South Sands Ferry
Harvest Reaper holds a ' Class V vessel operating in Category C Waters (Tidal estuaries ……)' license issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. The vessel carries a maximum of 30 passengers with 2 crew, one of whom must hold an MCA Boatmaster Licence “Tier 1 Level 2”.
A full set of safety equipment as specified by the MCA is on-board, including; a 35 man Open Reversible Life-raft, life jackets for all passengers and crew, flares, fire extinguishers, marine radio, automatic bilge pumps etc. and procedures for the safe operation and handling of passengers.
The MCA survey the South Sands Ferry and audit the “Domestic Ship Safety Management System” twice a year.