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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




Download the 2021 update on the National Agenda Here


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Ed Balls confirmed as headline economist at the British Marine National Conference

18 Jan 2022

British Marine are delighted to announce that the former Shadow Chancellor, academic, author and broadcaster Ed Balls will be presenting an essential keynote speech, forecasting the future economic landscape for the marine industry.


BOOT Dusseldorf 2022 cancelled

06 Jan 2022

General News

With the increased rates of the Omicron variant and further restrictions that have been implemented in Germany, this has resulted in the cancellation of boot Dusseldorf 2022 due to take place 22​- 30 ​January.

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British Marine welcomes Simon Taylorson to the team

06 Jan 2022

General News

A message from the new Commercial Director at British Marine


New guidance on the reporting of vessels arriving to the UK and what users are to do when arriving and leaving the UK

06 Jan 2022

HMRC have released these documents to inform people of the requirements that they will need to meet, as the requirements have changed as of 1 January 2022.

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Henri-Lloyd proudly partners with the Green Blue Business Directory

06 Jan 2022

Passionate about producing high-quality, sustainable products, Henri-Lloyd creates stylish pieces made to last and believes in multi-functional clothing which can be used for various outdoor activities.

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MCA consultation for the inclusion of new guidance for meeting the needs of persons with reduced mobility on small passenger vessels

06 Jan 2022

The reason for looking to publish an Amended version of the MGN is to update it in certain areas due to changes in legislation (as bits are now outdated), documentation, practice and also obtain the views of interested parties.

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Motorsports Industry Association Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference postponed

06 Jan 2022

General News

British Marine is sad to hear that the Motorsports Industry Association (MIA) Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference has been postponed until 23 March, we look forward to supporting the conference on its new date.

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Wellness Over Waves unique project vessel to return home

06 Jan 2022

The only surviving Operation Dynamo sailing yacht built in the boatyard of David Hillyard of Littlehampton is to return to its home port as the principle project vessel for the British Marine member Wellness Over Waves foundation’s work in the UK.

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BEIS releases guidance documents on UKCA marking for overseas businesses placing goods on the UK market

06 Jan 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released guidance and information to help raise more awareness about the UK’s new regulatory regime for manufactured goods to ensure that overseas businesses can continue to place goods on the UK market.

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BOAT International Media acquires Boating Communications

06 Jan 2022

General News

Leading superyacht multimedia, events and intelligence company BOAT International Media (BOAT), today announces its acquisition of data, digital and B2B media organisation Boating Communications, publisher of International Boat Industry (IBI) magazine.