Profile, history and ethos of Red Ensign

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Red Ensign is a highly accredited career training organisation specialising in the commercial maritime sector

With our dedicated maritime training facility on the Isle of Wight, Red Ensign offers UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Seafish Industry Authority and Royal Yachting Association (RYA) approved courses including the internationally recognised STCW training. Our highly qualified and professional training staff have worked in a variety of commercial marine industries including the Merchant and Royal navies, Fishing industry, Channel lifeboats and in the commercial yachting industry.

Whether it is booking one course for an individual, a package of connected courses or a contract to provide a company’s maritime training, Red Ensign delivers professional instruction that is practical, career relevant, friendly and fun.


We firmly believe that we offer the most practical, dynamic and cost effective maritime training money can buy. See below for a list of reasons we think you should consider training with Red Ensign.

  • A fully-certified maritime training organisation
  • Based at a dedicated, water-side facility
  • Training instructors with real-world experience
  • Run by people with a lifetime in seafaring
  • Our office staff are here to help and guide you
  • A comprehensive list of maritime training courses
  • Extremely competitive pricing