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Canal & River Trust

Canal & River Trust seeks feedback on the future of boat licensing

12 Oct 2017

General News

This week the Canal & River Trust announced a rise in private and business boat licences in 2018, alongside publication of the third stage of its consultation on the future of boat licencing. Read on for more information and how you can get involved in British Marine's work on CRT licencing.

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New imagery unveiled for London Boat Show 2018

12 Oct 2017

British Marine Boat Shows has released a series of new artist impressions of exciting attractions for the now five day event, taking place from 10-14 January 2018. Check them out!

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British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner 2018

12 Oct 2017

The British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner is returning to London in 2018, back by popular demand. Taking place at The Pearson Room, Canary Wharf on Wednesday 10 January, the dinner will play host to some much coveted awards from two British Marine associations. Read on for your chance to nominate a potential recipient.

Member Get Member

Member Get Member

12 Oct 2017

Do you fancy some free wine? Of course you do! Here's how you can earn a Virgin Wines voucher worth £50. If you know of a company that is not currently a member of British Marine, and that could benefit from the services and support the organisation offers, then introduce us to them.


RCD Update: Major Craft Conversion guidance

11 Oct 2017

British Marine provides important guidance on 'Major Craft Conversions' within the legislation of the new Recreational Craft Regulations 2017, for companies involved with the design, build, repair and sale of recreational craft within the EU.

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E P Barrus to continue centennial celebrations at the iconic London Boat Show 2018

09 Oct 2017

Since unveiling further plans to exhibitors at Southampton Boat Show, British Marine Boat Shows has been inundated with enquiries and bookings to take space at the re-defined 2018 London Boat Show. Read how worldwide leading custom-engine builder, E P Barrus, joins many of the global brands already signed up to the London Boat Show 2018 as the company continues to commemorate its 100th anniversary.


The School of Adventure Studies' Marine and Coastal Tourism Degree on a wave of success

05 Oct 2017

General News

Read how British Marine Member, West Highland College UHI, is celebrating its first ever graduate to complete the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Marine and Coastal Tourism degree.


Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing employers – have your say about future recruitment and skills commitments

05 Oct 2017

General News

SEMTA is conducting research regarding future recruitment, skills commitments and the importance of qualifications. As an employer led organisation, SEMTA feels that it is important that it understands the sector needs and requirements in order to provide direct and indirect support across the whole of the UK. Read how you can take part.


Help shape the future work of the Institute for Apprenticeships

05 Oct 2017

General News

To support the Institute of Apprenticeships’ efforts, it is seeking to bring clarity by defining what an apprenticeship is, what a high quality apprenticeship looks like and how that should be judged. Find out how you can complete its short survey.

Marine Electronics

Wider consultation on a Propulsion Technician Apprenticeship Standard

05 Oct 2017

General News

Read about the development of a Level 4 Propulsion Technician standard and find out how you can have your say and get involved.



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