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British Marine and RYA highlight potential new costs of trading second-hand vessels between the UK and EU

British Marine and RYA highlight potential new costs of trading second-hand vessels between the UK and EU

10 Mar 2021

Following the release of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, British Marine and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have been working to understand the impact of various aspects of the agreement on both the marine industry and recreational boat owners.

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The Yacht Harbour Association updates their website with a new look and more functionalities

10 Mar 2021

The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) has updated its website with a new look and even more functionalities.

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Chancellor’s Budget delivers success on the continued use of red diesel and provides further COVID-19 support for businesses

04 Mar 2021

Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, the Chancellor pledged to do “whatever it takes” to support businesses and individuals throughout the pandemic.

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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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Register NOW for our upcoming webinar on the reopening of the marine industry in England

03 Mar 2021

British Marine members are invited to attend a webinar on Thursday 11 March at 11am dedicated to the COVID-19 roadmap and what this means for the gradual reopening of the marine industry in England.

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COVID-19: Reopening of the marine industry in England

03 Mar 2021

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 22 February outlining the roadmap of when restrictions are likely to be eased across England, British Marine met with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to clarify the guidance specific to the leisure marine industry.

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British Marine and RYA challenge HMRC's post-Brexit plans for private pleasure craft

25 Feb 2021

Ongoing lack of clarity from HMRC threatens a disastrous ripple effect across the pleasure boating sector and the marine industry, warns RYA and British Marine.

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Substances of Concern in chemical products

25 Feb 2021

The Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database is a source for information on Substances of Concern in articles, as such or in complex objects (Products) established under the Waste Framework Directive (WFD).

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Josh Ross wins Electronic Technician of the Year Award

25 Feb 2021

Berthon is pleased to announce that Josh Ross, one of Berthon’s fourth year Marine Electrical apprentices, was recently awarded the newly certificated Electronic Technician of the Year by the British Marine Electrical & Electronics Association (BMEEA).

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[Member News] The Boat Building Academy issues crowdfunder to help keep students safe during COVID-19

24 Feb 2021

The Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis, renowned for the high quality of its training and graduates, is aiming to crowdfund £20,000 in order to undertake COVID-inspired building work. And, within a couple of weeks of the launch it's almost 80% of the way to its target.

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