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WSA partners with MedAire for onboard medical training

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Warsash Superyacht Academy and MedAire, an International SOS company, are proud to announce they have entered into a collaborative partnership for the benefit of superyacht crew and shore-side staff around the world.

Developed by medical experts who understand remote medical care and applicable maritime regulations, MedAire’s MCA-compliant onboard medical training will be offered to students of the Warsash Superyacht Academy.

The onboard medical training will be complemented by on-campus medical programs offered by Warsash Superyacht Academy, and align with MedAire’s overall health and travel safety assistance services available at sea.

Warsash Superyacht Academy is a venture from Warsash Maritime Academy and Southampton Solent University. The Academy is the only centre of its kind, offering a comprehensive range of entry level, advanced and managerial courses for deck, engineer and interior crew, as well as shore-side staff.  The Academy brings together some of the most renowned and innovative maritime companies and organisations in their respective fields, including Burgess, MedAire, Regs4Yachts, Viking Recruitment Ltd, wilsonhalligan and Interior Yacht Services.

Leveraging their partners’ respective expertise, Warsash Superyacht Academy aims to set new standards in education and training to meet the requirements of the luxury yacht sector and develop its future leaders.  By combining resources, facilities, knowledge, research and experience, Warsash is uniquely placed to develop new and improved services and approaches to ensure that superyacht owners and operators are able to run their businesses as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Warsash Maritime Academy has been teaching Maritime First Aid and Medical Care at Sea since 1947. MedAire is part of the world’s largest remote medical advisory and support company (International SOS) and has specialized teams supporting the international luxury yacht sector worldwide. As the world’s leading deliverer of onboard medical training, medical supply and travel safety support, MedAire is the most suited organization to deliver the depth and breadth of service that Warsash Superyacht Academy students require.
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About Warsash Superyacht Academy
Warsash's teaching faculty is one of the most respected in the world attracting some of the most experienced deck, engineer and specialist interior crew trainers. 

Students also have access to all the resources and benefits offered by Southampton Solent University, including its innovative virtual campus and online learning environment.

Through the University, the Superyacht Academy also offers blended and e-learning degree and postgraduate training programmes for seagoing crew and shore-side staff who are looking to enhance their qualifications through self and remote study.

For more information please click here: Warsash Superyacht Academy

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About MedAire
While in the air, at sea, or traveling for business or pleasure, aircraft and yacht owners, passengers and crew rely on MedAire's 24/7 Global Response Centers for remote medical care, security advice and emergency assistance.

Since 1985, aviation and maritime crewmembers have gained confidence to deal with all aspects of medical readiness by taking a variety of MedAire's medical courses.  As well as basic through advanced medical procedures, students also learn crew resource management skills, how to contact MedAire's MedLink service for advice, and to use available onboard medical equipment. 

An extensive range of yachting specific medical and travel safety consultancy and supply services are available. MedAire, an International SOS company, is the world's largest integrated aviation and maritime provider of medical and travel safety services.  For more information, please click here: MedAire.


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