About The BMF
The British Marine Federation (BMF) is the trade association for
the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry.
It supports around 1,500 member companies, providing
members with networking events, a common voice in government, plus
a number of benefits, services and discounts...
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Latest BMF News
MLA invites you to the EGM/Networking Event, 7 May 2014
THe Marine Leisure Association (MLA) are holding a EGM and networking event on Wednesday 7 May 2014, 3pm at Portmouth Harbour Yacht Club.
Anglo-Welsh showcases narrowboating holidays
The British Marine Federation were joyed to see BMF member Anglo-Welsh featured in the Daily Mail this Saturday showcasing the fun of narrowboating on Britain's canals.
Holding an On The Water event this May? Get your On The Water Event Box NOW!
The On The Water Event box is a must for anyone holding an event for National Watersports Month (May) including items to help you in the preparation and deployment of your event - so get yours now.
UPDATE: PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014
Due to high demand for both Ocean and Mayflower Hall National Baot Shows, a subsidiary of the British Marine Federation (BMF) has extended available space. Read on to find out how you can still exhibit at the Show.
Two showcase options available at SSM Hamburg, 9-12 September 2014
BMF Commercial Marine in partnership with the Hampshire Country Council and The Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute (SMMI) will be hosting a showcase stand at the world’s leading Maritime industry fair, SMM Hamburg from the 9-12 September 2014. We have two showcase options for you to have a presence at SMM 2014.
FINAL REMINDER: Applications for NBS Board and BMF Management Board Elections 2014 close on Tuesday 29 April 2014
Applications remain open for National Boat Shows Board and British Marine Federation Management Board Elections 2014 but only until close of business on Tuesday 29 April 2014.
Coming up! BMET Electrical and Marine Electronics Installer training
There are still a few places available on the BMET Electrical and Marine Electronics Installer training at the end of May in Egham. Read on to find out how to book your place.
Date released for 13th International Sailing Summit, hosted by British Sailing
The 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS) will take place in Amsterdam on Monday 17 November 2014. This is the day before the start of the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) which runs from 18th-20th November 2014. The International Sailing Summit will be hosted by British Sailing, one of the British Marine Federation’s (BMF) group associations.
Book your place on the RCD Awareness Course now
Are you up to date with your RCD? Don’t miss this newly updated course, which includes all the latest information on requirements for the Recreational Craft Directive.
Download the Explore Thames App for free until the end of May 2014!
To coincide with the Easter holidays and to support National Watersports Month, the Explore Thames App is FREE until 31 May 2014 when downloaded from the Apple App Store. Read on to find out more details.
DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2014’s BMF MEET THE BUYER CONFERENCE
The British Marine Federation (BMF) will be holding its 2014 Meet the Buyer Conference, in association with IBI and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), at the forthcoming PSP Southampton Boat Show, from 16-18 September.
Take Advantage of On The Water Marketing Support
If you’re a British Marine Federation (BMF) Member running or thinking of running an On the Water event this year, make sure you take advantage of the marketing support available to you.
Statistics and Market Research
The BMF is a leading organisation for essential information on
the marine industry and its markets. From annual Key Performance
Indicators to twice yearly trend reports the BMF has all the
insight needed on the leisure, superyacht and small commercial
Through our show organising arm,
National Boat Shows, we produce a series of major boating
events across the country that promote our industry and our
All money made from these shows is, in turn, reinvested back
into the industry through the many activities and
services that we provide.