Skip to main content

Press Releases

See the latest press releases from British Marine:

British Marine Trades Association

British Marine Trades Association Awards celebrate UK's top marine talent

27 Mar 2019


Some of the UK’s best leisure marine businesses and achievers were last night (26 March 2019) celebrated at the British Marine Trades Association Awards 2019.

customer service award 2019

Announcing winner of British Marine Leisure Boating Customer Service Award 2019

26 Mar 2019

Sailing Holidays was today (26 March 2019) crowned the winner of the British Marine Leisure Boating Customer Service Award 2019, setting the standards for the industry. Runners up, ABC Leisure Group, was also praised for its achievements at the award presentation which took place at the inaugural British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services in Southampton.

BM_Expo_Logo_HPI

British Marine Expo brings sea of learning and networking to Southampton

26 Mar 2019

The inaugural British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services, opened today welcoming hundreds of marine professionals looking to take up the exciting opportunities to network, learn and do business at this new flagship trade event.

British Marine EXPO

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?’

British Marine logo

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.

Sunseeker Logo

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.

British Marine EXPO

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.

Plymouth Yacht Haven

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.

British Marine EXPO

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.

British Marine logo

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.