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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy release a list of harmonised ISO standards to the UK’s Recreational Craft Regulations (SI 2017:737) in preparation of the end of the transition period

BEIS releases a list of harmonised ISO standards

17 Dec 2020

At the end of this month the UK Transition Period ends and the UKCA mark starts to replace the CE mark on boats (and some components) subject to the phasing out as described here.

British Marine member to sail across the Atlantic ocean in aid of charities

[Member News] British Marine member to sail across the Atlantic ocean in aid of charities

17 Dec 2020

British Marine member and Director of WillMyBoatFloat.com, John-Kenneth Habbershaw, is taking on the huge challenge of sailing across the Atlantic ocean this December in a tiny boat in aid of various charities.

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[Member News] New E40i electric winch from Seldén Mast simplifies short-handed sailing

17 Dec 2020

Seldén Mast Ltd has introduced a new electric winch, the E40i, to the UK. Ideal for single or short-handed sailing, this three-speed winch can be operated by the helm with two fingers; one to start the winch and one to switch speeds.

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Member Hpi-CE Proof UK accredited as an approved body to conduct assessments for the UKCA mark

16 Dec 2020

With the UK having exited the EU and the Transition Period coming to an end in January 2021, the UK will see changes to regulations and certification bodies.

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Brexit negotiations come down to the wire with further guidance published

16 Dec 2020

British Marine is sharing the latest updates on the actions businesses and individuals need to take to get themselves ready for the end of the transition period.

Do you have what it takes

Do you have what it takes to be a British Marine Ambassador?

16 Dec 2020

There is still time to apply to be a British Marine Ambassador. If you have a passion for recreational boating, either as someone who works within the industry or as someone with close links (personally or professionally) and have a high level of experience, gravitas as well as a network to match, then we want to hear from you!

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New funding now available for businesses trading internationally

16 Dec 2020

British Marine members can now apply for the Export Academy – an initiative which went live earlier this week and was launched by the Department for International Trade (DIT).

[Member News] Wave International joins Cruising Association membership discount scheme

[Member News] Wave International joins Cruising Association membership discount scheme

16 Dec 2020

Two British Marine members, The Cruising Association (CA) and Wave International, have teamed up to offer members a range of discounted products that help protect the environment.

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MCA releases guidance on engine emissions

09 Dec 2020

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released two Marine Guidance Notes (MGN’s) to provide further clarity on what engine emissions need to be met by which vessels.

Managing UK Borders

BREXIT: Managing UK Borders – A Guide for Coastal & Tidal Marinas

08 Dec 2020

British Marine has received guidance from the UK Government regarding the procedures EU nationals will need to go through when arriving in the UK after the Brexit transition period.