Originally Posted by floatyourboat
If you are working in category A or B waters you can work on a PB2 but do not require a commercial endorsement. Google boatmasteronestopshop this takes you to the MCA's page on it and may answer your questions.
Sorry Rachel. The key word here is "working". This is a bit of a weird one, because commercial work isn't defined. Leisure use is defined, and commercial work is simply anything that isn't leisure. In this case, it is clearly work and therefore needs a commercial endorsement.
I suspect you may be confusing the requirements for the boat with the requirements for the skipper. The boat will not need to be commercially coded to work in Categorised waters, but I'm afraid the skipper will need to be