We're stronger together

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Here for our members

Our members enjoy comprehensive support and the resources they need to grow and prosper.

  • Leading Marketing and Promotion

    With access to British Marine events, Awards, quarterly magazine, weekly e-newsletter and the very latest environmental initiatives from The Green Blue, members are fully equipped with the latest knowledge.

  • Jargon-Free Legal Information and Advice

    Access to a wealth of well-considered, specialist high-quality legal advice and information free of charge and available 24/7.

  • Up-to-Date VAT Advice

    Speak to tax specialists via phone or email or explore our VAT Q&As to get the information you need.

  • Strategic Direction into 2025 and beyond

    Sharing the British Marine strategic direction and Futures service makes sure our members are fully prepared for the years to come.

  • Leverage the Power of the British Marine Brand

    Open doors and win more business by using our accredited logo – respected around the world.

  • Real Support in a Crisis

    We support our members through unexpected events with trained experts on hand, day and night.

  • Save on Industry Specific Courses and Qualifications

    With cost-effective courses covering a plethora of topics, we can help your business reach its potential.

  • Reach the Right People

    Do you have a job vacancy to fill? Members can access the UK’s largest professional, marine-focused audience with free job listings.

  • Stay Ahead with our Knowledge Centre

    With relevant publications and best-practice guidance, members can always stay informed of the latest intelligence and industry topics.

Join today from £240 + VAT a year

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Advice you can trust from true industry experts

Running or owning a business is a challenge. Becoming a British Marine member makes it a little easier.

  • Training, Technical, Research & Representation Advice

    Staying on top of the latest legislation and leveraging the latest business trends and opportunities can feel like a daunting task. We support our members every step of the way, removing the jargon and ensuring everything is geared around your needs.

  • International Services Advice

    The world is a big place, full of commercial opportunities there for the taking. From championing our members’ interests on the global stage to giving them the tools they need to comply with local laws, we are ensuring our members are seen and sell.

What others have to say

“British Marine is our national body and has the power to look after our interests collectively. The British Marine brand also adds cachet and a stamp of approval for members”

James Robinson, Marketing Director, Williams Performance Tenders

What others have to say

“Membership brings confidence to boat buyers – they know we adhere to a Code of Practice...it promotes professionalism in our industry, which is essential.”

Sean Noble, Office Manager, Ancasta International Boat Sales

What others have to say

“Why wouldn’t you join? British Marine provides support for issues that you cannot fix as an individual company”

Ann Davies, Co-owner, Napton Narrowboats

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Representing the industry since 1913

British Marine currently serves more than 1500 member companies from the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine sectors. Our expertise spans in-depth technical services, representation with government and non-governmental bodies, UK and global marine trade development, legal services, general business advice and much more.

  • Representation & Promotion

    British Marine exists to represent, promote and protect its members and the UK marine industry at a national and international level. That will never change.

  • Business Support

    Whatever the challenge, our team of industry experts will deliver the technical support and advice our members need, whether that is delivered simply via a webinar, or is a more complex situation requiring our knowledgeable mediation service.

  • Growth

    It’s our mission to help our members grow their business and our experts are on tap to do just that. Our research and intelligence aids planning, our experts can help develop strategies and our international TAP grants can help to support your growth.

  • Networking

    Globally respected boat shows and sector specific conferences, member forums and the all new British Marine Expo, run alongside regionally and sector specific focussed events. British Marine runs a program of over 100 events annually, in the UK and overseas.

Join today from £240 + VAT a year