Quality and Environment Policy
At the Club de Vela Puerto de Andratx, we are aware of the need to focus management of the club on satisfying the needs of our members, customers and users, while also always incorporating respect for and protection of the environment in carrying out all our activities. To this end, the club has a quality and environmental management system, in compliance with the ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 standards, and Regulation 1221/2009 EMAS.
In this area, we have made the following commitments:
- Comply with applicable environmental legislation and regulations, as well as other requirements our company takes on
- Maintain and improve the effectiveness of the Quality and Environmental Management System implemented
- Define and periodically update the quality and environmental management goals and targets established in carrying out this policy, as part of the continuous improvement process for our activity
- Make rational use of natural resources, especially water and electricity
- Manage the hazardous and non-hazardous waste produced by members, users and by the club
- Adopt the necessary measures to prevent pollution
- Handle all complaints and queries from our members, customers and users in an expeditious, satisfactory and cordial manner
- Maintain a system to identify training and planning needs, aimed at ensuring fulfilment of this policy by our staff and subcontractors, extending environmental training and awareness-raising to our members, customers and users of our facilities, especially the youngest, and as part of the nautical and sport schools, and outside vessel maintenance companies
- Foster the carrying out of additional water-based activities with social and/or sporting relevance, as well as collaborating on promoting local tourism
- Review this policy on at least an annual basis in order to ensure its ongoing suitability
To this end, the Puerto de Andratx Sailing Club makes this policy and goals available to staff, customers and society as a whole.
Board of Directors
March 17, 2012
Environmental Code of Conduct
When you are in port, remember
Avoid using the on-board WC and showers while you are moored at the port (these services are available in our facilities).
When cleaning your vessel, use biodegradable soaps and detergents.
Carry out periodic maintenance of motors and the vessel. Prevent fuel spills, check tanks and hoses to avoid leaks.
If you carry out repairs and maintenance while afloat, take every precaution to prevent toxic products from spilling into the sea.
Use location 18 on the map to empty grey water and bilges.
Avoid carrying out maintenance tasks, sanding, varnishing, painting, etc. in the water.
When you are in the buoy field, remember
Rubbish will be collected by club staff in the buoy area. Waste, cardboard, glass and plastic should be placed in separate bags, indicating the contents of each one to the sea crew.
When sluicing down, use biodegradable soaps and detergents.
Prevent fuel, grey water and slops spills.
Avoid carrying out maintenance tasks, sanding, varnishing, painting, and if you do so, be respectful in their use.
Respect your surroundings by avoiding the use of audible signals and avoid operating any motor or generator during the night which may produce noise and disturb neighbouring vessels.
You must comply with all navigation, signage, prohibition and fishing regulations. Maximum speed: 3 knots.
The Mediterranean is among the seas with the greatest biological diversity on the planet. We are going to preserve it.
The club has bilge and grey water pump-out facilities (free service). Note the location on the map.
Shower service (with payment for the service)
And when you go out sailing…
Try to anchor in locations where you will not destroy the sea floor.
Comply with all navigation, signage, prohibition and fishing regulations.
Respect your surroundings by avoiding the use of audible signals and avoid operating any motor or generator during the night.
Map of the facilities, waste management, grey water and bilge slops