RecCom has been established to deal with aspects directly related to recreational, leisure, sport and tourism navigation, to develop facilities for this kind of navigation, and to facilitate its integration with other types of navigation (commercial and fishing). Sustainable planning, management of all recreational navigation infrastructure - including marinas - and their integration into waterfronts, are matters on which the Commission gives support to the technical community. It is the policy of the Commission to produce a regular flow of studies and reports and to contribute in training of professionals involved. RecCom together with other organisations with similar and complementary objectives, such as the International Council of Marina Industry Associations (ICOMIA).
Activities of PIANC RecCom: drafting Working Group reports, the Marina Designer Training Programme, the Marina Excellence Design 'Jack Nichol' Award.
Give technical advice: PIANC RecCom can give high-level and state-of-the-art technical advice in the fields of planning and design of recrational navigation infrastructures and waterfront development and rehabilitation.
Partners of PIANC RecCom: ICOMIA, ICOMIA Marinas Group, GMI, the Yacht Harbour Association, Marina World, AMI.
Catalogue of Prefabricated Marina Elements: with the aim to have a rapid overview on the different prefabricated elements that can be used in a marina, an internet-based catalogue was prepared for public access. The Catalogue can be easily and continuously updated by constructors and suppliers.
This programme was created to share knowledge for Marina Designer professionals, in order to succeed in waterfront development projects. Download a presentation about the MDTP here.
If you are interested in attending the MDTP Courses, let us know through the 'Call for MDTP Attendees'.
If you are an expert interested in being a MDTP trainer answer to the 'Call for MDTP Trainers'.
Catalogue of Prefabricated Marina Elements: with the aim to have a rapid overview on the different prefabricated elements that can be used in a marina, an internet-based catalogue was prepared for public access. The Catalogue can easily and continuously be updated by constructors and suppliers.
‘Recreational Navigation in Coastal and Inland Waters’ (English version)
'Harrastusnavigatsioon ranniku- ja sisevetel Arvamuskiri' (Estonian version)
جايگاه ناوبري تفريحي در سواحل و آبهاي داخلي (Iranian version)
'La Navigazione da Diporto in Acque Costiere e Interne’ (Italian version)
'Navegação de Recreio em Águas Costeiras e Interiores’ (Portuguese version)
PIANC RecCom is composed by international experts mainly appointed by their PIANC National Section. Each member country of PIANC is entitled to propose one representative and one alternate representative, who are both highly qualified. Moreover, each member country is entitled to appoint three representatives as observers of the Commission.
The Commission has three permanent subcommittees, for dealing with specific activities:
- Communication & Editing (C&E) Subcommittee: manages the communication strategy (website, newsletter, e.g.), relationships with magazines and web portals and prepares articles about RecCom's activities
- MEDA Subcommittee: deals with the management of activities related to the Marina Excellence Design 'Jack Nichol' Award