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Welcome to the October issue

DON'T FORGET... its the AGM, Joint Training Day & Members' Dinner on 14/15 November. Click here to book your spaces and make your plans today!

Click on the photo below to read about: a Royal Encounter at the Kip Boat Show; mythbusting Tonnage Measurements; the work being done by the Certifying Authority; the new Membership Cards and Emergency Contact Numbers and a reminder about Bow Thruster Corrosion.

Jane Gentry
Chief Executive Officer of YBDSA, ABYA and YDSA
(Click here to send me an email)




YBDSA President, Richard Lambert gives us a brief update on the Associations' continual personal development initiatives, the Southampton Boat Show, the ABYA brokers' course, the new ABYA S&P agreement and progress with the new websites. Click on the photo for more details.
ABYA Chairman John Rodriguez gives us an upbeat review of the summer and details of how Members can get involved with the Training Day at the AGM.
YDSA Chairman Martin Pittilo doffs his hat to the hard-working team at the Glassworks, the engine room that keeps the Associations ticking.
JUMP TO YOUR FAVOURITE SECTION:
ABYA News & Members
YDSA News & Members
Associate News & News in Brief
Tucker's Tips
HMRC - CUSTOMS CORNER
Day in the life of...
Inland Waterways
New Members & Diary Dates

ABYA NEWS & MEMBERS

80,000 VISIT LA ROCHELLE BOAT SHOW
Click on the photo below for a brief update from Michael Dupre of Bleu Marine


 

BUSY SUMMER SHOW SEASON FOR BURGESS

 

SALTERNS SHOWS OFF THE UK’S FIRST SEALEGS INTERCEPTOR 9000

 

IN 2016 SYTT OUTFITTED TWO THIRDS OF ALL GERMAN NEW BUILDS

YDSA NEWS & MEMBERS

3 NOVEMBER – THE NEXT NORTHERN FORUM  Click here for the full programme
 

REPORT WRITING COURSE - 15 March, RINA
The next YDSA Report Writing Course led by Tony Tucker is on Wednesday 15 March at the RINA, London. Click here to book. Another course is planned for later in the year depending on demand in either Scotland or the South West.  Let us know what works best for you, email jane@ybdsa.co.uk


 

YDSA MEMBERS VISIT WESSEX RESINS AND ADHESIVES

 

DAVID DABNEY PREPARES FOR 2016 ARC

 

IN MY SPARE TIME...
It is interesting to find out what Members do when they are not being professionals within the marine industry. In his spare time Jayson Sibley is Jay Zeffin, Rockstar.

 

SOUTHEAST YACHT SURVEYS
Project management of a flood-damaged 37m Motor Yacht in Palma


 

SURVEY ONE – New office addition and Rockall sailing trip


YBDSA ASSOCIATE NEWS


CLICK BELOW TO TAKE THE NATIONAL ANNUAL EXPERT WITNESS SURVEY

 

COLEMAN INSURANCE BROKERS WIN ‘MEDIUM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR’ AWARD

 

REVIEW OF BARCELONA CONFERENCE “THE FUTURE OF YACHT CHARTERING”
By: YBDSA Member Alex Chumillas of Tax Marine


 

THE GALATEA JUDGEMENT
how would the Insurance Act 2015 have affected the outcome?

…not necessarily 'new' news, but TLT LLP was recently asked to prepare this article for a large Brokerage house.
TUCKER'S TIPS
"You don't see that every day"
This month Tony shows us s
ome of the more unusual items that a surveyor may have to investigate


HMRC - CUSTOMS CORNER

The latest news and guidance direct and free from HMRC
This month we look at the legal definitions of 'brokers', 'commissions' and 'place of supply'. Click on the Duty Free bag for some free help from HMRC.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF...

Richard Ayers, YDSA Full Member
Based in the West Country, Richard has a plethora of surveying experience. Everything from FRP repairs to inspecting the timber veneer on a super-yacht dance floor. Click below for his full story and some great photos.



INLAND WATERWAYS NEWS
Courtesy of The Inland Waterways Association

The latest news from The Inland Waterways Association includes a warning about exhaust fumes and some staff movements at Westminster. Click here for both stories.


IN OTHER NEWS

Click below to read the latest edition of ‘Flagging-up’, the UK Ship Register’s newsletter


 

NEW £2.5M PORT ACADEMY LIVERPOOL UNVEILED AT GRAND OPENING

 

ISO/DIS 16147 SMALL CRAFT
Inboard diesel engines - Engine-mounted fuel, oil and electrical components


This standard is out for consultation – responses by 8 December. The standard is in the Members’ area of the YBDSA website – if you have an interest in Inboard Diesel Engines please take a look and if you have any comments please pass them direct to BSi through their website or to Paul Smith, via YBDSA office (jane@ybdsa.co.uk), for collation and passing on to BSi. Paul is now the YBDSA representative on BSi GME 33 (Small Craft committee).
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