Launch into your new career at the South Devon Marine Academy!
South Devon Marine Academy is based at Premier Marina’s new £75 million development of Noss-on-Dart Marina on the banks of the River Dart. From these new premises, the Academy will continue to build its reputation as a maritime centre of excellence.
The Academy is an approved training centre for The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), full members of British Marine and The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL), and an accredited centre for City & Guilds, EAL Awards, and the University of Plymouth.
The College works in partnership with Princess Yachts to deliver a range of apprenticeship opportunities. The partnership has also provided a dedicated workshop that houses one of Princess’ V40 hulls, allowing students to learn in the classroom using real-world products, techniques, and application of theory.
- Beneteau Oceanis Clipper 381
- Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats (RIBs)
- Displacement boats
- RS performance dinghies
- Marine engineering and boat building workshops
- Marine diagnostic software
- Composites research and development facility
- CAD suite with MaxSurf and Autodesk Inventor software
- Laser cutter and 3D printers
- Prototyping suite
- Shore based navigation and VHF training facility
Discover a range of courses at South Devon Marine Academy and begin your journey to a lifetime career in Marine today.
Hear what people have to say…
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