The Army Offshore Sailing Centre
The Army Offshore Sailing Centre (AOSC) is based at Fort Blockhouse, Gosport, Hampshire and is the home of Army Offshore Sailing in the United Kingdom. The AOSC is where all RYA practical and shorebased offshore sailing courses are carried out. It is also the base for the more advanced powerboat training and instructor courses. Course details for 2021 will be published shortly but dates will be subject to ongoing government and MOD Covid-19 restriction and protection measures.
The AOSC houses the ASA Inspectorate comprising the Regional Coach, Offshore Chief Instructor and Wind and Kitesurfing Manager. There are also offices and stores for the Army’s offshore racing yacht British Solider and it is the home of the bosuns of the Regimental and Corps Yacht Clubs. For links to their websites and for yacht charter information click here