"As a 30 year yacht veteran, I have relied mostly on the idea of 'it's a who you know' industry, but as the constantly changing certification & litigation requirements become more complex, there is no doubt that the excellent service & support the PYA offers to every level of crew member makes membership an absolute must have! When my crew need support & correct advice, I always refer them to the PYA."
"I will continue to tell my friends about the PYA. You have been a fabulous support, and I would highly recommend anyone joining the yachting industry to sign up."
Reminder on the upcoming deadline to carry an Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) within the EU.
Find out how to access addiction support for crew struggling with substance abuse onboard.
Find out how you can access the PYA services and team online.
Learn what documentation is required by yacht crew in order to benefit from the self-isolation exemption when entering the UK.
Find out the details of the new French night-time curfews, plus learn about the restrictions already in place across Italy, Spain and other European countries affected by the COVID-19 'second wave'.
Find out the latest updates on the French anchorage regulations, which restrict vessels over 20m and 24m from anchoring in certain areas along the French Mediterranean coastline.
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