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Philip Hammond MP

British Marine reports on Government's Spring Statement

14 Mar 2019

In the shadow of the ongoing Brexit pantomime, Philip Hammond rose to deliver his Spring Statement on Wednesday and reply to the forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility.


Brexit latest VAT Paid Status on Recreational Craft in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit

07 Mar 2019

General News

HMRC provide guidance on the VAT Paid Status of leisure craft in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal.


ADPR team to tackle monumental Jurassic walking challenge

28 Feb 2019

Member news

Marine and outdoor communications agency, ADPR, announces it is taking on one of the UK’s toughest walks, the Jurassic Coast Challenge, in aid of MIND – the mental health charity.

Plymouth Yacht Haven

TYHA awards world’s best marinas for 2018/19

28 Feb 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards.

Paul Heys

Remembering Paul Heys

28 Feb 2019

General News

Paul Heys, co-founder and Managing Director of Key Yachting, has sadly passed away.

Roger firth

British Marine announces the passing of Roger Firth

28 Feb 2019

General News

Roger Firth, the co-founder of R&D Marine and former Committee member of British Marine Engines and Equipment, sadly passed away on Friday 15 February, aged 72.


Brexit latest: Existing trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

28 Feb 2019

General News

The UK Government has published further guidance regarding future trade arrangements if an agreement with the EU has not been ratified and brought into force in time for exit day.

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New HSPV Voluntary Code ensures balance between passenger safety and fun

21 Feb 2019

Press release

This week sees the launch of the new and improved High Speed Passenger Vessel (HSPV) Voluntary Code of Practice. It delivers an updated and simple guide to best practice of high-speed charters, passenger sightseeing and adventure trips.

blaze a trail

Get behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019

21 Feb 2019

National Apprenticeship Week takes place between 4 to 8 March 2019, find out how you can get involved.

Green Blue

Now available: marine operator biosecurity toolkits

21 Feb 2019

The toolkits contain a variety of biosecurity resources to support the marine leisure industry in raising awareness of INNS and developing biosecurity site management plans.