Press Releases

See the latest press releases from British Marine:


First attraction announced for new Boating and Watersports Holiday Show

25 May 2017

We’re excited to unveil our first attraction for the brand new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, which forms part of 2018's London Boat Show! At the centre of this innovative new Show will be an interactive area dedicated to inland holidays. If you are interested in exhibiting, make sure you don't miss out on the 31 May deadline for the Early Commitment Discount!

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Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017

15 May 2017

Returning for its 49th year, read how the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities with an array of exciting on the water features at this year’s biggest festival of boating.

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James Ward named new Chairman of British Marine's Membership & Marketing Committee

09 May 2017

Read how James Ward, Managing Director at Marine Resources, has been appointed Chairman of British Marine’s Membership & Marketing Committee at an important time for the membership organisation, as it sets out clear goals for the future.

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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.


Young Brits look to UK’s coastline, canals and lakes to enjoy physical pursuits on a regular basis

06 Apr 2017

Understand today's boaters and their behaviours. An increasing amount of people are going boating - maximise this opportunity and download the Watersports Participation Survey now.

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British Marine Boat Shows win prestigious award

31 Mar 2017

Read how British Marine Boat Shows, organisers of the Southampton and London Boat Show, were named Best Operations Team 2017 at the prestigious Exhibition News (EN) Awards at ExCeL London.


The London Boat Show unveils changed Show for 2018

30 Mar 2017

Read how the London Boat Show 2018 will draw on its rich heritage, located in one of the world’s most iconic Capital cities, whilst firmly setting a new course to inspire and excite visitors for years to come.

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British Marine comments on the Budget

09 Mar 2017

British Marine comments on the Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget statement and highlights some of the key stories from it.


Brexit Update - January 2017

30 Jan 2017

British Marine's Andrew Harries provides his latest update on the Brexit discussions and what British Marine is doing to support its members.

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