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About Skydive Robertson

Skydive Robertson Skydive Robertson is situated at the Robertson Airfield, a touch to the east of the picturesque and historic town of Robertson. We are 147km from Cape Town CBD and at the heart of the scenic world renowned Wine Route - “Route 62”. Wikipedia – Robertson, Western Cape

Currently celebrating our 42nd year of operations, the Western Province Sport Parachute Club (trading as Skydive Robertson) is the longest running Parachute Association of South Africa (PASA) approved Drop Zone.

The club operates on weekends and public holidays throughout the year (during the week on special request and subject to a minimum number of bookings). We attract everyone from first time jumpers and students through to sports skydivers of all levels of experience from all skydiving disciplines from all walks of life. All are welcome.

What does Skydive Robertson offer?

 
  • Tandem Skydiving (10 minute briefing / 35-45 seconds of freefall / 5-7 minute parachute ride)
  • Ground School (6-8 hours - theory and practical)
  • Traditional Static Line Progression Training (24 Jump Program)
  • Modern Accelerated FreeFall Training (10 Jump Program)
  • Intermediate through to advanced and specialist training in various skydiving disciplines
  • Sports skydiving and team training for various skydiving and parachuting disciplines, like Formations Skydiving and Freeflying
  • Team builds, corporate days, engagements, bachelors, anniversaries, birthday parties and more…
  • High profile public parachute displays at events or for product launches
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Skydive Robertson Skydive Robertson  PASA members are invited to participate in a Mass Parachute Demonstration at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD 2014) at Air Force Base Waterkloof on 19 (validation jump), 20 and 21 September 2014. Take- off will be from Air Force Base Swartkop. Transport will be provided back to Swartkop after the jumps.

For automatic inclusion, jumpers who would like to participate must be PRO rated. PRO rated jumpers, please email constantbenade@gmail.com with:
Name
PRO rating
Email

Should you not have a PRO rating you must comply with the following requirements for a PRO rating:
i. Must be at least a C-licence holder.

ii. Have at least 300 jumps.

iii. Minimum of 50 jumps in the past year.

iv. Be recommended by the Chief Instructor of his/her club.

v. Jumpers with less than these requirements must get their CI to send a recommendation for their participation to constantbenade@gmail.com who will then apply to the NSTO for the necessary waivers.


CI’s are requested to consolidate the names of their members interested in participating, who do not have a PRO rating and submit the following to constantbenade@gmail.com for final selection:
Name
Licence
Total jumps
Jumps last 12 months
Jumper’s email
CI recommendation

Available slots will be allocated in order of the requirements above – i.e. PRO rated get first preference and so on.

Those planning to participate are advised not to make any financial commitments (flights, accommodation, etc.) to attend yet. While the mass jump is on the Air Show programme and related advertisements, the aircraft (C130) is not yet confirmed and, due to operational commitments, these arrangements can still change up to the day of validation.

The organiser for this event is Constant Benade, DZO of the Pretoria Military Parachute Club, and all communication regarding the jump is to be forwarded to him at constantbenade@gmail.com
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Featured Photo | Three generations of jumpers - Rod Baker with daughter Jess on one side and the memory of his Dad on the other.

 
Three generations of jumpers - Rod Baker with daughter Jess on one side and the memory of his Dad on the other.
 
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Du Lally
Du Lally Congratulations Jessica. Your mom would have been very proud of you! I'm sure your dad is too!
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Jennifer Holzapfel
Jennifer Holzapfel Jess, you're a STAR!!!!!!! xoxox
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Vanessa Norris
Vanessa Norris I remember those citrusdal weekends away my friend! We had such fun!! Well done to ur sis!!
834 days and 20 hours ago
Shanna Skinner
Shanna Skinner Fantastic!
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Megan Mitchley
Megan Mitchley Absolutely awesome!
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