Share your #SeaChangeStories with UKSA

Our inspirational blog will bring you snippets of UKSA news along with case studies of students who have trained with UKSA, the courses they did and where it has taken them.

To share your #SeaChangeStories please email [email protected] and remember to send your photo's too.

WightFibre Star War Premier Event in aid of UKSA

  On Thursday 14th December, we were the hugely fortunate beneficiaries of the official Wightfibre Star Wars: The Last Jedi Charity Premiere, which saw hundreds of sci-fi fans flock to Cineworld on the Isle of Wight for a fun-packed evening, with all proceeds going to UKSA. Before the screening kicked off at 8pm, guests enjoyed complimentary drinks and… Read more »

Blackheath Prepatory School

Providing a safe space for young people to be challenged in an adventurous manner is of paramount importance to schools to see change in their students. We hosted the Blackheath Preparatory School in London and provided a programme that mapped their Skills for Life framework, developing the students’ confidence, maturity and mind-sets. Here’s what Assistant… Read more »

Nancy McManus – From learning watersports, to teaching watersports at UKSA

We design our courses so that our students have the skills, knowledge and confidence to go out straight into work and have a career on the water. This is exactly what former student, now staff member, Nancy McManus did after graduating from the Watersports Instructor Course. Nancy shares her story: “During my stay at UKSA, I… Read more »

Lucy Campbell – Professional Superyacht Cadet

UKSA can offer routes straight into maritime industry work. We can create courses adapted to every student to give them the best possible chance in the future. Lucy Campbell is currently completing the UKSA’s Professional Yacht Cadetship and has secured a place in the superyacht industry as part of her sandwich year. Lucy shares her… Read more »

Annabel Fairlie – Trinity House Graduate Cadet

Annabel’s love of travelling started after her A-Levels when she headed off across the globe. Now she shares with us her story of how she has managed to combine her love of travelling with a career in yachting. “Before heading to UKSA I had finished my A-Levels and was travelling around Australia. In 2014, I… Read more »