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Paul Heys

Remembering Paul Heys

28 Feb 2019

General News

Paul Heys, co-founder and Managing Director of Key Yachting, has sadly passed away.

Roger firth

British Marine announces the passing of Roger Firth

28 Feb 2019

General News

Roger Firth, the co-founder of R&D Marine and former Committee member of British Marine Engines and Equipment, sadly passed away on Friday 15 February, aged 72.


Brexit latest: Existing trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

28 Feb 2019

General News

The UK Government has published further guidance regarding future trade arrangements if an agreement with the EU has not been ratified and brought into force in time for exit day.

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New HSPV Voluntary Code ensures balance between passenger safety and fun

21 Feb 2019

Press release

This week sees the launch of the new and improved High Speed Passenger Vessel (HSPV) Voluntary Code of Practice. It delivers an updated and simple guide to best practice of high-speed charters, passenger sightseeing and adventure trips.

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Get behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019

21 Feb 2019

National Apprenticeship Week takes place between 4 to 8 March 2019, find out how you can get involved.

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Now available: marine operator biosecurity toolkits

21 Feb 2019

The toolkits contain a variety of biosecurity resources to support the marine leisure industry in raising awareness of INNS and developing biosecurity site management plans.

British Marine EXPO

Tickets on sale for highly anticipated British Marine Expo

21 Feb 2019

Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, the Expo brings together some of British Marine’s most popular events with fantastic opportunities to learn, network and sell. Secure your place today.


Sign up: HMRC launches VAT webinars

21 Feb 2019

Ahead of the changes due from April 2019, HMRC will be delivering ‘Making tax digital for VAT’ webinars to provide advice for VAT-registered businesses.


ICOMIA releases its report from the IMO's 6th session of the subcommittee on SDC

21 Feb 2019

The report covers the IMO’s 6th session of the sub-committee on Ship Design and Construction held between Monday 4 – Friday 8 February. The items in the report are particularly relevant to the leisure and superyacht industries.

Simon Owen

Simon Owen to join Boating Communications Ltd

21 Feb 2019

Member news

Former Time Inc. UK Divisional Managing Director, Simon Owen, has been appointed Publishing Director of Boating Communications Ltd. which is the publisher of IBI magazine, the IBI website and the IBI Daily Newsletter.