Seahaven Maritime Academy - A Trusted Industry Authority

23/11/2018: Steve BrandNews

We pride ourselves in being a recognised and trusted authority within the maritime industry. From time to time we are consulted by all manner of agencies, including the BBC. [...]

We pride ourselves in being a recognised and trusted authority within the maritime industry. From time to time we are consulted by all manner of agencies, including the BBC. [...]


Captain Jack's Log - November 2018

21/11/2018: Captain JackNews

Captain Jack has been so busy this year, carrying out all sorts of tasks at the academy, that he's decided to start publishing sections from his log. From people in funny clothing to the Isle of Dogs, get the scoop on Jack's first year at the academy. [...]

Captain Jack has been so busy this year, carrying out all sorts of tasks at the academy, that he's decided to start publishing sections from his log. From people in funny clothing to the Isle of Dogs, get the scoop on Jack's first year at the academy. [...]


Blind Veteran Conquers Pacific – Seahaven Maritime Academy on BBC

29/08/2018: Steve BrandNews

They did it! Blind ex-Marine Steve Sparkes and his rowing partner, Mick Dawson, have finally made landfall in Hawaii, 82 days after they first set off from Monterey in California. [...]

They did it! Blind ex-Marine Steve Sparkes and his rowing partner, Mick Dawson, have finally made landfall in Hawaii, 82 days after they first set off from Monterey in California. [...]


Hurricane Blocks Path to Victory – Seahaven Maritime Academy on ITV

23/08/2018: Mike CliftNews

Last we heard, blind ex-Marine Steve Sparkes and his rowing partner, Mick Dawson, had their para anchor deployed, waiting out Hurricane Lane before they can continue the last leg of their journey. [...]

Last we heard, blind ex-Marine Steve Sparkes and his rowing partner, Mick Dawson, had their para anchor deployed, waiting out Hurricane Lane before they can continue the last leg of their journey. [...]


Grit, strength and determination, the recipe for a record breaker

21/08/2018: Steve BrandNews

We’ve been closely following our recent visitors to Seahaven Training Academy, Steve Sparkes and Mick Dawson, who are currently rowing the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. [...]

We’ve been closely following our recent visitors to Seahaven Training Academy, Steve Sparkes and Mick Dawson, who are currently rowing the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. [...]


Proud to train a hero aiming to be first blind person to row the Pacific

07/06/2018: Mike CliftNews

Rowing the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii as a contestant in the Great Pacific Race is no easy task to take on. [...]

Rowing the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii as a contestant in the Great Pacific Race is no easy task to take on. [...]


Marine Radio - Short Range VHF

07/05/2018: Mike CliftNews

VHF stands for “Very High Frequency”. This means that marine VHF radios operate within a range between 156 and 162 MHz, or megahertz. Today’s VHF radios are very much more advanced than those manufactured in previous times. [...]

VHF stands for “Very High Frequency”. This means that marine VHF radios operate within a range between 156 and 162 MHz, or megahertz. Today’s VHF radios are very much more advanced than those manufactured in previous times. [...]


All About Marine Diesel Engines

05/05/2018: Steve BrandNews

Marine diesel engines are a vital system in any vessel which has one installed, regardless of the size of the vessel. [...]

Marine diesel engines are a vital system in any vessel which has one installed, regardless of the size of the vessel. [...]


Confined Space Training - Do your staff need it?

21/03/2018: Steve BrandNews

Many workplaces contain areas that are considered “confined spaces” because while they are not necessarily designed for people, they are large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs. [...]

Many workplaces contain areas that are considered “confined spaces” because while they are not necessarily designed for people, they are large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs. [...]


Brexit Benefits the Boat and Yacht Industry

15/03/2018: Steve BrandNews

Since the Brexit referendum in June 2016 the value of the British pound has fallen but, although this has been detrimental to many sectors, the boat and yacht industry is still booming. [...]

Since the Brexit referendum in June 2016 the value of the British pound has fallen but, although this has been detrimental to many sectors, the boat and yacht industry is still booming. [...]