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British Marine, is the magazine for British Marine members and is produced by British Marine.

This features-led magazine covers aspects of member benefits, marine industry themes, British Marine event initiatives and detailed information on British Marine's world-leading Southampton Boat Show. 

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magazine spring 27Issue 27 -  Spring 2020

In Focus: Sustainability at British Marine events including Southampton International Boat Show

Plus: British Marine Expo highlights, net-zero emissions and what it means for the marine industry, Sea-Changers, Spirit Yachts and Meet the Team with Jon White.

British Marine Magazine Spring 2020

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Issue 26 -  Winter 2019

In Focus: Lesley Robinson, CEO on British Marine's National Agenda 

Plus: DAME Design Awards, Meet the Team with Ulrika Lawrence, Cruise Loch Lomond, RS Sailing and the Andrew Simpson Foundation. 

British Marine Magazine Winter 2019


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Issue 25 - Spring 2019

In Focus: Lesley Robinson, CEO and Brian Clark, Head of Public Affairs, Policy & Research with an exciting member update.

Plus: The latest Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat news, new faces at Marine House, Tecsew, John Percival Marine Associates, R&D tax credits and Meet the Team with James Scott-Anderson.  

British Marine Magazine Summer 2019

Issue 24 - Spring 2019

In Focus: Lesley Robinson, CEO and Dean Smith, Commercial Director provides a full update on British Marine’s new strategic plan and an insight into the changes at Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat.

Plus: Caroline Dinenage MP on the benefits of marine tourism, CEO of the Motorsport Industry Association, Chris Aylett, Princess Yachts, Wetwheels and Meet the Team with Dean Smith.  

British Marine Magazine Spring 2019


Issue 23 - Winter 2019

In Focus: Full review of British Marine's new flagship trade event, British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services.

Plus: Lesley Robinson, CEO brings members up to date; launch of the IPV code, Brexit latest; Port of London Authority, Christopher Rodrigues, CBE; Lumishore and Facebook workshop. 

British Marine Magazine Winter 2019


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Issue 22 - Autumn 2018

In Focus: Changing times - British Marine's new CEO Lesley Robinson on what attracted her to the role and her emerging agenda, 60 days after joining.

Plus: The Importance of the IPV code for members; Marine Resources discusses the marine skills shortage; Dean & Reddyhoff on how they are adapting in the marina sector and Triskel Marine discusses its innovative solution for onboard power; plus lots more.

British Marine Magazine Autumn 2018


Issue 21 front coverIssue 21 - Early Summer 2018

In Focus: Threat or Opportunity? – project manager, Jon Eads, looks at the latest report from British Marine’s Futures Project and how to target the next generation of boating customers

Plus: GAC Pindar talks about keeping the Volvo Ocean Race moving; Lombard looks at changes to marine finance; Interim MD David Pougher looks back on the past year at British Marine; CRT’s John Horsfall gives an update on its work and plans; plus lots more.

British Marine Magazine Early Summer 2018


BM Magazine Issue 20 front coverIssue 20 – Early Spring 2018

In Focus: Trending now – what you reported in the latest industry trends survey and how British Marine is responding

Plus: Ardfern Yacht Centre talks skills development; Barrus reflects on 100 years of success; MCA’s CEO Sir Alan Massey answers our questions on change; there are top tips for GDPR preparation; plus lots more.

British Marine Magazine Early Spring 2018


BMF Magazine Autumn 2017Issue 19 - Autumn 2017

In Focus: Future Customers – We explain the background to British Marine’s project that is investigating future trends and necessary responses

Plus: Fendequip talks exports; Fire Aid International let us behind the scenes at their Hyth training facility; the International Trade Minister sets out his hopes for UK marine exports; a summary of the latest marina and moorings statistics; plus lots more.  

British Marine Magazine Autumn 2017


BMF Magazine Issue 18 Issue 18 - Summer 2017

In Focus: Geared for the future – British Marine governance restructure and relaunched London Boat Show explained

Plus: Husband and wife company, Below Decks, talk about creating a company from scratch and the life changes this brings; TCS Chandlery on why face-to-face contact is still so important to marine retail; British Marine’s James Day answers questions on significant changes to data protection laws in the UK; The latest Watersports Participation numbers make interesting reading; plus lots more.  

British Marine Magazine Summer 2017

Spring 2017 Issue 17 - Spring 2017

In Focus: Propelled to success – Nine thriving businesses explain how membership works for them

Plus: Olesinski has quickly expanded its capabilities to make an award winning impact in the superyacht sector; Actisense is growing its products and sales thanks to its specialist knowledge of marine electronic networks; British Marine’s Simon Vayro answers questions on the new RCD; Editor, Kim Hollamby, attends the BMET Electrical Course to sort the volts from the amps; plus lots more.  

British Marine Magazine Spring 2017


Winter 17 Issue 16 Issue 16 - Winter 2016

In Focus: Brexit – Marine industry leaders discuss international trade prospects

Plus: AFECO has brought its water sector experience to aid superyachts with ailing sewage systems; SeaSafe has diversified to manufacture a broad range of safety gear; Expedia’s Angelique Miller explains how to tackle the challenges of attracting the Millennial generation; our infographic summarises the recent Labour Market Report; plus lots more.  

British Marine Magazine Winter 2016

British Marine Magazine Issue 15 Issue 15 - Autumn 2016

In Focus: Maritime UK – The £22bn industry speaking with one voice

Plus: Marine distributor Aquafax is now also a boatbuilder, thanks to the launch of a new range of inflatables and engagement with the British Marine Technical team; Tingdene Marinas has grown its network to nine marinas in the past 13 years and is focusing on providing extra benefits for its time-poor berthholders; Foenix Partners’ Richard de Meo answers our questions on how best to manage currency exchange; plus lots more.

