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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


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Scotland progresses to Phase 1 on Coronavirus Route Map

28 May 2020

Following this afternoon’s very welcome announcement by the Scottish Government that from tomorrow, the Coronavirus Route Map will move to Phase 1, British Marine Scotland is pleased to say that outdoor businesses, boatyard and marina operations can restart.


Marketing support offer for British Marine members

28 May 2020

In response to COVID-19 and the challenges faced by many, British Marine member extends offer of a half day copywriting or graphic design time and marketing audit service.

Back to business guidance documents now available

Back to business guidance documents now available

28 May 2020

The first of British Marine’s sectorial 'Back to Business' guidance is now available for members.


COVID-19 Back to Business Guide for inland hire and charter operations goes live

28 May 2020

As part of our ongoing COVID-19 work to help the industry get back to business, British Marine, with the support of members, have produced the latest guidance document for hire boat and charter operations.

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British Marine’s next webinar: Managing employees during COVID-19

28 May 2020

British Marine’s weekly webinar series continues on Thursday 4 June at 11am, with COVID-19: Managing employees during COVID-19. Members are encouraged to sign-up for free.

ICOMIA releases updated COVID-19 State of Industry report

ICOMIA releases updated COVID-19 State of Industry report

28 May 2020

ICOMIA, the international body for the leisure marine industry, has updated their COVID-19: State of the Industry report.


Have your say on the future of UK regulation

27 May 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a consultation on the Reforming Regulation Initiative.

UK Government set to introduce 14-day quarantine for arrivals

UK Government set to introduce 14 day quarantine for arrivals

27 May 2020

The Home Office has confirmed that new measures will shortly be in place at UK borders to prevent further cases of COVID-19.

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Important beach safety warning from RNLI - help spread the word

26 May 2020

RNLI lifeguards would usually be starting to patrol the UK’s beaches around now. But, because of COVID-19, they have had to suspend their lifeguard programme.


Reminder: Submit your claim for the COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Scheme

26 May 2020

Earlier this week, the UK Government’s COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Scheme went live.