11/22/15 10% off of a survey
HPMS is offering 10% off of any Marine Survey. All you have to do is mention the PROMO CODE: IMIN4IT. This offer is good through December 31, 2015. Be sure to take advantage of this great offer!
12/12/07 HPMS Owner Completes MARITIME SECURITY AWARENESS CERTIFICATION
Darryl Ogden has completed 5 hours of training as prescribed under the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74, IMO ISPS Code and in response to the training needs identified by congress and articulated in the MTSA of 2002.
12/14/06 HPMS Attended ABYC Marine Accident/Collision Investigation Seminar
The 3 day course provided insight into the techniques and processes of vessel damage investigation in order to determine the cause of damage. This seminar was very informative with quest speakers from the leaders in the industry. Everything was covered from, Accident Reconstruction to Forensic Photography to Fire Investigations. All of you CSI buffs would have loved it!
8/13/06 HPMS Owner did a PODCAST interview with FURLEDSAILS.com
I had the privilege of being interviewed by Chris and Noel Davis of FURLEDSAILS.COM
. They produce a podcast geared towards sailing enthusiasts. Anything regarding sailing, they discuss on their podcasts. Chris and Noel wanted to learn more about Marine Surveying and get a picture of some of my experiences during surveying. Podcasting is a great way to reach out to the masses if you have something say. I had a great time doing the interview and made some new friends in the process. To access the podcast go to
and look for podcast #50. Thanks again to Chris and Noel for the opportunity!
8/23/05 HPMS Owner, Darryl Ogden is going behind bars, for "Good"!
Yes, it is true and I need YOUR help! I have been charged with aiding and abetting the MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) with the intent of helping area residents with Muscular Dystrophy. I will be "locked up" at the Palm Harbor Outback Steakhouse on October 6, 2005 at 11am. My bail has been set at $2000 and I need your help to get me out! I am asking that you please donate whatever you can to help me raise my bail. I have set up a website where you can make your TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION. Please go to the following link to post bail or for more information. Click here to BAIL ME OUT! Stop by and visit me "behind bars", I would greatly appreciate it and so will all of "Jerry's Kids". The website is set up for credit cards, but if you want to send me a check please make it out to MDA. Checks can be mailed to me at P.O. Box 6212, Palm Harbor, FL 34684-0812. I need the bail no later than OCT 4, 2005 in order to "spring" me. Thank you all for your support of this wonderful cause!
5/10/05 HPMS is a proud sponsor of the 2005 Spearboard Open Spearfishing Contest
The Spearboard Open is a large Spearfishing Tournament held each year in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. Last year over 215 persons participated in the tournament, with persons actually competing in the states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Louisiana. Persons came from as far away as Italy to compete in the tournament. Last year's prize table exceeded $35,000.00.
The 2005 Spearboard Open dates have been announced. The Captain's Meeting this year will be on a Thursday night, May 19 at Edgwaters Restaurant and Lounge, 5245 Limestone Drive, Port Richey, FL 34668 . Participants will be hunting on May21, 2005, and the weigh-in will be the following morning, on Sunday May 22 at the Rotary Pavilion at the intersection of S.R. 52 and Suncoast Parkway in New Port Richey. May 22 is also the day of the Expo, BBQ Party, and Prize Ceremony.
This year HPMS will be providing several prizes including gift certificates to BoatUS/West Marine, ORION Visual Distress Kits, Offshore First Aid Kits and maybe a few other items. We will also be part of the sponsor Expo and will be on hand with information regarding marine surveying, federal regulations, ABYC standards and other interesting stuff. We will have pictures of common problems encounter during some of our surveys and give insight on to how to make your boat safe. Stop by and visit us, we will have plenty of free literature to hand out. For more info please visit SPEARBOARD OPEN
10/2/04 HPMS now offers "New Mariner Consultation"
HPMS is now offering another consulting service to our menu, "New Mariner Consultation". This program is intended for the new boat owner or a boat owner new to the local area. This consultation covers vessel and equipment orientation, local waterways orientation and rules of the road and safety orientations. These services are one-on one with emphasis on safety. Its not just for the "Captain", the whole family is encouraged to attend. This is best as a supplement to a boaters safety course offered by the USCG AUX. For more information, check out the MARINE CONSULTING
section or feel free to CONTACT US.