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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




Download the 2021 update on the National Agenda Here


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General News

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Yamaha unveils game-changing outboard model f350 at boot Düsseldorf

25 Jan 2024

General News

A world-renowned leader in outboard engines and boating system innovation, Yamaha, unveiled the launch of its latest outboard engine model, 350hp V6, as well as enhancements to its Helm Master® EX boat control system, at the boot Düsseldorf Boat Show, which took place from 20 to 28 January 2024.

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General News

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General News

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General News

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Scottish Government removes boat moorings and berthings from Visitor Levy

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The Scottish Government has officially responded to the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee’s Stage 1 Report on the Visitor Levy, a discretionary local council tax which, where applicable, will make accommodation providers liable for calculating and charging a levy on overnight visitor accommodation, confirming a significant amendment to the proposed Bill.

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A welcome return for the marine showcase at the Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show 2024

16 Jan 2024

In its third consecutive year at the Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show, the UK’s biggest start of the year caravan, camping and motorhome showcase, taking place at the NEC Birmingham, 13-18 February, British Marine is thrilled to present an impressive showcase of entry level watersports and marine products perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.


Recreational Craft Regulations Awareness Course – 12 March 2024

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General News

Our RCR course has moved online