Association News


Government launches consultation reviewing Marine Licensing Requirements

08 Nov 2018

DEFRA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority, as administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

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Remembering Harry Arnold MBE

08 Nov 2018

British Marine are saddened to report the death of Inland Waterway journalist, author, photographer and campaigner Harry Arnold MBE

Boating tourism

New Package Travel Regulations - know your legal responsibilities

05 Jul 2018

British Marine issues a reminder to its membership about the new Package Travel Regulations that came into effect on 1 July 2018. Find out more about these important changes and what you need to check to remain compliant.

British Marine Trades Association

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner

11 Jan 2018

The British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner took place on Wednesday 10 January. Find out which companies collected one of the prestigious awards on offer on the night.

Inland boating to make an impressive return to London Boat Show 2018

06 Dec 2017

Inland boating is set to make an impressive return to the London Boat Show 2018 and British Marine provides more information on these exciting plans.

Canal & River Trust

CRT launches online mooring policy review

10 Nov 2017

The Canal & River Trust is reviewing its online moorings policy and this may have an impact on British Marine member businesses. Find out more about the plans and how members can get involved with British Marine's work on this review.

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Book Now: British Marine 2019 Marina Conference sponsored by Walcon

17 Jan 2019

General News

The popular bi-annual event is back for 2019, early bird booking is now open.

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British Marine supports UK business at boot Düsseldorf

17 Jan 2019

British Marine has reported an increased level of interest from UK businesses looking to exhibit on its prominent Showcase stand at boot Düsseldorf 2019.


Great B2B opportunities at Southampton Boat Show 2019

17 Jan 2019

General News

The British Marine Members & Exhibitors Lounge will have a facelift and reposition for 2019 and will include a trade showcase exclusive for British Marine members to exhibit in the Show floor.


London On-Water Boat Show relaunched as London Yacht Show

17 Jan 2019

General News

The London On-Water Boat Show has been rebranded and relaunched as London Yacht Show and will take place on-water at St Katharine Docks from May 8 - 12 2019.


Brexit Latest: British Marine responds to outcome of vote on EU Withdrawal Agreement

16 Jan 2019

On Tuesday night (15 January) Parliament voted against the Government’s EU Withdrawal Agreement. British Marine provides comment and further information. Find out more and read the comment from British Marine below.

Boat Southampton

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery

10 Jan 2019

A new Code came into force on 1 January 2019 which permits the temporary use of craft at sea for businesses purposes and as race support without the current requirement for inspection, marks a huge step forward for the UK’s leisure marine sector.


BREXIT latest: UK passports in the event of a 'No Deal' EU Exit

10 Jan 2019

General News

The rules for travel to most countries in Europe will change if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) with no deal. The government has increased planning for a no deal EU Exit and is asking citizens to make sure they are also prepared.

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Nominations open for the British Marine Trades Association Awards

10 Jan 2019

Entries are being sought for the MTA Awards which will be presented at the annual dinner in its new home at the British Marine Expo.

British Marine stand at BOOT 2018

You are invited to Brits@BOOT 2019

10 Jan 2019

General News

British Marine is delighted to announce that its networking event during the BOOT Düsseldorf Boat Show will be supported by the Department for International Trade.

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Register now: British Marine webinar on The Green Blue environmental initiative

10 Jan 2019

General News

On Thursday 24 January at 1pm, British Marine’s Environmental, Health & Safety Executive James Scott-Anderson will be hosting a webinar on The Green Blue which is the joint environment initiative between the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine. Register now.