Jul 19

The John Percival Leadership Award 2017

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2017 Winner Announced – Paul Jones: We were very proud to once again announce the winner of this years John Percival Leadership Award at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show. Paul Jones was the worthy winner following his nomination by ex-colleague Christian Greenwood, who began working with Paul in 2011. Christian told us: “Paul is an […]

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Jun 06

Photo Competition – Winner Announced!

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We’re happy to announce that the winner of this month’s #JPMA20 photo competition is Japie Wiedeman, who submitted the photo above. We were impressed with the standard of entries we received, and would like to thank everyone who entered the competition. Special mentions go to Scarlett Harris and Andy Rigby, who were close contenders. Win […]

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Mar 03

2016 Exam Results at JPMA

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We are very proud to announce the number of first attempt passes for our oral and written Deck & Engineering exams in 2016. Like last year, and many previous, our results have significantly improved as we continue to provide training for those in the Superyacht, Workboat and Merchant industries. This is all thanks to the […]

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Jan 06

Who’s Who? Competition

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We’re celebrating 20 years! During 2017 JPMA will be running monthly competitions and offers to celebrate our 20th anniversary. January’s competition is ‘Who’s Who?’ – we’ve given you 20 photos of some of the JPMA crew from 20 years ago (or more, in some cases!). Can you guess who they are? There are multiple choice […]

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Jul 06

The John Percival Leadership Award

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2016 Winner Announced: On the final day of the busiest Monaco Yacht Show in many years, we were delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 John Percival Leadership Award. Cy Wastell was nominated by his Captain, who had the following to say: “During the last 2 years, I have watched Cy set the highest […]

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Apr 27

2015 Exam Results at JPMA

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The numbers are in for our written and oral exam pass rates from 2015, and we have a lot to smile about. There has been a significant increase in first attempt passes in most subjects – JPMA has always been known for high pass rates and these results speak for themselves. Managing Director, Anna Percival-Harris […]

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Feb 25

New Deck & Engineering Instructors Teaching at JPMA

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2016 sees a new era for John Percival Marine Associates, as several Deck and Engineering Instructors have joined our expanding team. Following on from the recent retirement of 2 long serving instructors, Captains Bill Marr and Keith Cederholm, our new additions bring a wealth of fresh knowledge and experience to the classrooms. In particular, two of the new […]

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Jan 13

Alternative Yachtmaster Pathway for OOW Yacht Candidates

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Candidates for the OOW (Yachts <3000gt) CoC are required to hold an RYA Yachtmaster Offshore CoC (or IYT Master of Yachts <200gt). To obtain a YM Offshore CoC, candidates must have undertaken half of their qualifying mileage (1250 miles) on vessels <24 metres. The RYA have identified that this is difficult for some crew, stating: […]

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Oct 24

New Requirements for Deck & Engineering CoCs

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The STCW Convention 1978 has been amended by the 2010 Manila Amendments and contains new requirements for all seafarers. In addition, the MCA have recently made changes to the pre-requisites for UK STCW CoCs. See all of the changes here: Changes to Master <200, OOW, Chief Mate, Master & Engineer Yachts Requirements

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Sep 10

Changes to NoE Applications for Master (Yachts) less than 3000gt

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Are you a Yachtie planning to skip Master <500gt and go straight to Master <3000gt? Then read on… The MCA announced in September ’13 that they will now be enforcing MSN 1802 for all Master <3000gt NoE applications, and NoEs will be issued as laid out in the following MCA statement: After 1st January 2014, any candidate […]

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