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Boat Ownership in the UK

Last updated: 05/03/2015

British Marine holds a number of statistical sources providing insight into boat ownership in the UK.

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UK Coastal and Inland Marinas

Last updated: 05/03/2015

Key statistics for the UK's dynamic inland and coastal marina sector. The UK's marina sector is a crucial component of the marine industry, acting as a hub for watersports and boating activity by providing safe storage and servicing for vessels, access to coastal waters and the inland waterways, and facilitating the movement of vessels along the coast and around inland networks.

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Exports

Last updated: 05/03/2015

Key statistics on UK marine exports. Exports provide a key component of the British marine industry. In 2013/14, exports accounted for 28% of all marine industry revenue, 43% of which come from the Eurozone, with the US the second strongest market for UK companies, accounting for 15% of export revenue. Of these exports boat manufacture consistently brings in over half of UK export revenue.

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Inland Hire Boat Market

Last updated: 05/03/2015

This UK's inland hire boat sector provides a huge variety of boats for hire on the inland lakes, lochs, rivers and canals managed by the UK's local authorities and inland navigation authorities, the largest of which are the Canal and RiverTrust (CRT), the Environment Agency, the Broads Authority, the Port of London Authority and Scottish Canals.

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Passenger Boat Market

Last updated: 05/03/2015

Key statistics on the UK passenger boat market. The UK's passenger boat sector provides a wide range of leisure boating experiences on rivers, lakes and coastal waters across the UK.

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