The Army Offshore Sailing Centre
The Army Offshore Sailing Centre (AOSC) is now based at its new home alongside Hornet Services Sailing Club in the old gunboat yard in Gosport, Hampshire. Located opposite the Joint Services Adventurous Sail Training Centre, the whole site is the home of Army and Services offshore sailing in the United Kingdom. All RYA practical and shorebased offshore sailing courses are carried out from the AOSC. It is also the base for the more advanced powerboat training and instructor courses.
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 Soldier and it is the home of the Centre Manager and bosuns of the Regimental and Corps Yacht Clubs. For links to their websites and for yacht charter information click here.