Contact SAS Training Academy now for a Certificate of Fitness (COF) and buoyancy  certificates.

A certificate of fitness is the vessel's licence and gives the owner the right to legally launch the vessel on South African waterways.
The COF is valid for 12 months and is issued by an approved SAMSA surveyor.
All vessels with an engine larger than 15 hp or longer than 3 meters must have a certificate of fitness.

Why use SAS Training Academy to assist with your COF renewal or for any new COF's?

  1. Friendly and efficient service - We are based in the Vaal Triangle and will visit your house, or meet at your boat club or locker.
  2. SAS Training Academy is well known for our high standards  - We take boat and water activity safety seriously and maintain the highest standards when training clients and assessing boats and equipment to see if it meets the prescribed safety standards.
  3. Comprehensive service - We offer a range of services related to the industry and our company has 4 qualified surveyors who can assist at a time that suits you.  

Cost, Requirements and Downloads

  • Cost - COF = R450
  • Supply the following - Buoyancy Certificate, Personal Details
  • Any forms required from SAMSA can be downloaded at the following link: (If you need any forms unavailable on the SAMSA website please contact our office directly.)