See the latest news and press releases from British Marine and from around the industry:

The Southampton Boat Show

Expressions of interest to be part of the renowned Try-a-Boat attraction

20 Jul 2017

General News

Are you exhibiting at Southampton Boat Show 2017 and have a yacht, powerboat or RIB suitable to take passengers out on the Show’s waters? If so, find out how you can be part of the hugely popular Try-a-Boat attraction which, every year, gives thousands of visitors a boat ride out on the water for free.

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Interested in an exclusive Superyacht Marketing Masterclass?

19 Jul 2017

General News

British Marine has joined forces with British Marine member, Nancarrow Partnership, to offer a marketing masterclass exclusively for Superyacht UK members. Before finalising the date of the session, we want to hear from members interested in attending this event.

BMF Scotland

British Marine Scotland announces series of workshops

19 Jul 2017

Over the coming months, British Marine Scotland will be hosting workshops across Scotland. Each will identify future project areas and priorities for British Marine Scotland going forward, as well as provide an update on the Marine Tourism Strategy, “Awakening the Giant”. These sessions offer Scottish British Marine members a fantastic opportunity to learn about areas for business growth and network with fellow members. Simply find a workshop near you.

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City and Guilds publishes a new marine engineering qualification to support the new Marine Engineering Apprenticeship Standard

19 Jul 2017

General News

Do you or are you looking to take on marine and engineering apprentices? If so, ensure you know all there is to know about the new Level 2 Diploma in Marine Engineering (Foundation) (2473-12). This qualification will support the delivery of the new Marine Engineer Apprenticeship Standard, which overtime will replace the existing apprenticeship framework pathways.


New RSG Guidelines is now available

19 Jul 2017

General News

The Recreational Craft Sectoral Group (RSG) was established to assist in the uniform application and interpretation of the RCD by all notified bodies and other parties with a valid interest. The new RSG Guidelines provides invaluable insight into the RCD and its application.

British Marine

Changes to British Marine and Boat Shows governance

14 Jul 2017

General News

After a yearlong governance review, changes to the British Marine Board structure have been implemented based on proposals developed and agreed by the former Management Board, British Marine Boat Shows Board and the British Marine Council, to streamline the governance of the organisation. This governance review was a corporate objective in our 2016/17 business plan.


Quicker, cheaper, digital service for some marine licence applications is launched

13 Jul 2017

General News

Read about the new self-service scheme, which covers six categories of activity and has also enabled the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to reduce the associated cost for applications from £175 to £50.


Marina and Boatyard Operative Trailblazer employer group gets permission to develop

13 Jul 2017

An employer group, chaired by Jon Eads of Salterns Marina, has succeeded in gaining approval to develop a new Marina and Boatyard Operative Apprenticeship Standard. A big well done to the employer group and a big thank you for the time and effort members have put in so far. Read on to find out what happens next.


Presenters wanted: Composites UK - Composites Applications in the Marine Sector: Sector Showcase

13 Jul 2017

Do you or your company have expertise you would like to promote on composites in marine applications, technology transfer from other industries, composites recycling or regulations and standards in the marine sector? Read on to find out about this unique opportunity.


IMCI releases a multilingual Declaration of Conformity

13 Jul 2017

The International Marine Certification Institute (IMCI) has released a multilingual Declaration of Conformity (DOC) for boatbuilders. This will help boatbuilders exporting or looking to trade with countries in the EU.



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