Our location, facilities & fleet

First class facilities and fleet in a unique location

Our residential centre of excellence occupies a unique, water-front location in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Home of the world’s most famous international regatta and synonymous with sailing excellence, Cowes is the perfect location for watersports and on-the-water training.

The perfect place for sailing and watersports

UKSA sailing yacht getting ready to set sail

How to find us

Our main site is located in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. We’re easily accessible from the mainland, with a regular ferry service that takes just 25 minutes to cross the Solent from Southampton. Our campus is based along the River Medina and is a 15-minute walk from the ferry terminal, or a short taxi ride.

Our base camp address is:

Arctic Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7PQ

How to find us

The Red Jet Hi-Speed passenger service travelling from West Cowes to Southampton

Travelling to the Isle of Wight

The Red Jet Hi-Speed passenger service links Southampton to West Cowes. Red Funnel also runs a vehicle ferry to East Cowes. We’re located just a short walk or drive away from East Cowes, across the river.

A chain ferry next to the East Cowes ferry terminal connects both sides of the river, charging a small fee per crossing. This ferry can take both cars and foot passengers and runs every 10-15 minutes.

There are frequent train services from London Waterloo to Southampton Central, with a shuttle bus running from the train station to the Ferry terminal.