Category Archives: Boating Safety

Report on carbon monoxide poisoning of two friends in York – learn the lessons from this repeated story

The Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) is asking boaters to learn the lessons when, for the second time in six years, two inland boaters have died in a craft having equipment DIY installed with improvised, unsuitable exhaust systems and no working … Continue reading

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Catching up with the Visitor Moorings on the River Trent & Associated Waterways Group

We are pleased to learn that part of the donation we made to the Visitor Moorings on the River Trent & Associated Waterways group is already being put to good use, for the benefit of us boaters. ‘The Boating Association … Continue reading

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How the upcoming Boat Owners’ Survey will work

How the upcoming Boat Owners’ Survey will work We sent you a message recently announcing that the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) has decided to survey all Boat Owners.  There have been a few questions, so I thought I’d share some … Continue reading

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Is Your BSS Examination Due Soon?

If your examination is due or will soon be due we recommend you get it booked as soon as possible because recent figures show examinations are approximately 18% down on 2016’s figures. If this situation remains there will be circa … Continue reading

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The Latest Boating Association Boat Safety Scheme Report Is Live

The Boating Association Boat Safety Scheme Officers Report: Boat inspections have resumed following a shutdown due to Covid-19, however, at the time of writing inspections carried out year to date are some 21% down compared 2016. One meeting of the … Continue reading

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