Last year, we at NPT Management Systems decided to sponsor Junior Sailing at the local Hamble River Sailing Club. As a show of support for this great local youth group, we very proudly provided the club with a number of high-visibility jackets for the instructors and other helpers to wear while in action.
As you can see, our branded hi-vis jackets (as modelled in the image above by our Principal Consultant Neil Peattie) are still in use almost a year later. The above photograph was taken a couple of weeks ago, when the club's youth section sailed up the River Hamble to nearby Bursledon Beach.
It was great to catch up with the HRSC, and we were very happy to learn that the jackets are still benefiting the club!
Why do we sponsor the Hamble River Sailing Club?
As we've mentioned many times before on this blog, we at NPT Management Systems have close ties to the marine sector here in the South of England. Many of our ISO certification clients come from the marine industry, and we have proven again and again that we are the best company for these jobs.
Furthermore, we love supporting the local community, and we felt that this would be a great way to do so. Neil is the parent of children who sail on the River Hamble, and so this particular cause is very close to his heart!
Visit www.hrsc.org.uk to learn more about the Hamble River Sailing Club.
Located on the south coast and operating in the marine sector, NPT Management Systems are always delighted to give something back to the community, by showing their support for local clubs and events. Recently, we were delighted to become a sponsor for Junior Sailing at the Hamble River Sailing Club, by supplying their helpers and instructors with a selection of Hi Visibility Jackets. Thanks to the bright colours and luminous strips adorning the jackets, this simple use of visual management will help children and parents to identify who to turn to when help is needed, allowing them to take action quickly and efficiently.
While we are fortunate to have offered our professional services to a multitude of businesses and organisations in the South of England over the years, it remains important for us to offer our continued assistance to local organisations on a non-profit basis. Thanks to the practical addition of their new hi vis jackets, the Youth Sailing team will be able to demonstrate and uphold a high level of health and safety for years to come, while also providing parents with further peace of mind regarding the well-being of their children.
"Our sponsorship of local events and clubs such as the Hamble River Games and Hamble River Sailing Club, is a real sign of our passion for supporting the marine sector as a whole, and not just for business. As the owner of a local business which helps companies to achieve ISO certification, and a parent to children who sail on the River Hamble, it was important for me to show my support to the club in a way which will provide a useful and lasting solution to their members."
- Managing Director, Neil Peattie
Since donating the hi vis jackets to the sailing club, we are pleased to report that the team are already making good use of their new safety garments. As well as providing an efficient means of upholding health and safety standards, the jackets also help to brighten up the club's activities, particularly on grey, overcast days like the one photographed above!
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