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Seahaven Maritime Academy

Upcoming Courses

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Fri 23

MCA STCW – Basic Training Package

June 19 @ 8:30 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 23

MCA STCW – Personal Survival Techniques

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 23
Jul 01

Superyacht Crew Training Package

July 1 @ 9:00 am - July 9 @ 5:00 pm
Jul 01
Jul 02

Basic seamanship

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jul 03

MCA STCW – Basic Training Package

July 3 @ 8:30 am - July 7 @ 5:00 pm
Jul 03
Jul 04

STCW MCA-Elementary First Aid

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jul 05

MCA STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

July 5 @ 8:00 am - July 6 @ 5:00 pm
Jul 05
Jul 07

MCA STCW – Personal Survival Techniques

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jul 07
Jul 08

RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 9 @ 5:00 pm

About Our Company

We stick to our dates and ensure your place on our courses, regardless of any cancellations by others !!!

We are an MCA approved training provider. Whether you are Superyacht or Workboat Crew we never lose sight of the fact we are here to provide you with the best possible training. Our philosophy is, "Excellent training at a fair price". Our students come first, not the money. Where possible we can offer special deals you wont get anywhere else. See our Courses List and Course Calendar. And do get in touch with questions via our Contact Page.

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Our Blog

Blog posts which cover details of how we work and our best achievements on behalf of our students. See also company and industry news. You'll find our posts interesting and informative and a great source of knowledge and a help with what to expect when you train with Seahaven Maritime Academy.

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Our Courses

See listings of our Professional, RYA and Seafish courses. You can be qualified in motor and sail if you have the appropriate experience. Both qualifications are recognised by the MCA as a stepping stone to becoming a deck officer. Also see our forthcoming Courses List and our Course Calendar.  If you cannot see the course you want on our calendar then please call or email us as some of our courses are on demand.

John Goode's Marine Publications

Navigation & Seamanship made simple. A down to earth mariner with a great sense of humour, John is renowned for his refreshingly original 'plain language' teaching methods. He is known and respected by people such as Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Dame Ellen MacArthur. See John's endorsement of our academy. See his books and DVDs at

Read What Our Students Say

See testimonials from our students.


Seahaven Maritime Academy is an ISO 9001 approved establishment.

Professional Courses

Approved Professional Courses to Further Your Knowledge!

Seafish Courses

Seafish Courses to Boost Your Career in The Fishing Industry!

RYA Courses

RYA Approved Courses for Leisure or Professional Qualifications!

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Academy Resources

A run down on some of what we have on offer

Seahaven Maritime Academy - Fire Fighting Unit

Fire Fighting Unit

STCW Fire prevention and fire fighting is one of the modules for our STCW basic training. A one day refresher course is also available.

Seahaven Maritime Academy - Simulator Suite

Simulator Suite

Our multi purpose bridge simulators consist of 4 networked ships consols which can be utilised to undertake a wide range of radar training.

Seahaven Maritime Academy - Sealine Training Boat

Training Boat

Junona is a twin screw Sealine 42 located in the Solent, probably the best training area in the world, so your training can be carried out in all weather conditions.

Seahaven Maritime Academy - Classroom

The Classroom

Our purpose built classroom with full chart sized desks.Class sizes are limited to ensure individual attention, regardless of your learning speed, as we believe one size doesn’t fit all.


It is my privilege to heartily recommend Seahaven Maritime Academy to anyone seeking truly exceptional sea training. Whether it’s for leisure only courses to gain RYA certificates of competence or to obtain professional MCA qualifications to work on commercial vessels (from inshore and offshore workboats all the way through to Master of ocean going super-yachts up to 3000 tons).    Read more...

John Goode
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation
Seamanship and Navigation Journalist



Customer Testimonials

Testimonials from our some of our many satisfied customers

"Had a great time learning from experienced professionals at Seahaven Maritime Academy. They make training interesting and fun and I felt we were all treated as individuals. I would highly recommend them to anybody looking to get trained to work at sea."

Peter Davies

"The teacher Steve was THE BEST. I am a hard student and he did great teaching for me. In general I can´t explain ... I am so very thankful to you and I send you all my best, because YOU ARE THE BEST!"

Jules Duchemin

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