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Save the date London Luxury Afloat 2023 Ticket information coming soon

16 May 2022

Following the huge success of the inaugural London Luxury Afloat boat show, organisers British Marine are delighted to announce it will be back, bigger and better in 2023.

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MAIB Investigation into the Broads Diamond Emblem 1 Hire Boat fatality

09 May 2022

Following the release of the MAIB’s report yesterday (05 May 2022) investigating the incident onboard the hire boat motor cruiser, ‘Diamond Emblem 1’, on the Broads in August 2020, which tragically resulted in a fatal overboard accident, a number of recommendations have been made to stakeholders to minimise the risk of a tragedy of this nature happening again.

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Keep up to date with the latest updates from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

05 May 2022

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Check out the latest advice and guidance updates from the HSE on the safe use of ladders and step ladders and reducing the risks of electrical injury at work, plus the latest safety alert regarding ear loop respirators.

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Merchant Shipping (High Speed Craft) Regulations 2022

05 May 2022

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The draft Regulations revoke and replace the Merchant Shipping (High Speed Craft) Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/302) and the instruments that amend them and implement the most up to date requirements of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (‘the Convention’), relating to safety measures for high speed craft.

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MCA publishes Safety Bulletin reiterating MAIB recommendations from interim report on the fatal ‘Seadogz’ RIB accident

05 May 2022

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Contained in the interim report are important recommendations for all UK Operators of small commercial high speed craft such as Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs), sports boats and other vessels engaged in carrying passengers on trips and charters to implement immediately.

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MCA releases amended guidance on recognised distress signals and advertised alternatives to pyrotechnic flares

05 May 2022

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The MCA has released Marine Information Note (MIN) 542 (M+F) Amendment 2 - Life saving appliances – recognised distress signals and advertised alternatives to pyrotechnic flares.

2022 South Coast Boat Show set to be the biggest one yet

05 May 2022

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There’s just one week to go before the show takes place at MDL’s flagship Ocean Village Marina, 6-8 May, but there’s still time for those wishing to attend to book their free tickets via the South Coast Boat Show page.

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Help stop the spread of non-native species

05 May 2022

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We talk to James Brushwood, Environment and Health & Safety Executive at British Marine to find out more about Invasive Species Week and how marinas, clubs and marine organisations can play their part in the weeklong awareness raising programme.

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Thank you for your redeclaration

05 May 2022

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With the annual redeclaration period now over the British Marine membership team would like to extend their thanks to all those members who completed their redeclaration form ahead of the 2022/23 membership year.

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UKSA announces new secondary school residential programme for autumn 2022

05 May 2022

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Offered from the month of September, the bespoke programme has been created in response to observations that during the winter months, young people are less likely to engage in beneficial activity programmes and, as a result, can become insular.