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Starting 18 January 2024

Delivered by distance learning over 14 weeks

Andy Pitt (FRINA)
Marine Author and Consultant at Lloyd's Maritime Academy


Andy is a naval architect, boatbuilder, shipyard manager and technical author with forty-five years’ experience in the marine industry. He has managed and consulted on marine projects in: England, Denmark, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Austria, China, Scotland, Germany, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Gibraltar, USA and Singapore.

I teach and coach having published twenty books on; naval architecture, yacht and boat building, project management, superyacht building, boatyard management, marine surveying, marine engineering and restoring historic vessels. A member of the ‘Yachting Journalists Association’ and fellow at the ‘Royal Institute of Naval Architects’ I have a sound technical background designing and managing marine projects building and repairing ship and superyachts in GRP, steel, aluminium, composite and wood including engineering systems and joinery. Forty-five years’ experience with variety cultures and international workforces.