Monday, May 01, 2017

Boat Safety Scheme

BSS points boaters to important safety issues highlighted by Windermere’s Easter tragedy

On the eve of Boat Fire Safety Week, the Boat Safety Scheme(BSS) is pointing UK boaters to the safety issues identified today in the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Safety Bulletin concerning the death of mother and her 10-year old daughter aboard the motor cruiser Arniston on Lake Windermere at Easter.

Your BSS Certificate is changing

After 31 March 2013, boat owners will no longer have the task of sending off the blue copy of their Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Certificate to the boat’s registration or licensing body as the examination recording process has moved into a central online database system with direct input from BSS examiners.