A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it’s built for.

–Albert Einstein

The Red Oyster Academy, led by a team of leading coaches in the sailing field, is one of the top professional sailing schools .

Allen Sheng, the founder of the academy, is the international captain with the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence as the first Taiwanese to have obtained this certificate in the United Kingdom.

With a very high authority in a wide range of English-speaking countries, the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is a training system with the longest history and the most extensive coverage in the world; thus, the certificate it issues can be said to be proof of navigational proficiency recognized all over the world. The biggest feature of the RYA training system lies in its rigor and meticulousness.

The American Sailing Association (ASA) is a system established in the United States, while International Yacht Training (IYT) is a Canadian system.Compared to RYA, ASA and IYT are only widely recognized in the Americas.