My name is Bill Kippen. I set up Colne Yacht Surveys Ltd in 2007 and am the sole director. I am an Assosciate Member of the International institute of Marine Surveying and an RYA Yachtmaster, as well as the only full time employee of the company. This allows me to be both flexible and competively priced.
I started sailing aged around 9 or 10. Over the years I have owned and maintained a variety of vessels, all on a very limited budget. Memorable trips/voyages have included crewing on the Fastnet Race, crewing on the Around Ireland Race as well as voyages in my own boat to Ireland, the Baltic and to the Azores in the 2008 Jester Challenge. I have always been a member of a sailing club and this has enabled me to indulge my passion for sailing. We are very fortunate in this country to have a large number of excellent clubs that enable people from all walks of life to participate in sailing and boating activities, Colne Yacht Surveys Ltd. offer a 10% discount to all members of RYA affiliated clubs.