• Trade Talk: New SVQ In Boat Building And Repair

    BOAT builders from around Scotland gathered at City of Glasgow College for the launch of a new SVQ in Boat Building and Repair. Semta, the Engineering Skills Council, in cooperation with British Marine Scotland and […]

     
  • RS Quest sailing boats

    THE SOUTH West Scotland Special Olympic sailing team did the majority of their training on Castle Semple Loch, in Renfrewshire and came back with two Silver and a Bronze Medal. The team now have their […]

     
  • fuelled with red diesel

    HMRC has informed the RYA that it has lodged its defence with the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning leisure yachts being fuelled with red diesel. The European Commission indicated its intention to […]

     
  • sole agent and service centre

    AM YACHT Services are now Scotland’s sole agent and service centre for the global sailmaking group Ullman Sails. Andy Malcolm, AMYS owner, says this is a great way to celebrate his 30th year come December […]

     
  • Boat Building And Repair

    SEMTA, the engineering skills council, in cooperation with British Marine and representatives of the marine industry have developed a new SVQ in boat building and repair. British Marine Scotland invites all interested parties to hear […]

     
  • Marinas And Moorings Market Growing

    THE UK’s marinas and moorings sector is upbeat following a fifth consecutive year of growth. According to a new report from British Marine, ‘The Marina and Moorings Market in the UK’ reveals a sector with […]

     
  • Return Of Boatbuilding Apprentice Training in Scotland

    SEMTA, the Sector Skills Council for the engineering and advanced manufacturing which includes marine, has been working closely with employers and British Marine Scotland (BMS) to create a new Scottish Vocational Qualification and pathways relating […]

     
  • Highland University’s First Tourism Graduate

    BRITISH MARINE member, West Highland College UHI, is celebrating its first ever graduate to complete the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Marine and Coastal Tourism degree and Jessica Leggatt will be donning academic robes […]