Lost in a sea of career choices? South Devon Marine Academy can help you navigate the right course

Love being on the water but not sure how to make it a career? To help potential students understand more about what the marine industry could offer them, the South Devon Marine Academy are hosting a marine careers advice drop-in session open day on 26 April 2019 at University Centre South Devon. As well as…

It’s double commission in October with RYA Joining Point

Throughout October, the RYA is once again offering double commission to all clubs, training centres and marine organisations signed up to the RYA Joining Point programme. The Joining Point scheme provides a quick and easy way for those organisations registered as RYA Joining Points to spread the word about RYA membership and encourage their members…

Multi-agency Casualty Review Panel reveals this year’s findings

WEARING A LIFEJACKET CORRECTLY COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE 13 people, who drowned in 2017, might be alive today had they been wearing an appropriate and correctly fitted lifejacket or buoyancy aid. These are the findings of this year’s Casualty Review Panel. The panel meets annually to discuss relevant maritime fatalities in the fishing and boating…

Industry Leaders Join Forces on 406Day to Raise Beacon Awareness with Safety Advice and Beacon Giveaways

As the weather and the boating season warm up, marine safety specialists, industry leaders, charities and ambassadors are joining forces to highlight important safety advice by celebrating 406Day on Monday, 4thJune. Beacon manufacturers Ocean Signal and ACR Electronics, supported by partners including the RNLI, Ocean Safety, British Marine, the RYA, PLB campaigners PLanB charity and…

Sailing charity opens new watersports facility in Portsmouth

Sailing charity opens new watersports facility in Portsmouth

The licence for the Portsmouth City Council (PCC) owned facility, Portsmouth Watersports Centre has been transferred to the Andrew Simpson Foundation and renamed as the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre – Portsmouth (ASWC – Portsmouth). The Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre – Portsmouth will deliver a full programme of RYA sailing, windsurfing and powerboating courses, a range…

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