Hobie Cat and catamaran sailing courses in South Africa

Adrenaline Sailing in the Garden Route has been proudly providing high quality sailing courses teaching people how to sail for over 23 years in South Africa, predominately on Hobie Cat catamarans. We use Hobie 16's and Hobie 18's  for our lessons. We do also  use Hobie 14's for certain instruction and on special request.   We with our experienced crew have operated adrenaline sailing trips from Cape Town to the West Coast in the prisitine lagoon of Langebaan to our venue in the Garden Route of South Africa. 

The sailing venue is as safe as it is beautiful. Located in the heart of the Garden Route the Swartvlei Lake offers extremely good sailing conditions throughout most of the year with warm water and sub-tropical conditions.  Drum Africa/Adrenaline sailing is a company that has specialised in offering special adventure packages throughout South Africa. We have a range of various boats to keep you sailing happy.

This is the most fun you will have with a wetsuit on, get your hair blown back and unleash that spirit of adventure. We offer one on one courses on how to sail a Hobie Cat to Hobie Cat rentals. Small group instruction on Hobie Cats and youth sailing instruction. Hobie 16 rentals on Swartvlei Lake in the heart of the Garden Route. We are the only Hobie rental company located in the Garden Route.

 What differentiates us from the others  is our ability to truly connect with our customers, and provide the exceptional, compassionate service they deserve. Accommodation and sailing lessons packages available.



Our Background Teaching Sailing.

As one of the leading local adventure  businesses in the Garden Route area, we attribute our reputation to the lasting customer relationships we’ve developed throughout the years. We believe that all of our customers deserve the highest level of service, and we are committed to providing just that at Adrenaline sailing.

Drum Africa/Adrenaline sailing was co-founded in 1998 by Brent Coetzee, a proudly South African guide with vast personal experience and knowledge of South Africa. Brent is a registered guide and a local. He has lived in Cape Town, on the West Coast of South Africa, the beautiful Garden Route and he currently lives in the beautiful coastal town of the Wilderness.  He has traveled South Africa extensively and has a wealth of knowledge to share with students.
Brent has grown up surfing, sailing and diving the coast of South Africa as well as touring and adventuring in the mountains and bushland regions on his motorbike when not teaching sailing.
His aim is to share his passion for his sailing and to this end he has, put together an exciting selection of lessons along with other interesting and important information.
South Africa offers excellent value for money and the holiday of a lifetime. Choose one (or more) of the wonderful sailing courses we offer and let us show you  the wonders of sailing.

Adrenaline sailing will ensure that you have the most wonderful learning to sail experience with our hassle free courses and positive approach. Get in touch today to learn a new skill.



Sailing courses that will exceed your Expectations



The Beginner sailing course is designed for the first time buyer or for the person perhaps thinking about purchasing a Hobie Cat for the first time but have no idea how to sail or even rig the boat.

  • Rigging a Hobie

  • Safety

  • Righting a capsized Hobie

  • Wind direction and sailing angles

  • Skippering a Hobie

  • Rules on the water

  • Sail functions and control

Cost: R650 an hour. Minimum of 4 hours.

We suggest a minimum of 2 days for the beginner sailing course(8 hours in lessons)



The intermdiate sailing course is designed for the sailor who owns a Hobie but feels he needs to progress and learn the finer details of rigging and sailing his boat. The sailor who is now thinking about racing his Hobie Cat. Or, simply has been sailing for a while and there are a few simple boat handling errors that will just not come right. In this course we cover the itmes below.

  • Boat set-up tuning

  • Boat preparation

  • Basic rules

  • Race procedures

  • Boat handling

  • Starting a race

  • Maneuvering around the course

Cost: R650 per hour minimum of 4 hours. Suggested minimum time 6 hours.



This sailing course is often tailor-made for our clients. On most occasions a sailor who needs lots of racing practice, having courses laid out with starting procedures.

We do cover the items listed below.

  • boat set-up

  • starting procedure

  • racing strategy

  • course understanding

g difference for many of our customers, and is provided with the highest level of excellence. With this service, we ensure all details are simple, seamless and handled in a timely manner. Whenever you work with Adrenaline Sailing, you can trust that you’re in great hands.



Frequently utilized by most of our customers, this service has been essential to success on many occasions. When it comes to all of our services, you can count on us to take care of your every need. We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service, and guarantee you’ll love working with our team. Let us know how we can assist you today.



Come Visit

Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed



Wilderness, Garden Route, 6560

South Africa




Wilderness, Garden Route, 6560

South Africa

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