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Environmental for British Marine Businesses

All marine businesses are required to follow environmental legislation and its requirements. In addition to this it is now a key part of regional and national plans for the Industry.
The information on this site is designed to give members the ability to comply and guidance on how best to achieve this. From super yacht builders to marinas and offices……….


The Green Blue is a joint environmental programme between the British Marine and Royal Yachting Association since 2005. Helping boat users, boating businesses, clubs and training centres to reduce their impact on inland and coastal waters, wildlife and habitats.

The Green Blue Aims:

To inspire sustainable recreational boating for cleaner, healthier waters by:

  • Identifying and raising awareness of key environmental issues
  • Providing tailored information, guidance and resources to support recreational boating in adopting and sharing good practice
  • Delivering environmental outreach through awareness talks, presentations, workshops, educational activities and instructor training
  • Promoting more sustainable products and services
  • Working closely with government agencies and bodies such as Natural England and the Environment Agency
  • Developing partnerships and projects with marine businesses, trusts, charities and other organisations.

Visit The Green Blue website at or contact to find out more.

This information will be expanded to include other specific areas, in addition there will be a H&S section which will mirror the environmental subjects.

James Scott-Anderson – Environmental H&S Executive