Event Details

The Role of the MCA and its Challenges

  • 16/03/2017 18:00:00 to 16/03/2017 20:00:00
  • Royal Thames Yacht Club, 60 Knightbridge, London, SW1X 7LF

The Role of the MCA and its Challenges is the title of this talk by Sir Alan Massey KCB CBE, Chief Executive of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Sir Alan Massey, Chief Executive of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, will be giving an insight into the role of the MCA and the key issues and challenges it currently faces. His talk will include details about consolidating the major transformations that have been made within HM Coastguard and with UK SAR helicopters, as well as the challenges involved in improving the matrix of safety and security on and around the UK coast and waters and the impact on the yachting fraternity.

Before joining the MCA as Chief Executive in July 2010, Sir Alan was in the Royal Navy, where he was Second Sea Lord and Commander-in-Chief, Naval Home Command, in the rank of Vice Admiral. During his seagoing years, he commanded 4 warships, including the aircraft carriers HMS Illustrious and Ark Royal.

There is no charge for attendance by RIN members and their guests at the talk. However, prior booking with the RTYC is required. To book your place contact Lucia Mihokova at the RTYC on 0207 201 6267 or email membersadmin@royalthames.com

Dress code for the Talk is Smart Casual (no jeans or trainers allowed). The Britannia bar will be available for RIN members. If you would like to join the RIN table for dinner after the talk (jacket and tie required) you will also need to book direct with the RTYC on 0207 235 2121 or email reservations@royalthames.com stating your affiliation. The Club bar will be open from 1800 hrs. The talk starts promptly at 1845hrs.

The talk is open to RIN members and their guests, as well as members of the RORC, the RNVR Yacht Club and the RCC.

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