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Industry Guidance and Best Practice

Tidal Thames Checklist

Guidance documents for Hire Boats applying for the PLA tidal Thames transit license.

Contact: Sarah Hayes
Price to British Marine Members: Free
Price to Non British Marine Members: £180.00
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PLA Thames Technical Checklist

Technical checklist to ensure all releveant information is sent to the PLA during the application process for a PLA Tidal Thames Trasnit License. The advice is offered to all Association of Pleasure Craft Operators.

Contact: Ross Wombwell
Price to British Marine Members: Free
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Emergency Information and Sheet

Emergency Informamtion sheet required by the Port of London authority to be readily avialable on board all vessels transiting the tidal Thames. The advice is offered to all Association of Pleasure Craft Operators.

Contact: Ross Wombwell
Price to British Marine Members: Free
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Brentford to Teddington Plan Guide

Brentford to Teddington Passage Plan and advice for hire boats. The map in this guide has been produced by the Port of London Authority specifically for hired boats. The advice is offered to all Association of Pleasure Craft Operators.

Contact: Ross Wombwell
Price to British Marine Members: Free
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Tidal Thames Checklist

An operator checklist for the handover of all vessels transiting the tidal Thames between Brentford to Teddington. The advice is offered to all Association of Pleasure Craft Operators.

Contact: Ross Wombwell
Price to British Marine Members: Free

Thames Hire Boat Operations Guide

Thames Hire Boat Operations Guide

Contact: R Wombwell
Price to British Marine Members: Free
Price to Non British Marine Members: Free
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PBA Fee Scale for Quality Award Scheme

Following a yearlong project in which the Passenger Boat Association, VisitEngland and British Marine have worked in partnership to establish the VisitEngland Passenger Boat Quality Award Scheme. The Scheme is of course voluntary and consists of a comprehensive but fair assessment of all the customer facing aspects of your business.

Contact: Louise Whythe
Price to British Marine Members: Free
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PBA Application Form for Quality Award Scheme

Following a year long project in which the Passenger Boat Association, VisitEngland and British Marine have worked in partnership to establish the VisitEngland Passenger Boat Quality Award Scheme. The Scheme is of course voluntary and consists of a comprehensive but fair assessment of all the customer facing aspects of your business.

Contact: Louise Whythe
Price to British Marine Members: Free

15-02-03 Hovercraft Code of Practice Formal consultation version v1

15-02-03 Hovercraft Code of Practice Formal consultation version v1 for industry comments

Contact: British Marine Technical
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British Marine Manifesto Additional Briefing Document

British Marine Manifesto is a policy tool to assist British Marine staff and the membership in promoting the industry and its issues/needs to political stakeholders (e.g. MPs, Peers and Government) in the run up to the 2015 General Election and beyond.

Contact: Brian Clark
Price to British Marine Members: Free