Sea|mester: S/Y Ocean Star - Caribbean Basin Voyages

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Sea|mester is a unique educational adventure set aboard S/Y Ocean Star, an 88-foot schooner. The expedition begins in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands and travels throughout the Eastern Caribbean visiting up to 20 individual islands. Based u... read more

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This experience completely changed my life and I have made memories and relationships that I will never forget. I loved every second of it and it was definitely worthwhile. - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
I learned tons more about sailing and the basic knowledge needed for being on a big boat. - University of Idaho View Entire Review
Yes. Such a rich experience i will never forget. It may have shaped my career path as well. - Saint Lawrence University View Entire Review
Everything, without exaggeration. I gained a stronger sense of who I am, a better understanding of what it means to be part of a community, a love for sailing, and wonderful friends. - Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway View Entire Review
I gained/ learned a lot from this experience! It was a great opportunity and a worthwhile trip. If I could do it over again I would chose a program that was more hands on in choosing staff members and more concerned with the upkeep of the boat. A new hire was suppose to shadow the current crew because he was to teach this coming... - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Sea|mester: S/Y Ocean Star - Caribbean Basin Voyages
This was not my first boat adventure so really it was more of just doing something that I already really enjoy. I did learn to SCUBA dive though! Definitely worthwhile. - Reed College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Sea|mester: S/Y Ocean Star - Caribbean Basin Voyages
i learned an unimaginable amount from the classes i took and the experiences i had. I gained a perspective on life that made me appreciate it so much more. Realizing that life isnt about just being "successful" in todays economy, its about your journey and experiences and how much you can make an impact on the lives of those a... - University of Rhode Island View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
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Sea|mester is a unique educational adventure set aboard S/Y Ocean Star, an 88-foot schooner. The expedition begins in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands and travels throughout the Eastern Caribbean visiting up to 20 individual islands. Based upon principles of experiential and adventure education, students will earn credit from the University of South Florida in oceanography, nautical science, communication and leadership skills development. Students undertake research and service projects with local government and private organizations while simultaneously working toward certifications in sailing and scuba diving. No experience is necessary. Sea|mester Programs offer 80-day voyages during the fall and spring as well as 40- and 20-day voyages during the summer.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Gap Year
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Marine Sciences
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Year Founded:
1998
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