We are moving to 36 Cove Street, Knysna

About Us

This is Derik Meintjes

Derik has been boating since his youth starting with OK dinghies later becoming a commercial skipper conducting dive charters in Sodwana.  He spent four years in the Cayman Islands running dive charters and later returned to South Africa to run sailing charters in the Knysna Lagoon.  

In 2006 he became an Examiner/Surveyor with SASCA and SAMSA, and in 2014 he became an SAS examiner.

Derik carries a >9 meter Category A licence with sail, surf and dive endorsements.

This is Tracy Meintjes

Tracy has also been boating since her youth starting with small sail and powerboats. She later started with dive charters both in Canada and the Cayman Islands.  She came to South Africa to continue with dive charters and later moved to Whale Watching charters.

In 2004 she became an Examiner and Surveyor with SASCA.

Tracy carries a >9 meter Category A licence with passenger, surf and dive endorsements.


We are both SAMSA Approved Examiners and Surveyors (00314 and 00315) and associated with

SASCA (A35 and A46).  We provide expert tuition in launches through the Knysna Heads and surf

launching in the area. Derik is also a SAS examiner.