Association News

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.

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Inland waterways working time regulations come into force

21 Dec 2017

British Marine updates members involved in passenger boat and hotel boat operations on inland waterways on the new working time regulations, which will come into force in January 2018.

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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.

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Interested in supplying products/services to the Royal Navy?

16 Aug 2018

General News

British Marine members are invited to attend a Market Interest Day for the Ministry of Defence’s Marine Services 2022 project. Find out more including how to register to attend here.


What's on the marine skills agenda?

16 Aug 2018

Semta is leading a review of the knowledge and skills required for marine engineering, as well as the development of a new modern apprenticeship in Scotland for boat building and repair. British Marine members are encouraged to get involved with this work to support the sustainability and growth in marine industry employment.


Counting down to the 2018 British Marine Apprenticeship Graduation

16 Aug 2018

General News

There’s still time for you to sign up your graduating apprentices to this fantastic annual celebration of apprenticeships at Southampton Boat Show. Get in touch to find out more.

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MariMatch 2018 at SMM Hamburg

16 Aug 2018

General News

British Marine members attending SMM Hamburg 2018 can get involved in a fully supported B2B event, specifically designed to introduce them to new business opportunities. Find out more here.


Hotel Boat Kailani becomes first hotel boat to achieve coveted VisitEngland Gold Award

16 Aug 2018

Member news

Find out why British Marine member, Hotel Boat Kailani, became the first hotel boat to receive a VisitEngland Gold Award.


How GAC's uncompromising logistics kept the Volvo Ocean Race on course

16 Aug 2018

Member news

British Marine member, GAC Pindar, talks about what it takes to keep the Volvo Ocean Race moving around the globe.

Boat Retailers and Brokers

The new IPV Code - what it means for boat brokers

16 Aug 2018

The new draft IPV Code for pleasure vessels under temporary commercial use at sea is out for consultation. In the second of four specific guidance articles, British Marine sets out what this new Code means for UK boat brokers.

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Hone your sales skills ahead of Southampton Boat Show

15 Aug 2018

General News

Improve and tailor your selling skills ahead of Southampton Boat Show with these two courses from British Marine and British Marine member, GL Connects.

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British Marine announces the passing of Sam Bourne

09 Aug 2018

British Marine is very sad to announce that Sam Bourne, a long time ambassador of British Marine and The Yacht Harbour Association, has died.


British firms recognised at Hanse Yachts Dealer Conference

09 Aug 2018

Member news

British Marine members, TBS Boats and Inspiration Marine Group, take home coveted awards at the Hanse Yachts Dealer Awards 2018.