A little About Our Boys… The Skippers Who can skip better than a skipper? Probably a young kid. But nobody can drive a boat quite so well! Here at Aliwal Shoal our launches and beaches are unique from other dive destinations around the world because of the entry and exit style into the water. We do not have a sheltered marina or any bays to hide in, each day we launch our boats on the beach here in Umkomaas….