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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


Marine Salary Survey

Marine Resources launches marine salary survey 2022

23 Jun 2022

Specialist recruitment consultancy, Marine Resources, is looking to re-assess the post-pandemic marine industry landscape, creating a centralised resource where businesses and employees can benchmark salaries within the marine industry.


Pantaenius UK partnership with Wetwheels - Solent Platinum Jubilee Celebration

23 Jun 2022

General News

The Wetwheels Foundation proudly announces that leading yacht and motorboat insurer Pantaenius UK is the supporting partner for The Wetwheels Foundation, as part of celebrations for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Cowes on Saturday 6 August 2022.


UKSA announces record number of funded places for children in 2021 through new Isle of Wight campaign

23 Jun 2022

General News

UKSA has today announced that during 2021, it funded 3,275 young people on water-based adventures, a record for the charity. This includes 1,400 Year 6 students from the Isle of Wight who took part in its Test the Water programme. These are just two of the key findings from UKSA’s new ‘Did you know?’ campaign, which launches across the Island from today.


Introducing Fairline’s line-up for the Southampton International Boat Show 2022

23 Jun 2022

General News

British luxury motor yacht manufacturer Fairline has announced its line-up for this year’s Southampton International Boat Show 16-25 September 2022, which includes two show debuts.

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Halyard helps boat builders protect the environment with Wave MiniBOSS IMO Bilge Filter

23 Jun 2022

General News

Halyard will be showing the latest model of Wave International’s MiniBOSS IMO bilge filter system on stand F121 at Seaworks.

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Online CPD Courses available… On demand, any time for just £20 each!

23 Jun 2022

Since the cost of living has risen considerably, we have chosen to keep our training courses affordable. Our online learning solution is available for members and non members to refresh their existing knowledge base or learn a new skill entirely!


British Marine publishes its latest annual industry statistics showing the impact of COVID-19 on boating and watersports in the UK

23 Jun 2022

British Marine has published the latest edition of its annual economic report, Key Performance Indicators for the Leisure, Superyacht & Small Commercial Marine Industry (2020-21), evaluating the size, performance and health of the industry following the COVID-19 pandemic and its extraordinary effect on boating and watersports in the UK.

MTA business of the year 2022 Marine Resources

Hundreds celebrate industry winners at the British Marine Marine Trades Association awards dinner

23 Jun 2022

After two and a half years without the infamous British Marine Trades Association (MTA) awards dinner featuring in the diary, the much-loved event made a celebratory return on Monday 20 June 2022 in Southampton.

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Have your say: Complete this consultation on changes to business rates valuations

23 Jun 2022

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has launched a consultation on transitional arrangements to help businesses adjust to their new business rates following the next round revaluations which will take place in April 2023.

Crick Boat Show

Crowds flock to 23rd Crick Boat Show

23 Jun 2022

General News

Over 23,000 people visited the 23rd Crick Boat Show, which took place at Crick Marina near Daventry in Northamptonshire, across the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend, 2-5 June 2022.