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Royal Yachting Association
Promoting and Protecting Boating. The RYA wears many hats, including: administration of most leisure boat training throughout the UK and a growing number of overseas areas; lobbying and advising government on boating issues; and promoting boating as a sport.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Saving Lives at Sea
Learn about Sea Safety and support the crews who put their lives on the line for you.
Royal Institute of Navigation
The specialist society for everyone with an interest in navigation as a profession, or as part of a sport or hobby. RIN embraces all aspects of navigation, from Small Marine Craft, through Air Navigation, to the mysteries of Animal Navigation.
Marine Leisure Association
Formerly known as the National Federation of Sea Schools, the MLA is the trade body for sea schools, charter and marine holiday companies. The Association was formed to provide the public with better protection, guidance and advice, in their relations with marine leisure businesses. The MLA enforce a Code of Conduct and Code of Practice for all its members, and provides a central contact point for information on marine holidays and training.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
The UK government body, created by amalgamation of the Maritime Safety Agency and the Coastguard. Its brief is to promote and enforce high standards of marine safety, to minimise loss of life, to respond to maritime emergencies 24 hours per day and to minimise environmental damage from marine activities. Their motto is: Safer lives, safer ships, cleaner seas.
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
The MAIB is the UK government body which investigates and reports upon all serious marine accidents and dangerous incidents on UK vessels, or in UK waters. Much can be learned from reading their reports and recommendations, which can assist you in improving your own safety at sea.