Press Releases

See the latest press releases from British Marine:

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Dee Caffari MBE to spotlight sustainability at British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services

20 Mar 2019

Next week, record-breaking yachtswoman, Dee Caffari MBE, will be headlining an expert panel of sailing representatives and industry elite to debate the challenging question ‘Is the marine industry doing enough to protect the environment?’

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British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth despite Brexit uncertainty

14 Mar 2019

New figures out today from British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, highlight a 1.7% growth in industry revenue, marking seven years of consecutive progress.

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Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

07 Mar 2019

British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of 7 March 2019 at the age of 75.

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Supply Chain Conference 2019 returns to help marine businesses tackle modern challenges

06 Mar 2019

Returning after a four year absence, the prominent Supply Chain Conference will be hosted on the first day of the inaugural British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services. Delegates will hear how companies of all sizes can grow their businesses and adapt to the modern challenges facing the future of the UK’s marine supply chain.

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TYHA awards world’s best marinas for 2018/19

28 Feb 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards.

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British Marine Expo confirms HPi Verification Services as title sponsor

26 Feb 2019

British Marine is delighted to announce a title sponsorship with HPi Verification Services (HPiVS) for the inaugural British Marine Expo (26-27 March 2019). The 2019 edition of the trade event will be promoted as British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services.

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New HSPV Voluntary Code ensures balance between passenger safety and fun

21 Feb 2019

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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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Government announces historic commitment to UK marine industry

24 Jan 2019

Today marks a historic moment for Britain’s marine industry with the launch of Maritime 2050, the UK Government’s first ever long-term strategy to support and grow the sector.

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British Marine supports UK business at boot Düsseldorf

17 Jan 2019

British Marine has reported an increased level of interest from UK businesses looking to exhibit on its prominent Showcase stand at boot Düsseldorf 2019.


Brexit Latest: British Marine responds to outcome of vote on EU Withdrawal Agreement

16 Jan 2019

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On Tuesday night (15 January) Parliament voted against the Government’s EU Withdrawal Agreement. British Marine provides comment and further information. Find out more and read the comment from British Marine below.