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Announcing winner of British Marine Leisure Boating Customer Service Award 2019

26 Mar 2019

Sailing Holidays was today (26 March 2019) crowned the winner of the British Marine Leisure Boating Customer Service Award 2019, setting the standards for the industry. Runners up, ABC Leisure Group, was also praised for its achievements at the award presentation which took place at the inaugural British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services in Southampton.

Nominations open for British Marine Leisure Boating Customer Service Award 2019

31 Jan 2019

The award is open to nominations for British Marine members and is designed to highlight excellence in customer service amongst members. The winner will be announced at the networking event taking place at British Marine Expo.

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Government launches consultation reviewing Marine Licensing Requirements

08 Nov 2018

DEFRA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority, as administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

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Remembering Harry Arnold MBE

08 Nov 2018

British Marine are saddened to report the death of Inland Waterway journalist, author, photographer and campaigner Harry Arnold MBE

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New Package Travel Regulations - know your legal responsibilities

05 Jul 2018

British Marine issues a reminder to its membership about the new Package Travel Regulations that came into effect on 1 July 2018. Find out more about these important changes and what you need to check to remain compliant.

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Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner

11 Jan 2018

The British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner took place on Wednesday 10 January. Find out which companies collected one of the prestigious awards on offer on the night.

Inland boating to make an impressive return to London Boat Show 2018

06 Dec 2017

Inland boating is set to make an impressive return to the London Boat Show 2018 and British Marine provides more information on these exciting plans.

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CRT launches online mooring policy review

10 Nov 2017

The Canal & River Trust is reviewing its online moorings policy and this may have an impact on British Marine member businesses. Find out more about the plans and how members can get involved with British Marine's work on this review.

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

General News

Boatbuilders, marine engineers and marine equipment manufacturers are just some of the businesses who can benefit from newly available grants through the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

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R&D tax relief advice from Smith & Williamson

13 Jun 2019

Member news

Research & Development (R&D) tax relief applies to more business processes and design work in the marine industry than many companies are claiming for.

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MCA releases second consultation on implementation of the review of Domestic Passenger Vessels “Grandfather Rights”

06 Jun 2019

General News

This second consultation on the review of “Grandfather Rights” seeks your views on the proposals as revised since the first consultation. These requirements are intended to be applied retrospectively to the Domestic Passenger Fleet.

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TYHA announces new Chairman

23 May 2019

General News

Colin Watts was elected the new Chairman of The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) at the association's recent AGM and takes over from Simon Haigh of Quay Marinas. His appointment coincides with his 20th year as a TYHA director.

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Don’t miss this year’s THYA Summer Marinas Networking Tour, sponsored by Inland & Coastal Marina Systems

15 May 2019

This year’s The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Summer Marinas Networking Tour, sponsored by Inland & Coastal Marina Systems will take place in the West Country from Wednesday 19 - Thursday 20 June 2019. It will consist of visits to seven marinas via VIP coach, followed by a fantastic boat trip around Plymouth Sound.

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Join British Marine at Crick Boat Show

15 May 2019

General News

Crick Boat Show, now in its 20th year, takes place Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May showcasing the inland waterways sector. British Marine will have a dedicated membership stand at the Show which will be located within the Waterways World Boating Marquee, stand number WW86.

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Suffolk Yacht Harbour installs Seabin & EV charging point

09 May 2019

Member news

Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) has installed a Seabin and two electric vehicle (EV) charging points at its marina located on the River Orwell in Suffolk.

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TYHA AGM - 15 May 2019

09 May 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association’s (TYHA) annual AGM takes place next week on Wednesday 15 May in Shepperton and is open to all TYHA members.

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Marine industry invited to enter inaugural Maritime UK Awards

09 May 2019

General News

British Marine calls on the marine industry to enter the inaugural Maritime UK Awards. A brand-new, national awards programme celebrating the breadth of the UK’s £37.4bn maritime sector was launched recently by Maritime UK.

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New campaign focuses on antifouling

09 May 2019

General News

Boat owners are being urged to ‘Protect, Collect and Dispose’ as part of a new initiative promoting best practice for antifouling vessels.