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lesley robinsonDisrupted times offer great opportunity, provided you are prepared and bold enough to drive the agenda. This is why we have embraced an ambitious and exciting vision – a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone. It summarises our realistic ambition for British Marine’s members out to 2025 and beyond.

To drive that vision into reality, British Marine has created its first National Agenda. It is an achievable and measurable plan that has been carefully crafted by our executive team in close collaboration
with elected member representatives.

We promise that:

  • The National Agenda is an assertive plan that is being implemented now and against which we will regularly measure, report and update.
  • British Marine’s deep skills and resources will be directed towards areas of most impact for members.
  • Members will be placed front and centre of all British Marine activities with service that is personalised to needs, easily accessible and always available.
  • Quality will pervade everything we do, to provide the best membership experiences and influence the raising of standards across the whole industry.

Summarising, our Mission is to deliver outstanding services, representation and products to promote the sustainable success of our members.

This National Agenda is a clear declaration of British Marine’s determination to play a significant and measurable role in supporting you, our members. I commend it to you as our pole star for a bright
future and look forward to your input and engagement in coming months.

Lesley Robinson

CEO, British Marine

Download our full National Agenda here

 

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Take part: Naval Architect Apprenticeship Standard consultation

14 Nov 2019

General News

A Naval Architect Apprenticeship Standard has been proposed for development and volunteers from the marine sector are required to help the Trailblazer Group.

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Industry best practice launched for marine domestic water facilities

14 Nov 2019

General News

Last week, the Industry Specialist Consulting Group (ISCG) has released new Industry Best Practice (IBP) for the marine industry, both inland and coastal, on the safe operation of water facilities in marinas, boatyards, sailing centres, canals and other inland waterways.

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British Marine statement on the General Election and Brexit extension

07 Nov 2019

General News

Commenting on the current political landscape, Lesley Robinson, CEO at British Marine, said: “The upcoming General Election and subsequent Brexit extension means uncertainty will continue for both consumers and the industry, which is disappointing. We hope December’s Election will result in a majority Government that can deliver a Brexit solution, end the delays and instability we’re currently seeing and safeguard the future strength of the industry.

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Meet the British Marine team at METSTRADE

07 Nov 2019

General News

Are you visiting METSTRADE this month? Come and meet the British Marine team on stand 03.331 (Hall 3) to discuss how you can make the most out of your British Marine membership.

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Join Marine Resources at the Marine Industry Salary Survey launch

07 Nov 2019

Member news

Join the Marine Resources team for an exclusive networking event, announcing the much-awaited Marine Industry Salary Survey results.

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MCA releases the Outcome Report from the second consultation on the grandfathering review

07 Nov 2019

General News

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released the Outcome Report from its second consultation on the grandfathering review of older domestic passenger vessels.

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RYA wins World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award

07 Nov 2019

General News

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has been crowned winner of the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award at the World Sailing Awards in Bermuda.

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Hornblower UK Holdings Ltd acquires City Cruises

07 Nov 2019

Member news

British Marine member, City Cruises announced recently that the company has been acquired by Hornblower UK Holdings Ltd, an American dining and excursion cruise operator based in San Francisco.

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Successful networking event for British Marine South

31 Oct 2019

Last week, British Marine South had its annual social event with an afternoon of networking and clay pigeon shooting last week.

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The IPV Code and Safety Management Systems

31 Oct 2019

General News

The Intended Pleasure Vessels (IPV) Code has been in force since January 2019. British Marine worked with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association (YBDSA) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to limit the burdens on industry whilst ensuring the MCA is satisfied the vessels are operating safely whilst in temporary commercial use.