Training for self-steer groups is essential. The Project's
insurance requires an approved crewman to be in charge at all
times whilst underway and negotiating locks.
The Project requires all groups to be accompanied
by at least two crew qualified with the National
Community Boat Association's Certificate
in Community Boat Management, the Royal Yacht Association's [RYA] Inland Waterways
Helmsman Certificate, or similar. You will be asked to identify these
individuals when booking and provide copies of their
certificates. In addition, users who have not steered our boats before will be asked to attend a short familiarisation
session. [Past users of the Project who would use steerers
previously registered with us must comply with the current
qualification requirements, effective from 1st January 2005.]
The Project can provide training at the reduced cost of £150 if boat use is booked at
the same time.
Training course enquiries and bookings: Peter Lincoln - tel: 07802 728291;