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Marine Leisure Users Welcome U-Turn on Diesel Taxation
Mar 2021
Marine Leisure Users Welcome U-Turn on Diesel Taxation
The leisure marine industry has welcomed the news that private and commercial boats will be able to continue using red diesel, following a government u-turn. The decision, announced during the Spring Budget, has overturned the ruling last July from HMRC stating that privately-owned pleasure craft would not be able to use red diesel from April [...]
Roadmap to the Reopening of Leisure Boating
Mar 2021
Roadmap to the Reopening of Leisure Boating
British Marine has welcomed the news that from 8 March all forms of watersports, including the use of privately-owned craft and self-drive day hire boats for single households and support bubbles, can resume in England. Following discussions between the government and British Marine a roadmap has been produced detailing how the leisure marine industry should [...]
Santa’s Shredding It Up..!
Dec 2020
Santa’s Shredding It Up..!

There is little doubt that 2020 has been a highly unusual year. With great challenges regarding the spread of Covid-19 the UK government has introduced, repealed and subsequently reintroduced a range of measures to stem the spread of this virus. At a time of increasing propagation and therefore risk, every once in a while one […]

Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society – Photography Competition 2020
Sep 2020
Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society – Photography Competition 2020

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has announced the winner of its eighth annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea. In a record-breaking year of more than 2,000 entries, the judges awarded the overall prize to Laurence Hartwell for his entry, ‘Beam Trawlers Landing To The Fish […]