Yacht & Small Craft Spring Training Day


All Day


Bookings closed


1 Access Point, Northarbour Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 3TE

Event Type

This event is hybrid, which means you can attend in a face-to-face capacity, or as an online delegate via Zoom. If the date and time do not work for you, then you may purchase copies of the videos for watching later on catch-up.

09.00 Registration
09.30 Update on IIMS activities and initiatives by Mike Schwarz, IIMS Chief Executive Officer.
10.00 Battling biofouling the technological mix by Darren Jones, Sonihull.
Darren will cover the regulatory and technological journey of recent years and where it is heading over the next decade. He will highlight the rapid change in approach and the mix of technologies that are going to be required to reduce the impact of biofouling.
10.45 Coffee/Tea break.
11.00 Key considerations when surveying large yachts by Phil Duffy.
11.45 Minimum steel thickness for narrowboats by Peter Brookes.
Peter’s presentation will include a look at design thicknesses, insurance requirements and an exploration of acceptable diminution.
12.45 – 13.30 Lunch break. A two-course lunch is offered.
13.30 Recent changes to RCD, standards and UK regulations post-Brexit by Alasdair Reay, HPI Verification Services.
14.30 Karen Brain, Matrix Insurance Ltd – Coping with changes in the insurance market and new systems of report writing.
15.30 Close

There is free parking net to the PETA venue.

To book your place or order videos for later viewing, please complete the secure online form below.

If you prefer not to use the secure online booking system, please email Vicki Loizides at education@iims.org.uk or call her on +44 23 9238 5223.



Bookings are closed for this event.

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