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. See the buttons below for course details and an application form.

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 

AOSC Courses

For a note from the Chief Instructor, a full list of courses and application form please click on the buttons below

Intro letter from the CI
AOSC Offshore Sailing Course List 2020
AOSC Powerboat Course list
AOSC Course Application (E Form)
Course Application Form (Word Download)