Sep 29

JPMA announce new partnerships during Monaco Yacht Show 2022   

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John Percival Marine Associates today announced three new partnerships with Nautilus International, MarSAR International and SEACertify.  Anna Percival-Harris, Managing Director of JPMA said “we are thrilled to announce these new partnerships with three prestigious Wirral based companies, in our 25th anniversary year.  JPMA has always aimed to provide crew with a diverse portfolio of services, […]

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Sep 21

The John Percival Leadership Award 2022

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“Commitment to Training, Commitment to Crew”  Captain John Percival was an ambassador for on-board training and encouraging investment in a vessel’s crew.  JPMA, the crew training centre he founded, aims to promote high standards in all levels of crew, in all departments, inspiring students to return to their vessel emboldened and ready to nurture junior […]

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Jun 08

25th Anniversary – June Sale

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We’re celebrating 25 years! During 2022 JPMA will be running monthly competitions and offers to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We are kicking off June with a delightful discount that’s not to be missed! Every year, in September, we revise our course fees, and for June only, we’re holding the price on bookings for courses running […]

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Apr 08

JPMA Continues High Pass Rates into 25th Year

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The numbers are in for our written and oral exam results in 2021! JPMA has always been known for high pass rates at first attempt and the results speak for themselves. As we continue, in our 25th year, to provide training for those in the Superyacht, Workboat and Merchant industries, our first attempt passes have continued to […]

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Jan 21

25 Years in Superyachts for JPMA

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In 2022, John Percival Marine Associates celebrates our 25th year in the Superyacht industry. Hoylake Sailing School Ltd was established in 1996, to run RYA shorebased courses, and very shortly afterwards the Principal, Captain John Percival, was approached to run oral preparation for MCA Deck oral exams. JPMA was then formed in 1997, to deal […]

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Jul 09

Covid Price Cut – Autumn Sale!

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Every September we usually increase our course fees slightly. This year we have cut prices instead – we’ve reduced the following courses by at least £100 per course: Engineering modules for SV & Yacht CoCs; HELM O & M; Oral Prep for Deck & Engineering. We understand that the pandemic has affected crew in various […]

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Mar 08

International Women’s Day 2021

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JPMA has been training Deck and Engineer officers for nearly 25 years. The vast majority of our students have been male, but in more recent years we’ve seen the balance tipped, with many more female students coming to us for their written and oral MCA courses.  On this International Women’s Day we want to shine […]

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Nov 19

The John Percival Leadership Award – 2020 Winner Announced

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2020 WINNER – ROBBIE FOX We are proud to announce the winner of John Percival Leadership Award for 2020. Captain Robbie Fox was the worthy winner following his nomination by Jonny Carswell. Here’s what Jonny had to say: “When I joined MY Maraya it was my first job on board a superyacht, and it is […]

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Feb 25

COVID-19 – Updates

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Due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus, and English Government guidelines, our building is running at a reduced capacity. We continue to offer Deck & Engineering Oral prep online. We are currently running HELM, Yacht & SV Engineering courses in our classrooms in Hoylake. (These courses may be moved online if English guidelines change due […]

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Aug 16

John Percival Leadership Award – 2019 Winner Announced!

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We were happy to announce the winner of this year’s John Percival Leadership Award at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show. Bosun Sam Brown was the worthy winner following his nomination by Deckhand Colleen Meehan. Here’s what Colleen had to say: “I have had the pleasure of working under Sam for about a year, during which […]

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