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Join Ben Taylor in our latest online networking event

15 Apr 2021

Our next online networking event will be taking place at 8:30am on Tuesday 20th April 2021.

New online seminar series developed by MIN and GMBA

[Member News] New online seminar series developed by MIN and GMBA

15 Apr 2021

Marine Industry News is delighted to announce it will be running a series of online seminars, in conjunction with Global Marine Business Advisors (GMBA), entitled Export Insights.

UKSA: Making a splash once again

[Member News] UKSA: Making a splash once again

15 Apr 2021

UKSA, the leading maritime training and education charity, is delighted to reopen its doors and welcome beneficiaries back to its campus in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

P&D merger creates one stop solution

[Member News] P&D merger creates one stop solution

15 Apr 2021

Following a recent buyout, The Pontoon and Dock Company has been bought and rebranded by one of its founding directors.

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ICOMIA publish a report from the IMO’s Pollution Prevention and Response sub-committee meeting

15 Apr 2021

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) held its 8th session of the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) virtually between the 22 and 26 of March 2021.

Listen again to the Marinas and Mooring webinar and download the new report

Listen again to the Marinas and Mooring webinar and download the new report

08 Apr 2021

In case you missed this week’s British Marine webinar, where the latest Marina and Moorings report was launched to members, you can listen again now. The full report is also available for members to download here.

Collaboration between leading leisure marine representative bodies yields positive confirmation on post-Brexit VAT interpretation

Collaboration between leading leisure marine representative bodies yields positive confirmation on post-Brexit VAT interpretation

08 Apr 2021

Following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, there have been many questions which have caused confusion and uncertainty for the leisure marine sector both in the UK and in the EU.

[Member News] The Green Blue to exhibit at the first ever Green Tech Boat Show this June

The Green Blue to exhibit at the first ever Green Tech Boat Show this June

08 Apr 2021

The Green Blue, the environmental awareness programme for British Marine and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), will be exhibiting at the Green Tech Boat Show at Queen Anne’s Battery, Plymouth, between 19-20 June 2021.

Princess Yachts announces the launch of the all-new Y72 Flybridge Motor Yacht

[Member News] Princess Yachts announces the launch of the all-new Y72 Flybridge Motor Yacht

08 Apr 2021

Princess Yachts is delighted to announce the launch of the all-new Princess Y72, who becomes the latest addition to the Y Class range, accompanied by her sister yachts, the latest Y78, the Y85, and the highly anticipated flagship of the range, the Y95 due to launch in 2022.

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[Member News] Rockley is delighted to announce the opening of a brand-new UK activity centre located in the heart of the Purbecks

08 Apr 2021

Rockley will be operating Buddens Activity Centre in association with Dorset County Scouts, offering adventure days and residential trips to scouting groups as well as primary and secondary schools.

British Marine News for your sector

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British Marine reacts to Spring Budget 2021 Red letter day for the marine industry

03 Mar 2021

After months of extensive consultation and discussion with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), I am delighted that the Chancellor has today announced that the entitlement to use red diesel will be maintained for all commercial boat operators and for private pleasure craft users in Great Britain.

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2021 dates announced for Southampton International Boat Show

04 Dec 2020

British Marine, the organiser of the Southampton International Boat Show, confirms that the 52nd edition of the UK’s largest watersports festival will take place from 10th - 19th September 2021

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British Marine Digital Autumn Expo hailed a success

16 Nov 2020

The British Marine Digital Autumn Expo 2020 drew to a close yesterday (12 November) after freshly energising the UK industry with three days of learning and networking. In a year when meeting in person has been difficult, 404 participants from across the industry and the United Kingdom came together online to collectively reflect on the past year, discuss current challenges and prepare for future opportunities.


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Another great day at the British Marine Digital Autumn Expo! Join the last day tomorrow.

11 Nov 2020

The second day of the British Marine Digital Autumn Expo saw 124 participants join in. It included another well-attended morning networking session and a fantastic workshop on how to secure free financial business support.

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British Marine Digital Autumn Expo kicks off in style​

10 Nov 2020

British Marine Digital Autumn Expo kicks off in style​. Day 1 of the British Marine Digital Autumn Expo drew to a close, 156 participants logged on throughout the day to take part in a packed schedule of webinars.

ore guidance needed, urges RYA and British Marine, as HM Treasury announces 12-month extension on Returned Goods Relief

RYA and British Marine request further guidance on Returned Goods Relief

19 Oct 2020

RYA and British Marine jointly persevere in asking Government to increase 1 year Returned Goods Relief extension period and supply further detail for recreational boaters and leisure marine industry as end of transitional period approaches.

British Marine publishes Economic Impact Calculators for its members

British Marine publishes Economic Impact Calculators for its members

29 Jul 2020

British Marine’s Public Affairs, Policy & Research team have published a range of easy-to-use economic impact calculators for British Marine members to download and use to quantify their business’s economic output.

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HSE releases COVID-19 response survey

13 Jul 2020

The HSE has released a survey that focuses on the response and information given by the Government to the marine industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BBC Radio Solent Features British Marine’s Summer on the Water campaign

BBC Radio Solent Features British Marines Summer on the Water campaign

08 Jul 2020

Did you catch British Marine's CEO, Lesley Robinson talking about the 'Summer on the Water' campaign on BBC Radio Solent last week?

COVID 19 Survey

Take part in our COVID-19 survey

30 Jun 2020

Calling all members! British Marine is conducting research on the economic impact of COVID-19 on marine businesses – and we need your help!