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British Marine appoints new Ambassadors to help raise profile of the leisure marine industry

30 Mar 2021

British Marine is delighted to announce its new Ambassador programme, with the aim of raising the profile of the leisure marine industry.

British Marine and the RYA welcome extension to Returned Goods Relief grace period

British Marine and the RYA welcome extension to Returned Goods Relief grace period

30 Mar 2021

Last week HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced a 6-month extension to the Returned Goods Relief (RGR) one-year grace period previously put in place by the government.

Increase in apprenticeship funding available for non-levy paying employers – Don’t miss out!

Increase in apprenticeship funding available for non-levy paying employers – Don’t miss out!

30 Mar 2021

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (the ESFA) announced last week that all non-levy paying employers have now had their access to apprenticeship funding reserves increased.

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British Marine Digital Spring Expo a great success

25 Mar 2021

British Marine is delighted to share that the three-day Digital Spring Expo held last week saw a record number of 435 participants enjoy a full programme of 18 online sessions and networking opportunities.

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[Member News] Grosvenor Yachts appointed as Gulf Craft dealer for the UK and Ireland

24 Mar 2021

Gulf Craft strengthens its global dealer network with the appointment of British Marine member Grosvenor Yachts as the exclusive dealer for the UK and Ireland.

Promarine Finance sees spike in canal boat finance deals following Boris’ speech

[Member News] Promarine Finance sees spike in canal boat finance deals following Boris’s speech

24 Mar 2021

Marine finance lender, Promarine Finance has seen a staggering 300% year-on-year increase in the number of canal boat finance deals in February 2021 and 56% growth in terms of the loan amount for the same period.

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Native oysters restored to UK waters - Efforts begin by placing these ‘ocean superheroes’ under marina pontoons across the UK

24 Mar 2021

4,000 native oysters are being returned to UK waters as part of an ambitious restoration project, which for the first time is spanning coastal regions across England, Scotland and Wales.

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[Member News] The Boat Building Academy only has a few places remaining on its next boat building course

24 Mar 2021

The Boat Building Academy (BBA), based in Lyme Regis, Dorset, is seeking seven committed and enthusiastic individuals to change their lives via its 40-week boat building course.

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[Member News] Entries are now open for Round the Island Race

24 Mar 2021

Entries for the world-famous Round the Island Race opened at 00.01 on the morning of 19 March.

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[Member News] RS Sailing announces partnership with the World Match Racing Tour Academy

24 Mar 2021

RS Sailing has been announced as an Official Partner of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) and the WMRT Academy, the training and development initiative set up by the tour in 2020 to grow participation in match racing around the world.

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Read the latest British Marine magazine - COVID-19 Special

30 Jun 2020

This latest issue shares the stories of how British Marine members have reacted and adapted to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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#summeronthewater

22 Jun 2020

The UK public look set to take to the water as a safe way to enjoy the ease of lockdown

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The Department for Business releases Open for Business media campaign

22 Jun 2020

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Join the 'Open for Business' campaign led by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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The Green Blue's Boating Wildlife Awareness Week

05 Jun 2020

Watching wildlife carrying out their daily lives and enjoying their natural habitat is a rare treat that many of us boaters may take for granted. Whether you are sailing in the Solent or boating down the River Wey, there are always a plethora of animal sights and sounds to enjoy...