About Us: UKSA is a youth charity offering transformational opportunities for young people through sailing and watersports. We are based in Cowes, Isle of Wight – the heart of the yachting...VIEW ALL
Rachael Mew first came to UKSA in 2011 after finishing school where she had studied Sports Development and Sports Studies. She is now working in Croatia as a Lead Skipper for a sailing holiday company.
Jean-Damien Barrier - Chief Officer,
Jean-Damien first came to UKSA in 2005 to begin his journey working in the superyacht industry, after deciding to change career. Fast forward to 2017 and Jean-Damien is working as a Chief Officer on board a 63-metre superyacht having become the first USKA
Hugo Aspden ,
Hugo Aspen came to UKSA to re-train after being made redundant from his role as an Operations Manager for a marquee company. Thanks to funding from Seafarers UK, Hugo was able to join our Professional Yacht Cadetship programme. He now has a long-term care