Thursday, December 31, 2015

Skippers (under 25 ton vessel) Training: NAMFI, Walvis Bay, 16-20 November 2015

9 of the 11 participants attending the Skippers training 
Mr. Renier Burger (KIFI) and Gabriel (Luderitz) attended the 5 day Skippers Training course towards a Skippers Licence for under 25 ton vessels hosted by the Namibian Maritime & Fisheries Institute in Walvis Bay from 16 to 20 November 2015. The exam was written on Saturday, 21 November 2015. The course included radio, cartography, emergency procedures, knot making and general seamanship theory. 

Gabriel demonstrating CPR procedures on one of the participants
Some of the knots the would-be skippers had to learn

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