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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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Successful British Marine Electrical & Electronic Association Conference

24 Oct 2019

Last week (15 October) saw the annual British Marine Electrical & Electronics Association (BMEEA) Conference take place. The Chairman, Derek Gilbert, opened the Conference by welcoming the speakers and special guests, including Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine; he also thanked the Event Sponsors, especially Victron Energy as Headline Sponsors of this year's event and welcomed a group of apprentices, invited to join the conference and to participate in a competition during the day.

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Rockley Watersports further develops its educational offering

24 Oct 2019

Member news

The new term saw British Marine member, Rockley Watersports, welcome new year one and returning year two BTEC students, as well as new Apprentices and NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport pupils to Rockley Point.

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GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool

24 Oct 2019

Member news

British Marine member GAC Pindar has joined forces with fellow British Marine member MarineShift360 to develop the first Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) tool to help the recreational and performance yachting world reduce its use of resources and cut waste, pollution and carbon emissions.

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Latest British Marine Scotland member survey shows confidence in the Scottish Marine Sector and the Marine Tourism Strategy

24 Oct 2019

British Marine Scotland undertook a survey of British Marine members in Scotland earlier this year. The Summary Report of the responses reveals an optimistic, confident sector, with more than half the respondents experiencing increased business and two thirds of members having development plans they would like to progress over the next five years.

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Commercial Marine members: Government to run a Making Better Licence Applications course

24 Oct 2019

Due to popular demand, the Government Export Control Organisation will run an extra Making Better Licence Applications course on 5 November 2019 in London.

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Record number of apprenticeships to be reviewed in engineering and manufacturing sector

24 Oct 2019

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has launched a wide-ranging review of technical education provision for Engineering and Manufacturing. This includes the Boatbuilding Apprenticeship under the Engineering and Manufacturing, Process and Control pathway.

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Save the date - British Marine Expo Spring 2020

17 Oct 2019

Next Spring 2020, the British Marine Expo returns to once again offer a packed two-day schedule of key industry talks and seminars set against a backdrop of learning, networking and business deals being done. It will feature popular events including the Superyacht UK Technical Seminar and British Marine Trades Association Dinner, as well as a trade showcase element.


Flotespace acquires Boata

17 Oct 2019

Member news

British Marine member, Flotespace, the boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has announced its acquisition of Boata, a charter boat booking company.

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Standards Access Update

17 Oct 2019

General News

British Marine has been made aware that some online standards providers are no longer providing full access and up to date standards.



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