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
RYA REMINDS OF THE NEED TO WEAR KILLS CORDS
Following the publication of the Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s Safety Bulletin 1/2013 today the RYA is reminding everyone driving powerboats and RIBs to wear a kill cord.
Maritime Skills Alliance Wins Prestigious Investment in People Award from Seatrade
BMF member, the Maritime Skills Alliance has won a prestigious international award for its work to create a suite of apprenticeships for the UK’s maritime sector.
BMF Member Profile: Power Train Projects
Power Train Projects (PTP) is a brand new member to the BMF, having just joined at the beginning of May.
The St Katharine Docks Classic Boat Festival 2013 Dates Announced
BMF member, St Katharine Docks has confirmed that it will once again host celebrations to coincide with the Mayor’s Thames Festival 2013.
Clubs Email Sponsorship & Free Product Promotion Opportunity
BMF Clubs & Associations newsletter is getting a makeover and we want you to be part of it.
BMF Membership Awareness Day
The BMF will be holding a Membership Awareness Day for new members at Marine House, Egham on Wednesday 26 June 2013.
BMF Vacancy: Head of Technical Services
We are currently recruiting for a full-time Head of Technical Services to lead the BMF technical team in providing expertise, guidance and effective lobbying on technical and manufacturing issues to support the UK Leisure, Superyacht and Small Commercial Marine Industry.
Battle of the Classes Pursuit Race Returns
We are delighted to announce the Battle of the Classes Pursuit Race is returning in 2013.
INSPIRING BMF MARINA CONFERENCE RECEIVES INCREASED INTERNATIONAL INTEREST
The 2013 British Marine Federation (BMF) Marina Conference, the ninth annual marine event, sponsored by Walcon Marine commenced on Wednesday 8 May at the scenic Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott, drawing marina professionals from all over the world.
New Appointment to Global Marina Institute Board
The Global Marina Institute (GMI) Board met in Sydney recently linked to the Marine13 International Conference and Exhibition.
Andrew Simpson MBE
It is with deep sadness and regret that we have received news that Andrew Simpson has died following the capsize of the America’s Cup team boat, Artemis.
BMF Member hosts Sandbanks Boat Show 2013
BMF member, Salterns Brokerage and organiser are pleased to announce that once again the highly successful Sandbanks Boat Show will go ahead for its third year in succession.
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.