ARE YOU PLANNING TO PURCHASE A NEW NARROW BOAT ?
If the answer to that question is YES, please take a few moments to read the following words ....
Buying a new narrow boat is a big undertaking and, from the outset, will require you to think very carefully about what type of boat you want, what you are going to use it for and how much you are willing to pay to realise your dream. Before you even start to answer these (and many other questions), you are strongly advised to consider engaging a marine surveyor to not only assist you with understanding these issues but also to act on your behalf as the build progresses with your chosen builder.
By engaging a marine surveyor who is well-versed on all aspects of the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) to supervise the build of your boat (or to assist you if you are building a boat for self-declaration), you can be assured that the finished product will satisfy the requirements of the RCD (and the BSS on its 4th birthday !)
In addition to offering the above services, TSL can answer specific RCD-related questions and prepare your Boat Manual / Declaration of Conformity if you adopt the self-build route.
If you require any additional information on RCD-related issues or supervised builds, call:
TAYMAN - SERVICES LTD is the trading name of Graham Freeman BSc IEng MIET DipSmCrSurv NABSE Partner