South Devon College Marine Academy in Kingswear, Dartmouth, is based on the River Dart and is a maritime centre of excellence for training and education. We are an approved training centre for The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), a member of The British Marine Federation (BMF) and The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL), and an accredited centre for City and Guilds, EAL Awards and the University of Plymouth.

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Do you want to train or re-train for a career in the marine industry?

We are enrolling now for September 2019 start for our specialist foundation degrees in Marine Technologies and Yacht Operations at University Centre South Devon.

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Pete Muskett, Sailing Development Officer for the RYA
“Thank you for your help with the Safety Boat course at the weekend. It was a great success and exceeded all of the required outcomes. The professionalism, knowledge and coaching skills provided by Claire Smith and Andy Wright were as always exemplary. The outstanding college equipment and facilities are a credit to the South Devon College team.”

South Devon Marine Academy, Premier Marinas, Noss-On-Dart, Bridge Road, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 0EA


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