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The British Marine Knowledge Centre comprises of useful articles and information to help its members in the Marine industry concerning Technical Issues, Legal and Finance, Environmental and Boating Facilities, Training, Statistics and Market Research, International Development, Marketing, External Relations and Business Support.

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Boating Participation

Last updated: 05/03/2015

Key statistics on participation in boating and watersports activities in the UK. British Marine is a champion for developing access to and participation in boating and other watersports activities, through its On the Water programme and associated research and promotional activities. As a result, British Marine regularly quantifies levels of participation in marine activities in the UK.

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UK Marine Industry Economic Indicators

Last updated: 05/03/2015

Key statistics detailing the economic performance of the UK marine industry. The Scottish marine industry is a vibrant component of the UK marine industry, generating over £100 million in expenditures and supporting over 2,500 jobs.

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Superyacht Market

Last updated: 05/03/2015

The superyacht market is one of the UK's fastest growing sectors, and one of British Marine's strongest membership sectors, covering businesses from naval architects and design firms to boat building powerhouses like Pendennis, Sunseeker and Princess.

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UK Marine Industry Economic Indicators

Last updated: 05/03/2015

The UK marine industry is a substantial contributor to UK GPD, generating direct revenues of approximately £3 billion, adding £2 billion in gross value added towards UK GDP, as well as contributing a further £2 billion revenue and £4 billion in value added through its connection to wider tourism activities.

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Boat Manufacturing in the UK

Last updated: 05/03/2015

The UK is a leading manufacturer of leisure boats, covering dinghies, sailboats and power boats, to canal boats, cruisers and superyachts. british Marine supply key statistics for the UK's leading boat manufacturing sector.

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