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Training and Working for UKSA

UKSA is a youth charity and maritime training provider based in Cowes, Isle of Wight - the heart of the yachting world. We offer truly transformational opportunities for young people through sailing and watersports. If you're considering a career in yachting or watersports, we will have a course to suit you, whether you are an entry-level novice or a professional looking to top up your training and qualifications.

Why are UKSA great at Watersports Training?

People should train with us for several reasons. As a youth charity, providing opportunities for young people is at the core of everything we do. We often have funding opportunities available. Our courses lead people towards careers in the watersports industry, the maritime/yachting industry and in particular the growing (and lucrative) superyacht sector.

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Whether you're new to the water, a maritime professional, or anything in between, UKSA can give you the inspiration you need to fulfil your potential.

UKSA offer training and experiences in watersports and sailing. If you're looking for the ultimate gap year experience, not going to Uni or want a career in yachting or teaching watersports, UKSA offer flexible course options enabling you to work anywhere around the world.

If you are looking for a career in watersport, UKSA's ten week instructor course will train you in 3 popular watersports activities (Stand up paddleboarding, Windsurfing and Dinghy Sailing), enabling you to gain the skills, experience and qualifications required to work as a multi disciplined watersports instructor.

Alternatively if you are looking for a career in yachting, UKSA's 13 week and 23 week course options will give you the tidal miles, qualifications and experience required.

We are also in the unique position to offer personal mentoring, industry guidance, food and accommodation throughout your studies.