See the latest news and press releases from British Marine and from around the industry:

Obituary: Johnathan Howe

27 Apr 2017

General News

British Marine is saddened to hear of the passing of Johnathan Howe. Former solicitor at British Marine member, Lester Aldridge, Johnathan played an active role in many of British Marine’s committees and associations. This includes the Membership & Marketing Committee, Insurance Financial & Legal Services Committee and British Marine Wessex.

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On your doorstep, British Marine magazine Spring 2017

27 Apr 2017

General News

If you haven’t already received it, the latest issue of the British Marine magazine will be delivered to members shortly. However, the online version is now available to download and share, exclusively for members. Read how membership has propelled nine businesses to success, plus much more.


What is the new Boatbuilder Standard Diploma?

27 Apr 2017

The new City & Guilds 2473 Diploma in Boatbuilding is an apprenticeship programme designed to develop the professional standard required of people working as boatbuilders. Read about the first approved centre in the country to deliver this new qualification.

Boat Distribution & Retail

New video to promote the industry’s progressive DIY Safe Anti-fouling Initiative

27 Apr 2017

General News

Following the launch of the new joint DIY Safe Anti-Fouling Initiative earlier this year at the London Boat Show 2017, a new video has been released to broadcast the initiative's key messages. The project is being delivered by the British Coatings Federation (BCF), British Marine and the RYA.


New guidance published to help employers recruit apprentices

27 Apr 2017

New apprenticeship funding rules and management processes are being introduced for new apprenticeships starting from May 2017. Read the various invaluable guides which have been produced by the Government to help employers fully understand the new rules and processes.

Inland Boating

British Marine supports inland members with brand new video

27 Apr 2017

The video has been designed to support and benefit the many of you who operate in the inland sector and the wealth of inland events taking place throughout the forthcoming boating season. To make sure the video achieves its full potential and is watched by hundreds of your potential future customers, we need as many of you as possible to help us promote and share the video across your social media, website and email campaigns. Find out how.

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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.

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MSN 1869 (M) safety management code for domestic passenger ships

20 Apr 2017

Find out which practices companies will need to implement in their safety management of domestic passenger ships.


New sea time requirements added for Certification for Deck Officers on commercial and private yachts

20 Apr 2017

Read how all seagoing service must be approved by either Nautilus or the PYA from 24 May 2017.


Wanted: Boat photos for the Southampton Boat Show 2017

20 Apr 2017

General News

Do you have enticing photos of power or sail boats and are exhibiting at the Southampton Boat Show 2017? Read how your photo could become the focal point of the Show's marketing and advertising campaign.



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