Hire Boat Code ONLINE Course – book your place today
15 May 2024

British Marine recognises the importance of continuing to develop both yours and your employees’ skills, but also how critical time is. 

Following feedback from our members, we have decided to move this course online to make it more accessible to our members, with a day session on Thursday 23 May 2024 10:00-16:30. We want you to be able to upskill and not lose essential business hours. This course is developed and delivered by the British Marine Technical Team. 

Designed to support the industry's implementation of the Hire Boat Code, the code of best working practices for the design, construction and operation of hire boats.

  • Get an overview on the content of the code and how to apply it on your hire boat business

  • Understanding your responsibilities as a hire boat operator

  • Understanding Safety Management Systems and their management

  • Understanding the new stability requirements and how to meet them

Highly recommended for

  • All hire boat operators

  • All those involved in inland hire boat operations

Course Topics

  • What is the Hire Boat Code, co-owned by British Marine and The Association of Inland Navigation Authorities?

  • How to apply it to my Hire Boat business

  • How it will affect my licence

  • How it affects my customers

  • How to construct a successful safety management system

  • Training on stability checks and testing

To book your place CLICK HERE 


  • British Marine Member - £180+VAT

For any subsequent colleagues from the same team within the same organisation and for the same event, we can offer half price plus VAT. 

This is a British Marine Member only training event.

For further enquiries-please email Kitty, kjudd(at)britishmarine.co.uk or call 07923 250650.