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  1. Launch of International Sail Endorsement Scheme

    Launch of International Sail Endorsement Scheme

    This is a new international qualification aimed at raising the professional standards and supporting the professional development of those who sail tall ships.

  2. Nautical Institute Enewsletter - October 2014

    Nautical Institute Enewsletter - October 2014

    Topics covered include mandatory enclosed space drills, a new tall ship scheme and marine spatial planning.


  1. nauticalinst: RT @ApoBelokas: @NauticalInst Lessons learned: Two large ships and one small anchorage http://t.co/41qkwRb9Os

    2:01 PM Nov 24

  2. nauticalinst: Icebreaker captain: 'if you come to grief, you’re up there alone' http://t.co/0SbYwZ7eiE

    1:33 PM Nov 22

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