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    Clean Sailors Team up with Sails & Canvas

    May 5, 2021

      Clean Sailors has teamed up with Sails & Canvas to create a sail recycling network in the South West, UK, the first of its kind Sailcloth is tough stuff – it’s made from a number of natural and synthetic materials including cotton, polyester and nylon. Sails are sturdy and durable, being used for a life […]

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    Ribeye Boats & Tenders are awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    May 4, 2021

    Her Majesty The Queen has approved the Prime Minister’s recommendation that Ribeye Boats & Tenders should receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. They are one of 205 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Announced Thursday 29th April, Ribeye Boats & Tenders has been recognised […]

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    Announcing our 2021 Conference

    March 23, 2021

    Announcing our 2021 Conference REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Conference theme: ‘Leadership and vision through a changing world’ As we emerge from one of the most challenging global events, our conference focuses on ‘where do we go from here’ and how to achieve a positive outcome. We are delighted to open this years conference with a keynote speaker […]

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    Ultrafine Fuel and Oil filters that help the Environment 

    March 8, 2021

    British Marine south west member Westford Services Ltd are the exclusive UK distributors for Micfil Ultra Fine Filters.  Micfil is an aftermarket filter system for fuel, lubricating oil, gearbox oil and hydraulic oil.  The systems can be fitted to engines and systems from very small to very large.  0.5 micron filtration will extend injector life, reduce […]

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    Welcome New Members – Clean Sailors

    Launched in July 2020, new south west members Clean Sailors is a project aimed at raising awareness of ocean conservation issues within the global sailing community. Clean Sailors are a not-for-profit led by sailors, with the aim of creating an ocean ambassador of each and every sailor around the world. Clean Sailor founder, Holly Manvell, […]

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    South West members support the Wild Oyster Project

    The Wild Oyster Project, launched by The Zoological Society of London along with partners Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and British Marine, aims to restore native wild oyster populations along the UK coastline.   And a vital part of this project has been designed and built with support from two of our south west members. Foundation […]

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    Turnchapel Wharf Open New Marine Enterprise Units

    November 7, 2019

    Plymouth’s maritime business park, Turnchapel Wharf, has opened five new marine enterprise units providing workshop and office space for a variety of local companies. Under the ownership of Yacht Havens Group since 2014, Turnchapel Wharf has been transformed from an ex-Ministry of Defence site into a thriving waterfront business hub. Based on Plymouth’s Cattewater, a […]

  • COASTAL COMMUNITY FUND: Round 5 BMSW Success!

    October 2, 2018

     £6m awarded to successful coastal projects in first wave of funding   Government announces sixteen ‘Fast Track’ coastal projects ready to start this year   Over £6m is being invested to create 1100 jobs   Coastal Communities Minister promises ‘New Deal’ for Great British Coast  Sixteen successful ‘Fast Track’ projects are receiving a share of […]

  • SeaRegs Training taking the helm at Plymouth Sailing School

    August 29, 2018

    Plymouth Sailing School has reached an agreement with SeaRegs Training to handover the helm of the school from October 2018. Plymouth Sailing School was set up in 1957 and is one of the UK’s longest established sea schools. It runs RYA Sail Training courses from beginner to professional Yachtmaster and Instructor. Current school Principal, Richard […]

  • British Marine South West AGM and Conference 2018

    March 18, 2018

    AGM to be held at Princess Yachts, South Yard, Plymouth 12th April 2018 Conference to be held at Port de Plaisance, Roscoff, France 13th April 2018   PROGRAMMES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Princess Yachts, Building 5130, Granby Gate, Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth PL1 4SG Thursday 12 April 2018                                       Light refreshments will be served on arrival […]