Case Studies

Watersports Instructor Training – Ben Johnston

How taking advantage of assisted funding helped Ben into a new career in Watersports! Here at UKSA our watersports courses offer four disciplines as standard. Our 11-week course will enable you to teach dinghy sailing, paddleboard, paddlesport and windsurfing – you can then use your qualifications around the world. With a massive demand for high-calibre… Read more »

Mandy Owen – Superyacht Hospitality Training

It’s never too late to change careers and to pursue new adventures! As the superyacht industry continues to grow year on year, so does the demand for high-calibre interior crew who are trained to provide exceptional service on-board superyachts. UKSA’s Superyacht Hospitality Training course is a three-week programme delivered by renowned industry experts – you… Read more »

How funding from the Milo Hanlon Bursary helped Holly into a new career

Global opportunities for WIT graduates Graduates on UKSA’s Watersports Instructor Training (WIT) course are guaranteed interviews with top employers such as Neilson Holidays, Ocean Elements and Mark Warner. With the huge demand for high-calibre professionals in the leisure holiday sector, you will be spoilt for choice for work in the planet’s most idyllic locations. Holly, what… Read more »

Watersports Instructor Training Graduate – Nicole Milton

Watersports Instructor graduate Nicole Milton agreed to answer some questions about her time at UKSA. UKSA’s 11-week Watersports Instructor Training (WIT) course will provide you with qualifications to teach dinghy sailing, paddleboard, paddlesport and windsurfing around the world. UKSA graduates are guaranteed interviews with top employers such as Neilson Holidays, Ocean Elements and Mark Warner –… Read more »

Chris Russell secures his Professional Yachtmaster ticket with UKSA

After reading reviews and recommendations, Chris sets sail with UKSA on a 14-week Professional Yachtmaster Course UKSA’s Professional Yachtmaster Offshore Course is designed to provide the training and qualifications essential to employment in the maritime industry as a yacht skipper or superyacht crew. The esteemed RYA Yachtmaster Offshore certificate is especially valued by skippers seeking… Read more »

Kinga Kluszewska – Superyacht Hospitality Training

Launching her 2019 career in Superyacht Hospitality As the elite superyacht industry grows year on year, so does the demand for highly-trained interior crew. In just three weeks UKSA’s Superyacht Hospitality Training course equips students with the essential skills demanded by owners of luxury superyachts. The average wage onboard these boats is €2,500 per month… Read more »

Local lad Joshua, knew sailing was something he could turn into a career

Growing up on the Isle of Wight was the ideal place to learn to sail UKSA’s Professional Yachtmaster Offshore course provides the training and qualifications required for employment within the maritime industry as a yacht skipper or superyacht crew. The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore certificate is highly valued by skippers providing opportunities in flotilla, charter, deliveries and… Read more »

The Hut raises funds for Polly’s Challenge

Local restaurant helps raise money for Polly’s Challenge UKSA is delighted to be partnering with well-known seafront restaurant, The Hut, who have pledged to raise funds for Polly’s Challenge – a unique watersports programme designed for the Isle of Wight’s young people. Polly’s Challenge was set up in memory of Polly Birch by her family… Read more »

Sun, sea and boats! A residential experience with Shuttleworth College

A 5-day residential trip helped students from Shuttleworth College improve their confidence on the water Here at UKSA we love to host school and college groups who visit us for residential trips. We adapt specific programmes of activities to suit a group’s ages, abilities and objectives, and our many activities all incorporate Skills for Life…. Read more »

After securing his Yachtmaster ticket, Joshua Allies returns to UKSA for further training!

Returning student Joshua shares his experiences after graduating as a Professional Yachtmaster with UKSA UKSA’s 14-week Professional Yachtmaster Offshore course will give you the training and qualifications required to work in the maritime industry as a yacht skipper or as superyacht crew. The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore certificate is recognised and respected around the world by skippers looking for… Read more »