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About Us

Welcome to Seahaven Maritime Academy


Steve Brand, Managing Director

Seahaven Maritime Academy is a purpose built, full training centre in the port of Newhaven, East Sussex. It is run entirely by professional mariners for professional mariners. We also provide the same high standard training for leisure sailors who do not have aspirations of working commercially.

We stick to our dates and ensure your place on our courses, regardless of any cancellations by others. If you book with us then we honour that arrangement !!!

Steve Brand, Managing Director

Accreditation & Experience

We are a fully accredited training establishment with highly experienced trainers.



As a training Centre we are accredited by the RYA and the MCA to run various courses and are ISO 9001 approved. We also provide preparation courses for those working towards their MCA Masters Certificates of competence. Our dedicated Trainers have had considerable experience in command of commercial vessels and many years working as instructors. They are well known for going the extra mile for our students.

What We Offer

Our academy is fully equipped enabling us to offer a ranges of training courses.



Our professional instructors are highly experienced and second to none in being able to transfer the key knowledge you’ll need in order to pass exams and be an effective professional for the duration of your career within the Maritime Industry.
We are a fully MCA approved establishment. We teach a complete range of courses including RYA, Leisure and Professional courses. You can attend and study fully confident that you are in the best hands for Maritime Training.
Our multi purpose bridge simulators consist of 4 networked ships consols which can be utilised to undertake a wide range of radar training. We have the very best technology on hand to ensure that you get the most realistic experience possible when learning about handling boats and ships.
STCW Fire prevention and fire fighting is one of the modules for our STCW basic training. A one day refresher course is also available.
Our purpose built, fully equipped classroom is suited to small class sizes. We can assure individual attention, regardless of your learning speed, as we believe one size doesn’t fit all.
See our list of RYA and Professional courses. If you have any questions at this stage, please call us for advice anytime between 08:00 hrs and to 21:00 hrs UK time. Or email us from our Contact Page.


Our emphasis is on quality training and our aim is to produce Masters of the highest standard.

Call us for advice anytime between 08:00 hrs and to 21:00 hrs UK time. Or email us from our Contacts Page