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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

 

British Marine Expo Spring

British Marine Spring Expo conference sessions round-up

13 Feb 2020

Last week British Marine held a number of talks and seminars sessions at the British Marine Spring Expo and those speakers that took part have generously agreed to share their presentations for all members to access.

The Magenta Project and Sunsail launch ground-breaking women’s sailing initiative

13 Feb 2020

Member news

The Magenta Project a collective of passionate sailors committed to creating equal access and opportunities for women announces it has joined forces with British Marine member, Sunsail, to launch an innovative sailing initiative.

Save the Date: British Marine Autumn Expo

13 Feb 2020

General News

Following the success of the British Marine Spring Expo, British Marine is delighted to announce the launch of the British Marine Autumn Expo which will take place on Tuesday 10 November in Birmingham.

Sign up: Biofouling webinar for yachts, marinas and harbours

13 Feb 2020

General News

Biofouling and invasion of non-native species has been a priority for the environmental authorities as there has been an increase in the number and type of species arriving and spreading across the UK.

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UK Government pays for customs training

13 Feb 2020

General News

British Marine would like to make members aware that the deadline for customs training grants has been extended until 31 January 2021, Government funding of £7.5 million remains from the original budget and must be consumed.

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Have your say on Future Tariff Schedules and the creation of Freeports

13 Feb 2020

General News

The Government has recently launched two consultations. The first looks at Future Tariff Schedules and the second looks at the potential creation of up to 10 Freeports across the UK.

Maritime UK

Take part in Maritime UK’s careers events

13 Feb 2020

General News

Throughout 2020, Maritime UK will be taking part in skills events throughout the country to promote careers in the marine industry. As British Marine is a member of Maritime UK, British Marine members have the opportunity to be a part of the Maritime UK stand that will be at each event.

Island Global Yachting announces the addition of St. Katharine Docks Marina in London

13 Feb 2020

Member news

British Marine member, Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas), is excited to announce the continued expansion of its global marina destination network with the addition of St. Katharine Docks Marina (SKD Marina), London, England.

British Marine Expo Spring

British Marine Spring Expo 2020 closes with the vision of a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone

13 Feb 2020

The British Marine Spring Expo 2020 drew to a close last week (5 February) having invigorated the UK industry with an ambitious vision of the future and delivered the valuable platform for learning, networking and business to kick start it into reality.

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Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth

11 Feb 2020

New figures released today by British Marine (the trade association for the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry) reveal how the marine sector’s export growth has outperformed the national average since the previous year. The sector’s export growth has outpaced the national average, hitting the £1.5bn mark in 2018/19.