RYA Passenger Safety Guidance

June 17, 2010

NEW GUIDANCE NOTES published by the RYA on Passenger Safety on Small Commercial High Speed Craft such as RIBs etc. Click here for 11 page information leaflet (415kb .pdf).

Basking Shark Information

June 15, 2010

NEW BASKING SHARK INFO available from SNH. Click for wallchart of Basking Shark Hotspots in West Scotland (663.3kb .pdf), Basking Shark leaflet (1/3 A4 folded, 838.9kb .pdf) and the SNH Commissioned ReportBasking Shark Hotspots on the West Coast of Scotland: Key sites, threats and implications for conservation of the species” (3772kb .pdf). If you’d like hard copies of the wallchart or leaflets please contact Jane Dodd on Joanne.Beaton@snh.gov.uk or 0300 244 9360 (Oban).

A&BC’s Marine and Coastal Development Unit

June 14, 2010

A reminder from A&BC’s Marine and Coastal Development Unit that they have various leaflets available for download or which can be posted out to you. See their website for details.

Salmon and Trout Association Petition

June 12, 2010

SIGN UP – The Salmon and Trout Association are running a campaign to try and prevent the contamination of wild fish by farmed fish. Sign up here.

Knot Practice

June 10, 2010

Animated knots online. Add a link to your website or pointedly show this to the crew member who just can’t get the hang of tying knots!