Category Archives: British Marine

British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth, despite Brexit uncertainty

By | March 14, 2019

UK marine industry revenue grows by 1.7%, to £3.17bn Exports surpassed £1bn for the first time in 5 years New figures out today from British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, highlight a 1.7% growth in industry revenue, marking seven years of consecutive progress. The new figures… Read More »

Jersey 30 & 36 – world class gentleman’s cruisers enter the UK market

By | March 14, 2019

The Jersey 36 Elanco made its UK debut at the 2018 Southampton International Boat Show where its classic lines immediately caught the attention of Imperial International Yachtbrokers. Built in time-honoured fashion by traditional craftsmen, the Jersey Boats range is the latest offering from Landamores of Wroxham and seamlessly blends true classic lines with state of… Read More »

New HSPV Voluntary Code ensures balance between passenger safety and fun

By | February 25, 2019

Last week saw the launch of the new and improved High Speed Passenger Vessel (HSPV) Voluntary Code of Practice. It delivers an updated and simple guide to best practice of high-speed charters, passenger sightseeing and adventure trips to ensure a balance between safeguarding welfare whilst still allowing passengers to enjoy their time on the water.… Read More »

MCA’s new Chief Executive to give keynote speech at Superyacht UK Technical Seminar 2019

By | February 25, 2019

The 2019 Superyacht UK Technical Seminar’s keynote speech will be delivered by the Maritime Coastguard Agency’s new Chief Executive, Brian Johnson. He will be sharing his thoughts of the importance of the superyacht market to the global fleet. Superyacht UK will be hosting the 9th edition of this now established annual event on 27 March… Read More »

Registration now open for highly anticipated British Marine Expo

By | February 20, 2019

Registration for the inaugural British Marine Expo is now open and delegates can secure their place online at britishmarine.co.uk/bmexpo. Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, the Expo brings together some of British Marine’s most popular events with fantastic opportunities to learn, network and sell. Delivering a two-day schedule… Read More »

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo

By | February 15, 2019

Stand space for British Marine Expo’s brand new Marine Showcase is fully sold out following overwhelming interest from companies looking to promote their brand at the one-of-a-kind, two day event. Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, British Marine Expo is the Association’s new flagship trade event, delivering… Read More »

Brexit latest: guidance for products falling under EU directives

By | February 11, 2019

British Marine has previously highlighted the preparations that boat builders should be undertaking to ensure that they are prepared should there be a ‘no deal’ Brexit. This article will highlight the other areas of the marine industry in which a ‘no deal’ Brexit will affect the certification of other products. European certification affects a significant… Read More »

MDL Marinas announces latest accreditation for top-level manager

By | February 7, 2019

MDL Marinas is delighted to announce that Kerry Marriott, MDL’s Head of Operations (Central and Chichester), has achieved her Certified Marina Professional accreditation under the umbrella of British Marine and Global Marina Institute. After completing her Advanced Marina Manager’s course in Athens, Greece in 2018, Kerry was presented with her professional certification in January at… Read More »