C (15 Nautical Mile to sea)
  • Category B (40 Nautical Mile to sea) (Upgrade from C to B)
  • VHF DSC (SRC) Radio Course

Please contact for the latest fees.

Course Dates

Skipper Courses

  • 17 February 2018
  • 10 March 2018

VHF (Short Range Certificate)

  • 12 February 2018
  • 17 March 2018


Documents 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


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