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British Marine and RYA highlight potential new costs of trading second-hand vessels between the UK and EU

British Marine and RYA highlight potential new costs of trading second-hand vessels between the UK and EU

10 Mar 2021

Following the release of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, British Marine and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have been working to understand the impact of various aspects of the agreement on both the marine industry and recreational boat owners.

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The Yacht Harbour Association updates their website with a new look and more functionalities

10 Mar 2021

The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) has updated its website with a new look and even more functionalities.

[Member News] Andrew Simpson Foundation launches new water-based diploma in Sport and Physical Activity

[Member News] Andrew Simpson Foundation launches new water-based diploma in Sport and Physical Activity

10 Mar 2021

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is pleased to have recently launched a new water-based vocational diploma in Sports and Physical Activity (Outdoors).

Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of Exchequer success on red diesel and further COVID-19 support for businesses

Chancellor’s Budget delivers success on the continued use of red diesel and provides further COVID-19 support for businesses

04 Mar 2021

Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, the Chancellor pledged to do “whatever it takes” to support businesses and individuals throughout the pandemic.

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British Marine reacts to Spring Budget 2021 Red letter day for the marine industry

03 Mar 2021

After months of extensive consultation and discussion with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), I am delighted that the Chancellor has today announced that the entitlement to use red diesel will be maintained for all commercial boat operators and for private pleasure craft users in Great Britain.

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Register NOW for our upcoming webinar on the reopening of the marine industry in England

03 Mar 2021

British Marine members are invited to attend a webinar on Thursday 11 March at 11am dedicated to the COVID-19 roadmap and what this means for the gradual reopening of the marine industry in England.

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COVID-19: Reopening of the marine industry in England

03 Mar 2021

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 22 February outlining the roadmap of when restrictions are likely to be eased across England, British Marine met with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to clarify the guidance specific to the leisure marine industry.

MCA release an open consultation to seek industry views on the MGN 645 (M) Load Line Length policy clarification

MCA release an open consultation to seek industry views on the MGN 645 (M) Load Line Length policy clarification

03 Mar 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) released an open consultation on 24 February 2021 seeking the views of industry on a Marine Guidance Notice (MGN) which clarifies the UK policy when determining load line length on vessel hullforms featuring cut-outs, removable end sections, and bathing platforms.

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New guidance available for UK businesses recruiting internationally

03 Mar 2021

The Home Office has recently published further guidance about the freedom of movement with the EU that ended on 1 January 2021 and the new points-based immigration system.

ICOMIA publish a report from the IMO’s Human Element Training and Watchkeeping sub-committee meeting

ICOMIA publish a report from the IMO’s Human Element Training and Watchkeeping sub-committee meeting

03 Mar 2021

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) held its 7th session of the Sub-Committee on Human Element Training and Watchkeeping (HTW) virtually between 15 -19 February 2021.