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lesley robinsonDisrupted times offer great opportunity, provided you are prepared and bold enough to drive the agenda. This is why we have embraced an ambitious and exciting vision – a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone. It summarises our realistic ambition for British Marine’s members out to 2025 and beyond.

To drive that vision into reality, British Marine has created its first National Agenda. It is an achievable and measurable plan that has been carefully crafted by our executive team in close collaboration
with elected member representatives.

We promise that:

  • The National Agenda is an assertive plan that is being implemented now and against which we will regularly measure, report and update.
  • British Marine’s deep skills and resources will be directed towards areas of most impact for members.
  • Members will be placed front and centre of all British Marine activities with service that is personalised to needs, easily accessible and always available.
  • Quality will pervade everything we do, to provide the best membership experiences and influence the raising of standards across the whole industry.

Summarising, our Mission is to deliver outstanding services, representation and products to promote the sustainable success of our members.

This National Agenda is a clear declaration of British Marine’s determination to play a significant and measurable role in supporting you, our members. I commend it to you as our pole star for a bright
future and look forward to your input and engagement in coming months.

Lesley Robinson

CEO, British Marine

Download our full National Agenda here


British Marine is conducting research on the economic and social benefits of boating in the UK – we need your help!

26 Nov 2020

British Marine is asking members to invite their customers and contacts to take part in a vital survey to collect data for a large report examining the economic, social and health benefits of boating and watersports in the UK and the contribution that they make to wellbeing.

Chancellor sets out details of Spending Review

26 Nov 2020

Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer outlined details of the Spending Review which explains what the UK Government will spend on key areas of the economy such as health, education and transport next year.

Register NOW for our upcoming webinar on immigration and the new work requirements from January 2021

26 Nov 2020

British Marine is pleased to announce that its next Brexit webinar will cover the changing work-based requirements and the points-based immigration system.

The UK Government announces new Tier system and rules starting on 2 December for England

26 Nov 2020

The Government has announced that a renewed and slightly tweaked three Tier system will be replacing England’s national lockdown on 2 December 2020.

UK Government publishes additional advice to help businesses prepare for January 2021

25 Nov 2020

Earlier this week, the Business Secretary wrote to specific business sectors, including the tourism and advanced manufacturing sectors, encouraging them to prepare for the end of the transition period.

British Marine is supporting Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2020

25 Nov 2020

This week is Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness Week and British Marine is urging all members to stay CO safe during lockdown and the winter ahead.

Maritime Autonomous Systems and Regulatory Working Group releases updated code of practice and information on its 2021 conference

25 Nov 2020

The Maritime Autonomous Systems and Regulatory Working Group (MASRWG) has released the 4th version of the code of practice.

[Member News] Wave International launches new oily water separator - designed for ships, working boats and superyachts

25 Nov 2020

A new version of the highly popular Wave MiniBOSS IMO bilge water separator is now available.

Apprenticeship success at Emsworth Yacht Harbour

25 Nov 2020

Jessie Wooden, a member of the Harbour team at Emsworth Yacht Harbour, has recently completed her Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship working with Paragon Training.

New Certified Marina Manager recognised and Marina Managers

25 Nov 2020

British Marine is delighted to announce the award of Certified Marine Manager (CMM) to Graeme Galbraith of James Watt Dock Marina.