Entries by Jamie Mathys

RNLI – 5 Year Renewal Exam of Training Vessel

I have visited the Lifeboat College many times over the years and received excellent training on each occasion as volunteer crew on the Dart Inshore Lifeboat. Very pleased to be here in a different capacity today working on behalf of MECAL to undertake the 5 year renewal examination of training vessel ‘Ian and Anne Butler’. […]

Annual Inspection of St Ives Boat Hire Fleet

It’s a beautiful morning here in St Ives. Working today on behalf of MECAL for the annual inspection of the St Ives Boat Hire fleet and return to Code for fast rib ride vessel ‘Rebel V’. Circumstances this year have forced a delayed start for all, but the boats will be ready for the 2020 […]

Survey – African Queen – Darthaven

Closer to home today, across the water at Darthaven and another cracking morning for out of water inspection of the ‘African Queen’. She’s looking good, freshly antifouled and new anodes fitted, topsides immaculate and ready for work as the lockdown is eased. I hope to be back on board with owner and skipper Alan Hemsley […]

Survey – Lelant Saltings, River Hayle

Lelant Saltings, River Hayle for a survey on the beach between tides, and a very nice office for the day. Working on behalf of MECAL, it was a pleasure to meet skipper Ian Hodgkinson on board the ‘Little Mermaid’ for her mid-term examination. Thank you Ian for the coffee and we wish you the best […]