UKSA is one of the largest providers of RYA and MCA crew training courses. Based in Cowes, it equips superyacht crew, both present and future, with the knowledge and qualifications they need for an established career on board.

Contact UKSA

Address: Arctic Rd. Isle of Wight, United Kingdom PO31 7PQ

Tel: +44 (0)19 83 29 49 41

UKSA is one of the top providers of MCA certificates in the yachting world. The centre provides courses and training from entry level all the way through to 3,000GT.

As a trainee, crew will live and eat on UKSA’s fully equipped site in Cowes, Isle of Wight, at the centre’s 3.5 acre waterfront location.

Superyacht crew training courses

Training courses include:

Superyacht Crew Training: A crew training course for those starting out in the industry. In 29 days, it covers deck work to lookout and watch duties.

Professional Yachtmaster Offshore: In 14 weeks, students complete 60 days afloat self-skippering, covering navigation, radar, basic engineering and safety training.

Superyacht Interior Training: A 3 week course for aspiring yacht stewards and stewardesses.

MCA training courses

• STCW Safety Training
• Master 200gt
• OOW (Yachts less than 3,000gt)
• Chief Mate (Yachts less than 3,000gt)
• Master (Yachts less than 500gt/3,000gt)

UKSA is easily accessible from Bournemouth, Southampton and London airports, and Portsmouth and Southampton ferry terminals.