Bristol Channel Pilots Ltd would like to invite expressions of interest for persons wishing to authorise as a Bristol Pilot. This is in anticipation of upcoming retirements. 

Bristol Pilots operate on a self-employed basis as part of a busy and inclusive co-operative. Applicants should possess a Masters Unlimited with current ENG1, and be willing to relocate to within the Bristol area.

Please send CV and covering letter to



Useful links to explore about pursuing a career in pilotage.

UKMPA (United United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association )  careers page -

MNTB ( Merchant Navy Training Board ) -