Whether you are a boat owner who needs to UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark a small narrowboat or a major boat builder with a range of ocean-going boats to CE mark, all of customers enjoy the same high level of service.
From laying the keel to supplying the builder’s plate at the end of the project, we can help you through every step of the CE or UKCA marking process.
If you contact us in the early stages of a project, we can assess the design for RCR compliance before production starts and then provide advice on compliance issues throughout the build.
Our documentation is clear and concise and is in a format recognized by Approved and Notified Bodies. In most cases, your only involvement with the paperwork will be signing the Declaration of Conformity when everything is complete!
Be assured that you have somebody who you can contact for good advice on virtually every aspect of RCR compliance.
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Principal consultant Jonathan Leask qualified as a small craft designer in 1979 and has worked in a variety of roles in the marine industry since then.
He began working as an RCD consultant in 2002 for a south coast-based company where he worked on a variety of projects including inland waterways craft, motor yachts and sailing vessels. He set up Small Craft Consultancy in 2005.
Jonathan is an Incorporated Engineer, a member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology, and an Associate Member of the Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association. He is an RCD assessor for the Notified Body HPi Verification Services (Ireland) and an RCR assessor for Approved Body HPi-CEproof. He is also an approved Boat Safety Scheme Examiner.
Small Craft Consultancy Ltd is a business founded on a blend of technical knowledge and practical experience. We can provide expertise in the fields of inland waterway and sea-going craft.
Small Craft Consultancy is covered by full Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance.
Small Craft Consultancy has excellent communication routes by road and air from its base in the Midlands. We have customers in most areas of the UK and will travel overseas for projects that are of sufficient size to warrant this.