Association News

Passenger Boat Association

PLA request information from Lower Thames PBA members

18 May 2017

Following a recent Port of London Authority (PLA) consultation on the changes to Bye Law 49 and a workshop on sewage discharge prevention, the PLA has requested information from Lower Thames passenger vessel operators. Read how you can get involved. The deadline is 29 May 2017.

TR 116 Front

New Technical Report 116

27 Apr 2017

The new Technical Report is out, issue number 16. Containing information on the new and now only applicable Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU, an up-to-date list of Harmonised Standards, news from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, health and safety advice and much more.

BMF Thames Valley

British Marine responds to Thames Water’s £20m fine

25 Mar 2017

Read how British Marine welcomes last week's decision to fine Thames Water £20m after the water company pumped nearly 1.5 billion litres of untreated sewage into the River Thames and calls for the money to be reinvested.

River Thames Guide App Screenshot

The essential app for the River Thames

23 Jan 2017

British Marine Thames Valley, a regional association within British Marine, is pleased to announce the next phase of its mobile App project. Working in partnership with the River Thames Guide, members will now be able to promote their businesses to more than 15,000 of the River Thames Guide App; with on-line and off-line versions for iOS, Android and Amazon, every river user can take advantage of the only app dedicated to leisure on the River Thames.

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Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts exclusive yacht for smash hit Sky Atlantic drama Riviera

23 Jun 2017

Former crowned Superyacht UK Young Designer, Dastinas Steponenas, has unveiled an eye-catching superyacht called ECTHETA designed in honour of new Sky Atlantic series, ‘Riviera’. Approached by Sky Atlantic with this project, British Marine, through its association Superyacht UK, took the opportunity to promote this young talent. The winner of the 2016 edition of the prestigious design competition was hand-picked to design an exclusive yacht befitting of the new smash hit drama.


Enterprise Europe Network - partner opportunity alert

22 Jun 2017

Read about an exciting new opportunity which has arisen for British boatbuilders and designers to team up with an Italian partner to help design and build modular composite workboats. The deadline for expressions of interest is 31 August 2017.

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The Gas Appliance Directive to be replaced by a New Gas Appliance Regulation

22 Jun 2017

Are you a gas appliance manufacturer or distributor? Read how the new regulation, which comes into force on 21 April 2018, includes several important updates to the existing requirements in the Gas Appliances Directive 2009 /142/EC which could impact your business.

Thames Festival

Opportunities for members to showcase products at Thames Traditional Boat Festival

22 Jun 2017

General News

At this year's Thames Traditional Boat Festival, three British Marine regional associations are joining forces to create interactive attractions which could offer you a further way to gain exposure and drive sales to your business.


Latest Mercedes-Benz offer exclusively for British Marine members

22 Jun 2017

General News

Through Mercedes-Benz Affinity, British Marine members can enjoy all the benefits of the latest models for less than expected. Read how Mercedes-Benz Affinity is offering British Marine members the same terms it would offer its large corporate fleet customers.

Family activities at the Southampton Boat Show

Families set for a 'Swashbuckling' good time at this year's Southampton Boat Show

22 Jun 2017

Read how British Marine Boat Shows is enlisting the help of a star personality from hit children's programme, Swashbuckle, to entice more families to this year's Show.


Southampton Boat Show welcomes as official title sponsor

20 Jun 2017

British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce a partnership deal with for the world-class Southampton Boat Show. The two-year deal will see the 2017 and 2018 editions of the event be known as Southampton Boat Show.


Discovery Yachts Group acquire Southerly Yachts

15 Jun 2017

Member news

Read how British Marine member, Discovery Yachts Group, has announced the acquisition of the Southerly range of swing keel sailing yachts.


MEMBERS BE AWARE - distribution of scam emails

15 Jun 2017

General News

A number of our members have reported receiving emails from a sender called Christopher Lee, with the subject title ‘British Marine – Leading the Industry’. The email is offering targeted databases for your marketing campaigns. Please be aware, this email is NOT from British Marine or any of our suppliers or partners and we have no relationship with the sender.

Cheetah Marine

British Marine announce first ever research into UK's small commercial marine sector

15 Jun 2017

British Marine has published key findings for the UK’s small commercial marine sector in response to member’s call for a clear barometer measuring the performance of the entire sector. Find out how further extensive research will be exclusively available to members to assist with their future business planning.


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