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MCA provisionally appointing conformity assessment bodies (CABs) to ensure current MED equipment is re-certified to UKCA mark by January 2023 deadline

19 May 2022

Following a meeting in March where industry informed the MCA there was not enough capacity to re certify all the necessary equipment to allow market continuity for the GB marketplace, the MCA held another meeting on the 4 May and made the following announcement.

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The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has updated various statutory guidance documents including for the recreational craft regulations 2017

19 May 2022

OPSS have updated several of the guidance documents with further information and clarifications on what actions businesses must take if non-compliance with the regulations is found.

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Save the date London Luxury Afloat 2023 Ticket information coming soon

16 May 2022

Following the huge success of the inaugural London Luxury Afloat boat show, organisers British Marine are delighted to announce it will be back, bigger and better in 2023.

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MAIB Investigation into the Broads Diamond Emblem 1 Hire Boat fatality

09 May 2022

Following the release of the MAIB’s report yesterday (05 May 2022) investigating the incident onboard the hire boat motor cruiser, ‘Diamond Emblem 1’, on the Broads in August 2020, which tragically resulted in a fatal overboard accident, a number of recommendations have been made to stakeholders to minimise the risk of a tragedy of this nature happening again.

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New report from the IMO’s Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) Committee

20 Apr 2022

Following the ninth session of the IMO’s Pollution Prevention and Response Sub-Committee (PPR) held from 4-8 April, ICOMIA released its summary report.

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British Marine announces Welcome Afloat spotlight course for May

20 Apr 2022

Welcome Afloat is a highly practical customer service training course, using varied active training styles to give participants the skills and knowledge they can immediately use in the workplace.

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LLA A MINI MONACO IN THE HEART OF THE CAPITAL Full show line up

19 Apr 2022

We are just days away from the first ever London Luxury Afloat showcase when some of the most luxurious sail, power and superyachts will be descending upon the iconic St. Katharine Docks, London (21-24 April).

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There is still time to get your London Luxury Afloat Tickets

14 Apr 2022

With just one week to go until the first ever London Luxury Afloat showcase, tickets are still available offering discerning boat buyers a unique opportunity to view some of the very best in high end, luxury sailing, motor and superyachts in the heart of the capital.

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In case you missed it! Submit your annual marine turnover declaration before 29 April

07 Apr 2022

If you have not submitted your declaration yet, please read below for some key, essential guidance on submitting your declaration to us.

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Two new LOGOS reports available for British Marine members covering EU regulations and current and upcoming environmental legislation, consultations and trends

07 Apr 2022

Two new quarterly reports from LOGOS are available for British Marine members to download: ICOMIA LOGOS report March 2022, and IMEC/ICOMIA LOGOS

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Save the date London Luxury Afloat 2023 Ticket information coming soon

16 May 2022

Following the huge success of the inaugural London Luxury Afloat boat show, organisers British Marine are delighted to announce it will be back, bigger and better in 2023.

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MAIB Investigation into the Broads Diamond Emblem 1 Hire Boat fatality

09 May 2022

Following the release of the MAIB’s report yesterday (05 May 2022) investigating the incident onboard the hire boat motor cruiser, ‘Diamond Emblem 1’, on the Broads in August 2020, which tragically resulted in a fatal overboard accident, a number of recommendations have been made to stakeholders to minimise the risk of a tragedy of this nature happening again.

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LLA A MINI MONACO IN THE HEART OF THE CAPITAL Full show line up

19 Apr 2022

We are just days away from the first ever London Luxury Afloat showcase when some of the most luxurious sail, power and superyachts will be descending upon the iconic St. Katharine Docks, London (21-24 April).

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There is still time to get your London Luxury Afloat Tickets

14 Apr 2022

With just one week to go until the first ever London Luxury Afloat showcase, tickets are still available offering discerning boat buyers a unique opportunity to view some of the very best in high end, luxury sailing, motor and superyachts in the heart of the capital.

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Bringing the very best of luxury yachting to the heart of the capital

17 Mar 2022

British Marine, the team behind the hugely popular Southampton International Boat Show, is delighted to unveil London Luxury Afloat a brand-new showcase event aimed at the discerning boat buyer featuring more than 30 well-appointed sailing, motor and super yachts from leading brands including Oyster, Sunseeker, Fairline, Pearl Yachts and Azimut.

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Inaugural British Marine National Conference heralded a great success

17 Mar 2022


The inaugural British Marine National Conference concluded yesterday (16 March) following a jampacked two days full of inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and celebrations.

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Winners of the British Marine and Boating Business Awards 2022 revealed

17 Mar 2022


As part of the inaugural British Marine Conference, marine businesses and professionals from across the UK were celebrated at the British Marine & Boating Business Awards.

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Ed Balls confirmed as headline economist at the British Marine National Conference

18 Jan 2022

British Marine are delighted to announce that the former Shadow Chancellor, academic, author and broadcaster Ed Balls will be presenting an essential keynote speech, forecasting the future economic landscape for the marine industry.

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Return of Scottish Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism Cross Party Group

10 Nov 2021

Last month saw the return of the Scottish Parliment Cross Party Group on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism. The group had to be re-registered following the Scottish Parliament election earlier this year and we are delighted to report that the Cross Party Group on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism will again continue. Stuart McMillan MSP will continue as Convenor with a new vice-convenor Elena Whitham MSP (for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley).

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Selling CE marked products into the EU? New rules come into force on 16 July

12 Jul 2021

British Marine wants to ensure that all UK exporters to the EU are aware that the EU Regulation on Market Surveillance and Compliance of Products (2019/1020) will apply from 16 July 2021.