Originally Posted by RAD
Am interested in this and would be happy to assist with our rib as I have Safety Boat certificate etc.
If anyone has any contacts or links to sites, I'd be interested.
Here are some of the links with the advert copied from my log on to 2012, you need to register and apply soon as deadlines are shown at bottom of this info
Commercial Boat Charter
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Opportunity Title Commercial Boat Charter
Buying Organisation The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Ltd
Opportunity Method Contract Opportunity
Opportunity Type London 2012 supply chain (private sector)
Nature of Opportunity Services
Estimated contract value (GBP) Not disclosed
Description About the buyer:
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), invite expressions of interest for the supply of various motorised boats to support the water based sports. The majority of this requirement will be to support the Sailing events in Weymouth. LOCOG is looking to identify suitable commercial charter companies to supply motorised boats (non sail boats i.e. without mast & sails) on both a bare boat and crewed charter basis.
Sailing Yachts and competition boats (Sailing) are not required and do not form part of this opportunity.
About the Opportunity:
"The majority of this requirement will be to provide RIBs, various work boats and small passenger craft / motor yachts. All boats must be no older than 7years for RIBS, 10 years for hard sided boats and hold all the relevant licenses and certificates for commercial charter (proof of ownership and all certificates will be required at tender stage). Due to the specific tasks the boats and crew will need to perform at Games Time LOCOG are looking to identify boats of a similar specification (size, engine, look, colour, shape) with minimal branding, company names or advertising on. All Olympic Field of Play (in this case the sailing courses) have to be ""clean venues"" and free of commercial branding on any boats that enter this area. Supplied boats will have Olympic ""Look"" (Branding) applied which can cover minimal existing branding. All Olympic branding will be removed after the Games.
LOCOG require boats for;
Test Events 31 July 2011 - 14 August 2011
Olympic Games 21 July - 12 August 2012
Paralympic Games 25 August - 08 September 2012.
Summary of requirements by Boat Type; (An indication of size is given boats will need to be as close as possible to this size)
RIB 5.5m - 6.0m
RIB 7.0m - 8.0m
RIB 8.5m - 9.0m (with and without cabin)
Finish Boats 8m - 9m Catamaran platform or similar
Press Written 12m - 15m Motor Yacht or similar for 10 passengers + crew"
About the buyer's selection process:
Compete For will be used to identify and shortlist suitable suppliers. Short listed supplies will be invited to tender for the opportunity to supply boats and services to LOCOG.
Suppliers invited to tender will be asked to provide;
1) Proof of ownership
2) Insurances & certificates
3) Proof of qualifications & lincences
4) Guarantee of availability for the listed dates
Delivery point Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy
Details of specialist staff required (if any) Qualified Skipper & crew to RYA PowerBoat Level 2, Commercial Skipper or Commercial endorsements.
Business Categories 1. Boat trips and excursions
2. Boats - sales
3. Boatbuilders and repairers
4. Boat charter, rental and leasing
5. Marine services
6. Marine equipment and supplies
CompeteFor response deadline 10/03/2010 12:00
Estimated tender close date 30/03/2010
Estimated contract award date 30/05/2010
Estimated contract start date