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Boats 2020

Boats 2020 presented by Southampton International Boat Show Ltd

06 Aug 2020

British Marine is delighted to announce that Southampton International Boat Show Ltd will present Boats 2020 at Mayflower Park, Southampton from 11 – 20 September 2020. This outdoor and on the water event will be a not-for-profit showcase of boats and equipment. The health, safety and security of exhibitors, visitors and colleagues will be its number one priority.


Time to renew your British Marine membership

18 Jun 2020

For 2020/21 fees are being frozen at the same level as last year, and furthermore members have the option to renew membership now but defer payment until October 2020.

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Global Marina Institute - Board planning for the future

12 Jun 2020

The Global Marina Institute (GMI) was established in 2013 by founding partners British Marine and the Marina Industry Association (MIA) in Australia.

Tell us what you think: Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK Businesses

Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses

19 Mar 2020

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee has now launched an inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses and workers.

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Important information if you sell solid fuel – Government make changes to legislation to improve air quality

27 Feb 2020

British Marine members selling solid fuel should be made aware of recent Government announcements regarding the burning of such fuels for domestic heating purposes.

River flooding

Have you been affected by the recent flooding?

20 Feb 2020

News coverage over the last few days has shown how widespread the flooding triggered by two major storm events has been on Welsh, Yorkshire and Midlands River systems. Rivers such as the Wye, Avon, Ouse, Trent, Kennet, Severn and parts of the Thames are reporting extremely high levels and some of their catchments are saturated.

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Remembering John Pleace

30 Jan 2020

British Marine was sad to hear the of John Pleace who sadly passed away on the 24 January after a short illness.


Take part: Thames Valley and London Boat Show

16 Jan 2020

Following a successful 2019 Show, details for 2020’s Thames Valley and London Boat Show are now confirmed.

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British Marine London and Thames Valley launches new River Thames Guide

11 Jul 2019

British Marine regional association, British Marine London and Thames Valley (BMLTV) has launched an updated River Thames Guide Booklet for 2019. The guide is designed to help you make the most of your time on the water.

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Zero emissions

Call for Evidence on Domestic Shipping Air Pollution has gone live

17 Jul 2019

General News

Last week, British Marine reported on the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Clean Maritime Plan which sets non regulatory ambitions to achieve “zero-emissions” for the wider maritime sector.

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

General News

Boatbuilders, marine engineers and marine equipment manufacturers are just some of the businesses who can benefit from newly available grants through the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

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MCA releases second consultation on implementation of the review of Domestic Passenger Vessels “Grandfather Rights”

06 Jun 2019

General News

This second consultation on the review of “Grandfather Rights” seeks your views on the proposals as revised since the first consultation. These requirements are intended to be applied retrospectively to the Domestic Passenger Fleet.

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British Marine enjoys successful Crick Boat Show

30 May 2019

General News

British Marine enjoyed the most successful Crick Boat Show to date. Over the four days, the team visited over 70 British Marine members to support the inland sector, discuss membership benefits and answer questions on the new British Marine Strategic Plan.


ICOMIA releases IMO report on the Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 74th session

30 May 2019

General News

ICOMIA has released an IMO (International Maritime Organization) report following the 74th session of the Committee on Marine Environment Protection (MEPC), held recently from the 13 to 17 May 2019 at IMO in London, UK.


British Marine seeks feedback on the new Marine Electrician apprenticeship

23 May 2019

General News

As part of the apprenticeship reforms, British Marine has opened a consultation on the new Marine Electrician apprenticeship standard.

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Join British Marine at Crick Boat Show

15 May 2019

General News

Crick Boat Show, now in its 20th year, takes place Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May showcasing the inland waterways sector. British Marine will have a dedicated membership stand at the Show which will be located within the Waterways World Boating Marquee, stand number WW86.

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Don't miss: British Marine continues series of roadshows on its exciting new vision

09 May 2019

General News

Join British Marine CEO, Lesley Robinson and some of the team at the final British Marine Roadshow held in Falmouth on Thursday 16 May 2019.


Success for British Marine members at the Motor Boat & Yachting Awards 2019

09 May 2019

General News

British Marine members had a successful night at the Motor Boat & Yachting Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (7 May) at the Corinthia Hotel, London. In total, six British Marine members picked up awards or were commended for their boats.


TYHA AGM - 15 May 2019

09 May 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association’s (TYHA) annual AGM takes place next week on Wednesday 15 May in Shepperton and is open to all TYHA members.


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