Publications

We produce a number of books, magazines, reports, informational guides and cd-roms. Many are available to download, and a number of these are exclusive or significantly discounted to our members.

Alternatively, you can also find out about the full range of products and services offered by the BMF, plus other industry advice and guidance.

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Safe Use of LPG Cylinders
Exclusive to BMF members

UKLPG guidance on the safe use of cylinders

UKLPG have released a new guidance sheet on the safe use of cylinders, will replace current HSE Guidelines.

Contact: BMF Technical
Price to BMF Members: Free
EU Blue Guide 2014
Exclusive to BMF members

The Blue Guide 2014

This guide is intended to contribute to a better understanding of internal market legislation on marine products

Contact: BMF Technical
Price to BMF Members: Free
Economic Benefits
Exclusive to BMF members

Economic Benefits of the UK Marine Industry

This summary report outlines the economic contribution of all sectors of the marine industry, including manufacture, distribution, retail and other services. It complements the Economic Benefits of Boating Tourism report 2014 below which assessed tourism related sectors and expenditures through boating participation.

Contact: BMF Statistics and Market Research
Price to BMF Members: Free
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Latest BMF Marine Trends Survey November 2013 - May 2014

BMF conducts a survey bi-annually to measure current business performance and trends in the marine industry over the last six months and future expectations. The latest version of this report for the period November 2013 - May 2014 is now available to download.

Contact: BMF Statistics and Market Research
Price to BMF Members: Free
Price to Non BMF Members: Free
ISO
Exclusive to BMF members

ISO DIS 16315 - Small Craft - Electric propulsion system

ISO DIS Revision Draft - 16315 - Small craft — Electric propulsion system - For Member Comments

Contact: BMF Technical
Price to BMF Members: Free
Generic Word Document
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BMF Expert Advisory Group Comments Form

BMF Expert Advisory Group Comments Form

Contact: BMF Technical Department
Price to BMF Members: Free
Word Document
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BMF Expert Advisory Group Comments Form July 2014

BMF Expert Advisory Group Comments Form July 2014

Contact: BMF Technical
Price to BMF Members: Free
Exclusive to BMF members

IMO Legislation Summary Table

The BMF; in conjunction with ICOMIA have produced a summary table of the principal legislation originating from IMO that may be likely to have an impact on the large yacht industry.

The table provides the title of the regulation, the IMO Committee and/or Sub-Committee that is responsible for it, a brief description and assessment of the likely impact on the industry, details on the pros and cons on each of the rules, any suggested or actual actions being undertaken by ICOMIA and lastly, the entry into force date. The table is ordered by the relevant committee responsible for the regulation and as far as possible by the date of entry into force, with the regulation entering into force soonest at the head of each section

Contact: Andrew Thomas
Price to BMF Members: Free
BMF Technical Report
Exclusive to BMF members

BMF Technical Report 109

The last edition of the Technical Report was circulated as download link accessible from the technical section of the BMF website and the total number of 218 as a download link of TR 108, amongst some 743 Technical Report downloads in total, confirms this BMF publication as a valuable tool widely used within membership.

Contact: BMF Technical Department
Price to BMF Members: Free
PDF
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RSG Guide 2014

The RSG is a group representing the EC, Notified Bodies and others which meets to draw up agreed interpretations on RCD issues to help foster a consistent approach between everyone interested in the directive.The RSG-Guidelines are prepared as an aid to the conformity assessment procedures followed, in accordance with Directive 94/25/EC of the European Parliament, and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to recreational craft as amended and corrected.

Contact: BMF Technical Department
Price to BMF Members: Free