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Introduction to Boatyard and Marina Operations

  • Types of Boatyards and Marinas
  • Boatyard Operations
  • Base Marina Operations
  • Managing Risks in a Boatyard and Marina
  • Processes and Procedures
  • Surveying a Boatyard or Marina
  • Marinas and Boatyards around the World
  • Types and Descriptions of Vessels

  • Basics of Design
  • Definitions of The Principal Dimensions
  • Merchant Ship Types
  • Multi-Hulls
  • Why Boats are Designed the Way They Are
  • Types of Vessel
  • Sailing Boats
  • Sails and Rigging
  • Motorsailers
  • Power Boats
  • Inland Waterways Vessels
  • Mechanical Propulsion Devices
  • Materials and their use in Construction
  • Additional Equipment – The Inventory
  • Technical Standards
  • Basic Operational Knowledge
  • Yacht Boatyard and Marina Operations

  • Lifting and Slipping Yachts
  • Storage Ashore
  • Boat Movements and Sea Trials
  • Mast Movements
  • General Repairs to Yachts & Superyachts
  • Storage and use of Hazardous Materials
  • Electricity Supply
  • Water Supply
  • Commercial Vessel Boatyard Operations

  • Lifting and Slipping Vessels
  • Health & Safety
  • Storage Ashore
  • Boat Movements and Sea Trials
  • Hot works
  • Storage and use of Hazardous Materials
  • Water Supply
  • Project Managing Refits and Builds

  • Project Planning
  • Preparing Quotations
  • Financial Management
  • Management of the Project
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Change Orders
  • Use of Subcontractors
  • Legal Aspects Associated With a Boatyard or Marina

  • Introduction To English Law And The National Legal System
  • The Law of Contract
  • The Law of Tort (Negligence)
  • Liability in Contract and Tort
  • Responsibilities
  • Maritime Law
  • International Marine Law
  • Government Control of Shipping
  • Yacht/Boat Refit or Repair
  • Sale And Supply of Goods
  • Trade Descriptions
  • Marine Insurance
  • Pollution
  • Policies and Procedures

  • Safety Management System
  • Permit to Work Systems
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Health and Safety
  • General Security
  • ISPS Code
  • Environmental Threats
  • Risk Assessments
  • Fire prevention
  • Housekeeping
  • Boatyard and Marina Development

  • Understanding the Requirements
  • Boatyard Design
  • Marina Design
  • High Risk Areas
  • Infrastructure development
  • Weather and climate considerations
  • Running A Successful Boatyard or Marina

  • Business Plan
  • The Business Plan
  • Business Set-Up
  • Accounts and Finance
  • Financial Planning Tools
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Business Analysis – Swot Analysis
  • Business Risks
  • Personnel
  • Customer Communications, Ethics And Client Relations
  • Accidents and Incidents – Prevention and Cure

  • Occupational Health & Safety Legislation
  • Legalities and Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Accidents, Health Hazards and First Aid
  • Yacht & Small Craft Hazards
  • Working Together
  • Customer Communications, Ethics And Client Relations