Category Archives: Boating Safety

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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Don’t Let CO Ruin Your Life!

Take the lessons from the death from carbon monoxide poisoning of two friends in York Following the deaths of two friends from carbon monoxide (CO)  poisoning in a boat called Diversion in York in December 2019. The boaters died when … Continue reading

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The Boat Safety Scheme Urges Boaters To Follow The Latest MAIB CO Advice

The Boat Safety Scheme has put out a notice to all boaters urging them to follow their latest advice which was formulated in conjunction with the government’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The latest (26/10/2020) advice regarding CO can be … Continue reading

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