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The world’s premier maritime academy

UKSA is a national maritime charity harnessing the power of the sea to transform the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are the largest RYA training centre in the world, providing schools and groups activity programmes, full time education courses and professional career training in yachting and watersports. We are a leading Maritime Coastguard professional training centre and run all of our activity from our all-inclusive residential facility based in Cowes, the home of sailing.

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As the world’s leading provider of maritime training, we offer over 100 industry-leading courses to ensure all your learning needs are catered for. We also offer a suite of inspirational on-the-water educational experiences for school and group trips.

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We’ve got a lot to shout about!

Over 2018/19 nearly 1,300 individuals received training at UKSA for a career in the yachting and watersports industries. 84% of whom were aged 25 or under.

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