Calor gas small bottles.

Calor Gas have announced that they will now continue to refill the small 4.5kg butane and equivalent propane but only as long as the existing fleet of bottles remains serviceable. They will only be available at distribution centers, i.e., not at marinas. You can see the the announcement here. (Calor have deleted the link […]

Disabled boaters forum report – information about services

We see the minutes of the forum meeting held on Wednesday 22nd December. These include the first update we have seen on the recent facilities consultation. This says: Based on these results, we are proposing to include water, waste and recycling, Elsan andpump-out in the minimum provision. There will be a maximum 5-hour cruising time […]

CRT launch customer service facility minimum standards consultation

We have heard from CRT that they have launched the first stage of their consultation on customer service facilities (CSF). This consultation is focused on helping agree a minimum standard of CSF that the Trust will provide. The standard will include; The type of facilities that would be considered the minimum standard of essential and […]

Boat Safety Scheme consultation

Boat Safety Scheme consultation In March, the BSS began consulting boaters on proposals contained in its Examination Checking Procedures. The revisions apply to checks used in examinations of privately owned boats, managed boats in private use, and boats subject to the 2017 Hire Boat Requirements. The consultation concerns the introduction of two mandatory BSS requirements […]

BSS consultation on two new examination requirements

A public consultation by the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) on proposals within a clarified and improved set of BSS Examination Checking Procedures (ECP) opened today Monday 7 March and will run to Tuesday 31 May 2022 and is available on its website The revisions to the BSS ECP are the product of many months […]