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UKSA

UKSA reports increased demand for Professional Yachtmaster Offshore programme

10 Apr 2019

Member news

UKSA, the charity and maritime training centre based in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has reported a growing demand for their Professional Yachtmaster Offshore qualification as the entry level programme to the professional yachting industry.

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Towergate Insurance sponsor Marina of the Year 2019

10 Apr 2019

General News

Towergate Insurance have teamed up with The Yacht Harbour Association as the lead sponsor of the prestigious Marina of the Year 2019 awards, further showing their support for the marine industry, marinas and berth holders alike.

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Applications open for an Exhibitor Representative position

10 Apr 2019

General News

Applications are now open for an Exhibitor Representative position on the Board of Directors for the British Marine Group. The application window closes at 5pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019.

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The MCA releases MIN 590 Amendment 1 - UK conformity assessment procedures for marine equipment - UK's Withdrawal from the EU

10 Apr 2019

General News

The MCA has released a Marine Information Notice (MIN 590) informing businesses and seafarers on the UK’s conformity assessment and acceptance procedures for marine equipment for UK ships in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

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HSE releases updated guidance on woodworking

10 Apr 2019

General News

Following a rise in accident figures from woodworking, the HSE has released updated guidelines, plus COSHH information sheets and standards.

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Haslar Marina celebrates English Tourism Week with local MP

10 Apr 2019

General News

As English Tourism Week drew to a close last week, British Marine member, Dean & Reddyhoff played host to Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage at Haslar Marina on Friday.

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British Marine signs new title sponsor for Southampton International Boat Show 2019

04 Apr 2019

British Marine is delighted to announce that it has signed a title sponsorship agreement with member Borrow A Boat for Southampton International Boat Show 2019

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Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson, visits E. P. Barrus

04 Apr 2019

Member news

The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP visited British Marine member E. P. Barrus, a market leader in the marine industry with expertise in specialist applications and engineering support and a supplier of custom-built engines and engine support services to the Ministry of Defence.

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Join the trailblazer group for composite level 2 apprenticeship standard

04 Apr 2019

Express your interest in the cross industry trailblazer group to start developing a level 2 composite laminator engineering apprenticeship standard.

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Boating tourism on the rise, contributing over £6 billion to the UK economy

04 Apr 2019

New figures out today from British Marine, the leading trade association for the UK leisure marine industry, highlight how the marine sector has created close to £6bn in sales from boating related tourism* expenditure in 2018, a 65% growth since 2013. In 2018, the average boating and watersport tourist spent just over £47 a day for fun out on the water, an increase from £45.70 in 2013. Londoners and those from the South East, South West and the Midlands spent the most on boating related tourism.

 

 

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