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Blackheath Prep School

Here at UKSA we aim to give schools and groups an adventure they will never forget. We offer residential or non-residential visits specialising in sailing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing and team building. We hold an exemplary safety record – our instructors are fully qualified and work on a ratio of 1:6 for on-the-water activities. Visits… Read more »

Megan Jones – CrewFO Top Cadet 2018

Cadetships at UKSA allow both women and men to develop into confident sailors who will gain an edge over others in the ultra-competitive superyacht industry. Our Professional Yacht Cadetship offers an exciting alternative to university and could result in a well-paid job that includes travelling all over the world. Since graduating from phase one of… Read more »

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 »

Isle of Wight school children set to benefit from UKSA fundraising event

A wine tasting evening has been hailed a success after £2100 was raised for UKSA, with the money ear-marked to benefit Isle of Wight school children. 100 people attended the evening at Barton Manor, the proprietors of which donated the use of the venue for the evening. Supporters of UKSA enjoyed an evening of sampling… Read more »

UKSA celebrates success of Further Education students

UKSA have celebrated the success of their Further Education students at their annual graduation ceremony held at the charity and maritime training centre’s base in Cowes. The evening of celebration saw the students receive certificates of graduation in the presence of family members and the UKSA Further Education team of tutors. The students, from across… Read more »

Solent students Go Sail thanks to the 1851 Trust

The Go Sail project is underway at the 1851 Trust. This innovative project provides 14-16 year old students living in the Solent area new experiences both on and off the water. Funded by Sport England, the project includes free sailing opportunities coupled with a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education programme. Go Sail has been developed by… Read more »