Looking for a Boat Safety Scheme Examiner?

Bob Cadwallader is a Boat Safety Scheme registered examiner based in Cheshire. Bob also covers Greater Manchester, Lancashire, North Staffordshire, Wirral and Merseyside. Just like a car, on most of the UK’s inland waterways, a boat needs to be licensed, insured and have the boat-equivalent of a MOT – valid BSS certification – before it can cruise.

Professional advice

Bob will work with you prior to and during the exam to enable you to understand your legal responsibilities and the requirements of the BSS. Both of which will enable your boat to successfully gain it’s certificate.

BSS Registered

Not only is Bob a BSS registered examiner, he is also a fully qualified electrician and also has 20 years experience as a gas fitter working on both domestic and marine installation. In addition to this, Bob is trained in both risk identification and risk management.

Boating experience

Having lived on a boat, Bob’s personal experience of boat life has made his approach to boat safety customer focused with the concept of working together with owners its prime focus to maintain their own and safety of others.

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Your BSS examination

When you book a safety check for your boat, there are a range of things an examiner will check for. An examiner will look at areas that pose a risk to the boat owner, the adjacent boats or the general public. Some of the areas we look at in the examination are:

  • Storage of fuel (petrol/diesel/gas)
  • Fire safety (Fire extinguishers, blankets)
  • Electrical safety
  • Generator safety
  • Appliance safety (solid fuel burners, cookers etc)
  • Access and lighting
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For more info call bob on 07766-100613

Bob was recommended to us and provided us with an extremely high quality service. We'd highly recommend him.

Geoff and ElaineSally-Ann

Bob took considerable time to explain what was required, giving us opportunities to rectify one or two minor issues. He supported us in ensuring other issues were fixed.

Peter and JennyAmethyst

Bob worked with us and provided a wealth of useful information about the safety of our boat. We are delighted to recommend Bob as a BSS Inspector.

Alan & Jane PenningtonLadybird

Contact Bob for a quote on your boat safety test.