Accreditations & Awards

Accreditations

  • Nova Scotia Ministry of Higher Education
  • Quebec Ministry of Education, approved partner of Cegep Marie Victorin
  • Class Afloat's university students are enrolled with Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. The programme has been partnered with Open Acadia since 2007.
  • The Sørlandet is a registered vessel of Sail Training International's Blue Flag Scheme, exceeding these standards by following IMO's MARPOL Annex I to VI regulations

Awards

  • 2000 - American Sail Training Association's Sea Education Program of the Year Award
  • 2004 - American Sail Training Association's Sail Trainer of the Year Award
  • 2008 - American Sail Training Association's Sea Education Program of the Year Award

The American Sail Training Association is a nonprofit organization focused on youth education, leadership development and the preservation of the maritime heritage of North America.

Affiliations

  • Member of Sail Canada
  • Member of the Ontario Sailing Association
  • Member of Tall Ships America