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.

27 - 29 May 2017

Crick Boat Show

Crick Marina, Crick, Northamptonshire

YBDSA Stand in Waterways World marquee

13 - 15 Jun 2017

Seawork Exhibition – YBDSA stand

Mayflower Park, Southampton

14 Jun 2017

Seawork Seminar

Mayflower Park, Southampton SO14 2AQ

19 - 20 Jun 2017
Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble

21 Jun 2017

ABYA Annual Senior Brokers Training Day

Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble

10 Jul 2017
Royal Institution Of Naval Architects, London

Report Writing is a key feature of surveyors' training and all members are invited to attend - even those who have been members for some years - to refresh their skills. 

15 - 24 Sep 2017

YBDSA stand at Southampton Boat Show

Mayflower Park, Southampton

20 Sep 2017

CA Training Day

Southampton Football Ground

Joint CA Training Day with RYA CA, Southampton Football Ground (during SBS)

13 - 15 Oct 2017

Scotland Boat Show

Kip Marina, The Yacht Harbour, Inverkip, Inverclyde, Scotland

23 - 24 Oct 2017

Professional Yacht Brokerage Course

Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble

02 Nov 2017
National Waterways Museum

The YDSA Northern Forums are held twice a year - on the first Thursdays of March and November - and are open to brokers and surveyors.

07 - 08 Dec 2017

Training Day, Members’ Dinner and AGMs

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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