British Marine Magazine Autumn 2016


BMF Magazine Summer 2016 Issue 14 - Summer 2016

In Focus: Kate Fitzpatrick from digital agency e3 outlines key pointers for marketing to the 16-35 generation

Plus: The British Marine careers campaign is taking long-term steps to address a growing skills gap; Hotel boat Kailani is transiting the Thames tideway again after changes to PLA byelaws were overcome; MDL on why they believe a boatowner’s investment should be returned in full through excellent service; plus lots more.  British Marine Magazine Summer 2016


BMF Magazine Spring 2016 Issue 13 - April 2016

In Focus: Star quality – VisitEngland’s first narrowboat ROSE Award winner, Crabtree Narrowboat Hire

Plus: Newly restructured and rebranded Peters & May is growing faster than ever before; Sir Charles Montgomery on why the Border Force would like to engage more with the maritime community; Jonathan Hadley-Piggin highlights recent changes to consumer law; plus lots more.  British Marine Magazine Issue 13


BMF Magazine Winter 2015 Issue 12 - January 2016

In Focus: Surveyor in the house – Kelly Tolhurst MP interviewed

Plus: Qinetiq’s military grade facilities are now available to civilian designers and builders; West Country firm, Bartons, won a British marine Award for its innovative training and development programme; and Peter Edwards explains why it is vital to plan for succession; plus lots more.  British Marine Magazine Issue 12


BMF Magazine Autumn 2015 Issue 11 - October 2015

In Focus: Apprenticeships – nurturing the talent of tomorrow - today

Plus: Rope manufacturer English Braids is putting quality ahead of cost; Thames RIB Experience has built a powerful brand and efficient operation in less than a decade; and BDO’s James Tetley outlines 10 opportunities to reduce costs; plus lots more.  British Marine Magazine Issue 11

British Marine Magazine July 2015Issue 10 - July 2015

In Focus: Brand leader – the story behind British Marine’s new identity

Plus: Oban-based Forbes Boat Care and its award winning training scheme; our editor visits Seaglaze Marine Windows to see how its supply chain, product innovation and real-time analysis of business activities are driving growth; you can read our top ten marketing tips for your website; as well as lots more.  British Marine Magazine Issue 10


British Marine Magazine Issue 9 Issue 9 - April 2015

In Focus: British Marine’s Tourism Conference – and VisitEngland’s vital research, insight and opportunities for anyone in the business of leisure in the UK.
Plus: Teignbridge Propellers International’s strong renaissance and its path of innovation and investment; a Q&A with new British Marine marine careers ambassador Tony Birr; the benefits of investment in facilities and the next generation of employees with Centra Transmissions; a meet the team session with online manager Joe Roel; a reminder of 10 really useful benefits of British Marine membership; 60 seconds with Paul Harris from the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights; plus lots more.  British Marine Magazine Issue 9

British Marine magazine Issue 8 Issue 8 - January 2015

In Focus: Supply Chain – changing demands for equipment suppliers.
Plus: Richardson’s in Norfolk explains the advantages of placing its 319-strong fleet on the QAB and Boat Grading Scheme; Lewmar has been completely transformed so that it can operate effectively within the modern marine industry supply chain; and we take a first look at the RNLI’s new All-weather Lifeboat Centre and the reasoning behind it; plus lots more. British Marine Magazine Issue 8

British Marine Magazine Issue 7 Issue 7 - October 2014

In Focus: Driving staff engagement: British Marine Award winners explain how.
Plus: Former John Lewis customer service leader Andrew McMillan explains the link between engaged staff and happy clients; employee engagement initiatives at Oceanair show how it’s not all about pay and benefits; 10 key points on employee engagement from Best Companies. British Marine Magazine Issue 7

British Marine Magazine Issue 6 July 2014Issue 6 - September 2014

In Focus: Going for growth: Dura Composites on growing from £1m to £7m in seven years and targeting £17m in the next three years.
Plus: British Marine’s latest member survey is pointing British Marine towards improved communication and greater use of its brand; Q&A with Richard parry, The Canal & River Trust’s chief executive; top ten tips for finding government and other support to grow your business. British Marine Magazine Issue 6

BMf mag 5Issue 5 - March 2014

In Focus: Look for the logo: A new campaign seeking to exploit and highlight the power of British Marine brand
Plus: The Boat Development Company on taking customer relationships to the next level; Q&A with Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton

British Marine Magazine Issue 5

British Marine Mag 4Issue 4 - November 2013

In Focus: Crowd Funding: top tips on how to back a business without banks
Plus:  Breaking into the growing Brazillian boating market; British Marine CEO, Howard Pridding's view on the past and future plans; an MP's view on why the marine industry deserves recognition

British Marine Magazine Issue 4

British Marine Mag 3 Issue 3 - July 2013

In Focus: Marine Scene: Caroline Dinenage MP on promoting Boating Trades
Plus: Accelerating business with a Regional Growth Fund grant; All Aboard - PBA's Roger Flitter interviewed; 11 British Marine Presidents recall four decades of success

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British Marine Mag 2Issue 2 - April 2013

In Focus: 100 Years of the British marine partnership
Plus:  IAG CEO Willie Walsh on boats and business; Exporting -winning your share of international trade; The full story behind Gill's Queen's Award for Enterprise

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British Marine Mag 1Issue 1 - Summer 2012

In Focus: Building Better Boats - Why a UK marine supply chain would offer significant benefits
Plus: 10 top tips for training the next generation; Putting Members first by reorganising British Marine

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