Boat Hoist & Specialist Marina Equipment

As Europe’s leading marina operator, we have unsurpassed experience of operating and training of specialist boatyard and lifting equipment.

Our instructors have over 20 years training experience in the marine industry and have used equipment all over the world from 10T to 1,000T in most environments.

No other training provider can offer this level of experience on this type of equipment and therefore the level of instruction is high quality with experience driven tuition.

Course Content:
The course consists of practical and theory instruction covering items such as:

  • The legalities, requirements and risks involved
  • Understanding of planning correct lifting operations and legal requirements
  • Pre-start checks, routine maintenance and start up procedures
  • Machine components and motions
  • Safe and efficient operation of the machine laden and unladen
  • Lifting vessels to and from water, and where appropriate - transport and supporting structures (cradles etc.)
  • Environmental effects on the machine and loads
  • Safe shut down procedures

Courses run between 1 and 5 days, experience dependant.

Training can be carried out at one of our appropriate sites around the UK (with prior approval) or at a suitable location supplied by you (conditions apply).

Dependant on course length and location and number of candidates.


MDL Training supplied certificate or ITSSAR accreditation.