HPiVS gets behind the RIB 4 Macmillan charity

At the Southampton Boatshow, HPiVS stumbled across the charity “RIB 4 Macmillan” which is raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Members from the RIBnet forum joined forces with professionals from the marine trade to rebuild & customise an incredible 2005 Avon Searider. The RIB will be auctioned on eBay during the 2014 Southampton Boat Show and 100% of the sale price will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. The project was largely driven by Custom RIB and Henshaw Inflatables and includes an engine donated by Rolls-Royce and a console with original dials from RYA....

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HPiVS to show at IBEX 2014

For the fourth consecutive year, HPiVS will be exhibiting at IBEX. This year, the show has been moved from Louisville Kentucky to Tampa, Florida. The show is open from 30th September to 2nd October 2014. Come and see us in the Compliance Pavilion, booth number 535. The Compliance Pavilion will be hosting a coffee morning from 10-11am Wednesday 1st October. Enjoy a free doughnut on us!

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The new RCD

The EU Commission has published a new Recreational Craft Directive that will repeal the current legislation. For full details, click here.

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HPi to visit METS 2013

Alasdair Reay, CEO of HPi Verification Services will be attending METS 2013, at Amsterdam RAI on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th November. If you would like to meet with Alasdair, please contact...

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HPi hosts the 42nd RSG Meeting

On 30 September & 1st October 2013, HPi hosted the 42nd RSG meeting at its HQ in Wallingford, UK.  The meeting was attended by 18 representatives of the boating industry and many Notified Bodies, as well as a representative of ADCO, the EEA’s RCD market surveillance committee.  Many topics were discussed with the aim of agreeing common technical interpretations for the RCD itself and the supporting standards as well as aligning the procedures followed by the Notified Bodies. In between the meetings, the committee were taken punting in Oxford. This was not only for recreation! The...

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HPi to present at ABYA conference

HPI’s CEO, Alasdair Reay, will be making a presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents.  The conference is to be held at on 12 June 2013 at the Marwell Hotel near Winchester.  Alasdair’s presentation is entitled What brokers need to know about RCD in 2013.  If you are interested in attending, please contact ABYA.

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