YDSA provides a range of courses and events throughout the year to assist surveyors and designers in their professional development and provide great networking opportunities. Examples include one-day practical visits to a factory or boatyard, Report Writing training days and our annual London Conference.

Some of these events are for members only, while others are open to members and non-members alike. For these events members enjoy a discounted rate.

19 - 20 Feb 2018
Marwell Hotel, Thompsons Lane, Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JY
21 Feb 2018
Pike & Eel Hotel & Marina, near St Ives, Cambs PE27 4TW

Led by Chris Williams - the LPG standard for boats changed in 2016 - are you up to date?

01 Mar 2018
Aqueduct Marina, Nantwich, CW5 6DX

The YDSA Northern Forums are held twice a year - on the first Thursdays of March and November - and are open to brokers and surveyors.  For full details see booking form.

08 Mar 2018
RS Hispaniola, Embankment, London WC2N 5DJ

Expert Witness work - is your witness telling you the truth? - recognising the signs; 3D processing - a view into how this amazing new technology is developing in the large yacht industry; Shock Mitigation - understanding the importance of seating on fast boats; Insurance surveys - Discussion Panel with views from insurers, lawyers and surveyors on what is required in an insurance survey.

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