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Boats 2020 presented by Southampton International Boat Show Ltd

06 Aug 2020

British Marine is delighted to announce that Southampton International Boat Show Ltd will present Boats 2020 at Mayflower Park, Southampton from 11 – 20 September 2020. This outdoor and on the water event will be a not-for-profit showcase of boats and equipment. The health, safety and security of exhibitors, visitors and colleagues will be its number one priority.

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Time to renew your British Marine membership

18 Jun 2020

For 2020/21 fees are being frozen at the same level as last year, and furthermore members have the option to renew membership now but defer payment until October 2020.

Tell us what you think: Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK Businesses

Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses

19 Mar 2020

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee has now launched an inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses and workers.

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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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The Green Blue's Boating Wildlife Awareness Week

05 Jun 2020

Watching wildlife carrying out their daily lives and enjoying their natural habitat is a rare treat that many of us boaters may take for granted. Whether you are sailing in the Solent or boating down the River Wey, there are always a plethora of animal sights and sounds to enjoy...

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

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

06 Jun 2019

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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

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British Marine Marina Conference sponsored by Walcon successfully delivered in Bournemouth

09 May 2019

General News

Ahead of the boating season, nearly 100 marina professionals gathered in Bournemouth to share knowledge, learn and network.