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Important information if you sell solid fuel – Government make changes to legislation to improve air quality

27 Feb 2020

British Marine members selling solid fuel should be made aware of recent Government announcements regarding the burning of such fuels for domestic heating purposes.

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Last chance to have your say on the consultation on the proposed changes to the existing published Code for the Design, Construction and Operation of Hire Boats

20 Feb 2020

The consultation on the proposed changes to the existing published Code for the Design, Construction and Operation of Hire Boats (the Hire Boat Code) is nearly over, companies who will be affected by its application only have three weeks to read, assess and respond to the consultation.

Marina of the year

Last chance to enter the Marina of the Year Awards

22 Aug 2019

Over the last few months berth holders up and down the country have been placing their votes for their favourite marina, in Towergate's Marina of the Year 2019 in partnership with the Gold Anchor Scheme and TYHA.

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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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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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The Global Marina Institute (GMI) accredits more marina professionals from around the world

24 Jan 2019

Read about the latest three marina professionals to be accredited following another successful Advanced Marina Management course.

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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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TYHA celebrates 30 years of the Gold Anchor scheme with second member to achieve the highest accreditation in the Scheme

01 Nov 2018

On the final day of the ICOMIA World Marina Conference in Athens, Flisvos Marina was awarded 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, the highest level of the scheme and distinguishes the marina as one of the best in the world.

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TYHA with 50 marina professionals consider the future role of marinas

25 Oct 2018

The TYHA Council and TYHA members gathered at the Harleyford Estate to view the new marina basins and consider the future. What will the future marina customer look like and what products will meet their needs?

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Richardson's Boating Holidays Co-Founder Robert Richardson has passed away

25 Oct 2018


Richard 'Bobby' Richardson, co-founder of Richardson's Boating Holidays and winner of the Marine Trades Association / Boating Business Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, has died after suffering a stroke, aged 95.

British Marine News for your sector

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

General News

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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R&D tax relief advice from Smith & Williamson

13 Jun 2019

Member news

Research & Development (R&D) tax relief applies to more business processes and design work in the marine industry than many companies are claiming for.

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

06 Jun 2019

General News

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

General News

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

General News

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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Suffolk Yacht Harbour installs Seabin & EV charging point

09 May 2019

Member news

Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) has installed a Seabin and two electric vehicle (EV) charging points at its marina located on the River Orwell in Suffolk.

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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

General News

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

General News

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