Watersports taster day
Win a thrilling watersports taster day in Cowes, Isle of Wight, courtesy of UKSA and Independent School Parent
Based in Cowes on the sunny Isle of Wight, UKSA is a youth charity that’s focused on offering transformational opportunities for young people. Whether you’re looking for an alternative to university or Sixth Form, or you’re keen to learn valuable new skills, there is truly something for everyone!
As the world’s largest provider of RYA and MCA training, UKSA offers training routes in yachting, hospitality and watersports, whatever your budget, timescale or goals – they are sure to have a course for you.
Benefits can include travelling the world, the challenge and camaraderie of working as a team, and the chance to turn a skill or hobby into a career. The possibilities are endless!
UKSA provides access to top industry employers, plus mentoring, industry knowledge and wide-ranging career support. As part of the training, you’ll learn how to write an appropriate CV, and discover how to track down the best available jobs out there in the field. UKSA also runs further education courses, such as Watersports Instructor Traineeship or Level 3 BTEC qualifications.
For younger water-lovers, UKSA’s summer camps are ideal for eight-to-15-year-olds. The five day camps are fully-residential, including meals and accommodation, and are built around an action-packed programme of water-based activities, including dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddling boarding and raft-building. Whether you’re a complete beginner or want to develop existing skills, UKSA has courses to suit your needs.
Children are supervised at all times, and those on residential courses also have access to their own social area, where they can play games, watch films, or take part in group activities, like crabbing.
Fancy arranging an adventurous school outing in a safe environment? UKSA also offers watersports trips for schools, tailored to the groups’ interests, age and abilities.
UKSA’s Patron is HRH Princess Royal. They are delighted to be celebrating their 30th Birthday this year and continue to make a positive difference to the lives of young people across the UK. Find out more at uksa.org
For your chance to win a thrilling watersports taster day with UKSA, simply answer the following question…
Where is UKSA based?
Isle of Man
Isle of Wight >>>Suggested answer
Isle of Sheppey
Terms and conditions: Enter by midnight on 9th July 2017. The prize is only available at the UKSA centre in Cowes, Isle of Wight. Travel to and from the centre is not included. The activities will be dependent upon staff and kit availability, but could include; kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, dinghy sailing or raft-building. The prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. The free taster day must be taken on or before 28th August 2017.