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Cruising Talk - Getting the most from your boat

Simon Jinks

14 May 2016

Back by popular demand, Simon Jinks will be delivering another presentation to berth holders, this time entitled "Getting the most from your boat".

After his sell-out talk in 2016 entitled "Crossing The Channel", Simon returns to take you through the fascinating art of river and tidal navigation to give you the confidence to explore our beautiful estuaries and discover sheltered anchorages when it's too windy to go out to sea.

  • Saturday 24th June @ Mount Batten Watersports Centre
  • FREE ENTRY but prior booking is essential
  • Contact the Marina Office to book by calling 01752 404231 or email plymouth@yachthavens.com

Simon is currently a Director of SeaRegs Training, a Maritime Training Centre in Plymouth offering RYA and MCA qualifications to commercial and leisure marine users. He formally managed the Royal Yachting Association Yachtmaster programme for sail and motor vessels and the RYA navigation and safety courses. He has also authored several pilot guides and is a widely respected expert in the sailing industry. A former Technical Consultant for the marine press including Yachting Monthly, Motorboats and Yachting, Motorboats Monthly and many overseas titles, Simon still represents the UK and Europe on various committees on Marine Safety Equipment, safety course design as well as testing most of the current range of Lifesaving appliances both ashore and afloat. With over 28 years of seagoing experience, Simon has also authored a number of publications on topics including Motor Cruising, Commercial Regulations and Offshore Safety.