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members of the BMF, boaters and those needing to know more about
our industry and the Federation.
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All aboard for a fantastic family festival at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show
The internationally renowned PSP Southampton Boat Show unveils its plans for the 46th annual event.
Competition prizes wanted
On The Water is the consumer brand of the BMF which aims to raise the awareness of boating, breakdown the barriers to entry and most importantly, encourage regular participation in boating.
Few places available! Selling Skills for the Marine Industry
Improve your sales by attending the “Selling Skills for the Marine Industry” course in Southampton on 2 September 2014.
BMF and NBS payments are now due
BMF membership fees 2014/15 and PSP Southampton Boat Show 2015 exhibiting fees are now due.
Meet the Buyer Registration Deadline - 31.07.2014
The British Marine Federation (BMF) will be holding its 2014 Meet the Buyer Conference, in association with IBI and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), at the forthcoming PSP Southampton Boat Show, from 16-18 September. The registration deadline for this event is 31.07.2014 and is fast approaching.
ICOMIA articles available free to BMF members
Access the ICOMIA 2014 Quarterly Economic Statistics Report and the ICOMIA Distributors' Guide
Pump Out For Free this August!
Thanks to support from MDL Hythe Marina Village, Lymington Yacht Haven and Premier Marinas at Chichester, Port Solent, Southsea and Swanwick, boaters are being given the chance to pump out for free between 1-10 August 2014.
Join our prize draw and contribute to the future of the UK Marine & Maritime Supply Chain
Thursday 31 July will see submissions to the online segment SMMI/BMF Marine & Maritime Supply Chain Study close in order to move the study forward into the interview stage.
Trouble getting flood insurance for your business?
A need to ensure that domestic premises have access to adequate flood insurance led the Government to introduce its Flood Re scheme in 2013.
BMF Inland Forum
On Tuesday, over 40 British Marine Federation (BMF) members gathered in Birmingham for the first BMF run Inland Forum. Chaired by Arthur Bennett of Willowtree Marina – a BMF management board member - the meeting was a member only event.
BMF announces £6.2 billion impact of marine industry
The full economic impact of the UK marine industry and spend associated with boating participation was estimated to total £6.2 billion in 2012/13, according to a new report released by the British Marine Federation (BMF).
Get technical savvy on social media
The latest updates on what the Technical teams are doing on LinkedIn and twitter.
International Sailing Summit
Click on the logo to find out about the
13th International Sailing Summit (ISS) taking place in Amsterdam
on Mon 17 November 2014, one day before the start of METS and
hosted by British Sailing, one of the BMF's group associations.
We have over 1568 Members of the BMF that work in the leisure
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Industry Careers and Jobs
The leisure marine industry is very diverse and there is a huge
range of career opportunities available.
Find out all about these as well as advice on entry routes into
your chosen career, marine qualifications and training courses.
Look for the BMF logo and buy with confidence from over 1500
accredited companies that adhere to the British Marine Federation's
Code of Conduct.
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