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Nick Vass is a full member of International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS). He organises mentoring of new surveyors.

In the last couple of years, Nick has also been busy developing a new product - an emergency steering device for yachts between 20' and 60' that enables you to carry on sailing in the event of rudder loss or failure. Please follow this link to find out more about Oceansteer: 

Yacht Repairers

I recommend Jonathan Philips as an excellent yacht repairer:


07540 385366

Jonathan has a workshop at Chichester Marina but can travel along the south coast.

Yacht Delivery

I recommend Ken Nutt as an excellent yacht delivery skipper:


I recommend Emsworth School of Navigation for RYA training:

I recommend the following yacht insurance companies:

Simon Winter Marine

Admiral Yacht Insurance

01722 424932

GJW Direct

Noble Marine

Mercia Marine

Yacht and boat cleaning and maintenance products

I recommend Silky Products for yacht and boat cleaning consumables. Silky have an excellent range:

Hurley Owners Association

Nick is a life member and a founding member of the Hurley Owners Association. Nick's first boat was a Hurley 20, he owned a Hurley 24/70 for twenty years and has worked for the builder of the Hurley 22.

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