UKSA is a national maritime youth charity, based in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, with a vision to widen access to maritime training, to enhance life skills and employment in the sector. We are the largest RYA training centre in the world, providing schools and groups activity programmes, full-time education courses, professional career training in yachting and watersports, and MCA training up to 3,000gt. We will have a course to suit you, whether you are an entry-level novice or a professional looking to top up your training and qualifications.
We don\'t just offer certification and training, as a youth maritime charity, we can offer that something extra. We really look after our young people. Our careers students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. We have a fantastic fleet, a 4-acre campus, inspirational instructors, and great facilities. Everything you need you\'ll find on our vibrant waterfront facility: accommodation blocks, navigational training simulators, specialised classrooms, engineering workshops, training galley for superyacht crew, canteen, bar, and gym – all housed on our campus.
UKSA is easily accessible from London, Bournemouth, and Southampton airports, with transport links from Portsmouth or Southampton ferry terminal.