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British Marine team to relocate head office by Spring 2020

12 Dec 2019

As a member-driven organisation and as part of our ongoing drive to deliver the best value for our members, the senior management team and board of directors of British Marine have reviewed extensively all aspects of our operation. This is in order to achieve our 2025 strategic plan aspirations of developing the British marine industry by driving improvements in product and service quality, marine careers, training, government representation and overall consumer participation in UK boating.

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Registration open for eagerly awaited British Marine Spring Expo 2020

11 Dec 2019

Registration for 2020’s British Marine Spring Expo is now open, including a host of free and paid for events. Delegates can secure their place online at britishmarine.co.uk/bmexpo.

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British success at METSTRADE 2019

25 Nov 2019

Last week brought success for Britain’s thriving marine equipment sector with UK companies picking up a string of accolades and revelling in a flourish of business opportunities at the world’s largest trade marine equipment exhibition, METSTRADE 2019.

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Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019

21 Nov 2019

British Marine members, Spirit Yachts and Princess Yachts, had a fantastic night at the IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (19 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

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British excellence shines at DAME Design Awards 2019

20 Nov 2019

Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Awards 2019 were announced yesterday (19 November 2019) with British designed and manufactured products receiving a third of the accolades presented. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, creativity from UK companies beat off stiff competition with revolutionary design and ingenuity.

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UK products account for a third of DAME Design Award 2019 nominations

29 Oct 2019

Nominations for the prestigious DAME Design Award 2019 have been announced with UK products making up a third (19) of the 59 selected entries, showing that British innovation and engineering continues to be at the forefront of the global industry.

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British superyacht industry celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth

25 Sep 2019

New figures released, by British Marine association Superyacht UK at the annual Monaco Yacht Show, show that Britain’s superyacht industry recorded its seventh year of consecutive growth in 2018/2019. The industry generated revenues rising to £660 million, representing an increase of 7.1% on last year.

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Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat 2019 hailed one of the best ever

23 Sep 2019

Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat 2019 drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 22 September) with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the Show as one of the best ever.

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Winners of the prestigious British Marine Awards announced

21 Sep 2019

Yesterday (19 September 2019), nine outstanding marine companies were recognised for excellence within the industry picking up a prestigious British Marine Award 2019.

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Marinas win top prize at The Yacht Harbour Associations Towergate Marina of the Year Awards

19 Sep 2019

Yesterday (Wednesday 18 September 2019), The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) announced the winners of its prestigious Towergate Inland Marina of the Year.