Case Studies

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 »

Professional Yachtmaster student Bethany Williams shares her story

Knowing that a nine-to-five job wasn’t for her, Bethany enrolled onto the Professional Yachtmaster Offshore course with UKSA UKSA’s Professional Yachtmaster Offshore course provides the training and qualifications required to work as yacht skipper or superyacht crew in the maritime industry. The 14-week course enables students to spend 58 days afloat and offers a varied… Read more »

Is the Yachtmaster Offshore ticket now an entry level qualification for Superyacht crew?

We recently caught up with captains in the Superyacht Industry to hear their views UKSA, the charity and maritime training centre based in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has reported a growing demand for their professional Yachtmaster Offshore qualification as the entry-level ticket to the professional yachting industry. In the superyacht sector high-ranking professionals… Read more »

Alison Lindsay – From a desk job to launching my superyacht career

It’s never too late to change careers UKSA’s Superyacht Hospitality Training is a three-week programme designed to prepare you to deliver the kind of service essential to the elite superyacht industry. Delivered by renowned hospitality and maritime specialists, the broad and comprehensive syllabus will put you on a career path which could earn you €2,500… Read more »

Isobelle Oram – Superyacht Hospitality Training Course

The need for adventure and seeking a job that gave her kudos, Isobel Oram shares her story about the Superyacht Hospitality Training course UKSA’s Superyacht Hospitality Training is an all-inclusive, three-week programme delivered by the renowned Vanessa Hodgson, a Superyacht Management Consultant and ex-Chief Stewardess. We offer exceptional industry guidance including marine CV writing workshops… Read more »

Training and working together on Superyacht Icon

How to gain an edge in the Superyacht Industry As a world-class provider of RYA and MCA professional training, Cowes-based UKSA offers an extensive range of on-site MCA and STCW approved courses with schedules providing flexible training options. If you’re looking to upskill or if you’re seeking further training, you need look no further than… Read more »