Thursday 17th March 2016
Hoylake Sailing School will run the first specialist Workboat module for the STCW Master, Workboat, less than 500GT at Hoylake next month. The two week course will run from Monday 11th April - Friday 22nd. Hoylake staff have worked hard to produce the first syllabus for this course to be approved by the MCA, utilising course material submitted by various NWA members. Our thanks in particular go to Keith Cederholm who has coordinated this work on behalf of Hoylake Sailing School over the past couple of years, andto Andy Milligan for finally bring this course to fruition.
Any companies with potential candidates for this course should get in contact with Hoylake Sailing School - Tel No. 0151 632 4664, or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are pleased to announce that, at long last, we have secured acceptance for our workboat crewmember apprenticeship in the new ‘Trailblazer’ format. This format attracts a higher level of government funding and will enable you to receive additional funding to train new crews for our industry in the future.
Yvonne Orr, Nick Allen and Mark Ranson met MCA representatives last month to express disquiet at how things were to be taken forward with regard to the acceptance of the <200GT Masters Certificate of Competence (CoC) in German waters.
We can confirm the Annual Dinner and AGM will once again be held at the Lakeside Hotel, Windermere on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th January, following a similar format to last year. Follow the link below for room pricing and registration details.