Wahoo Powerboats Europe joins the British Marine Federation

Wahoo Power Boats are pleased to announce a new affiliation between Wahoo Powerboats Europe and the BMF (British Marine Federation). Mr. Tom Buchanan and the Europe team have become full members of this awesome organization and is excited to have this as another benefit to our Distributors overseas as well as domestically. The BMF is designed to assist businesses in the marine industry with a multitude of business assistance from legal assistance, boat show discounts, advice on government issues, networking with other marine business owners.

British Marine Federation

The British Marine Federation represents a wide range of businesses in the leisure, superyacht and smallcommercial marine industry.

The 1500+ membership base is diverse and represents the UK marine supply chain. Examples include major world players in superyacht sector, chandlers, leading suppliers of equipment for yachts and motorboats, boatbuilders, marine consultants, boat cleaning services, brokers, flag makers, Sail Training and operators of marinas both coastal and inland.

British Marine Federation Introduction

Big Business

The UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry total turnover is £2.905 billion (2012/13).

There are 30,635 employees in 4,200 businesses in the UK

Not just boats

In terms of revenue, a large proportion is builders and distributors of boats – big and small.

But we represent all other major marine sectors and services – equally.

Are you being served?

We are a trade Federation with strong representation of our members and their industry.

But we also support and advise consumers through –

  • Encouraging people to enjoy the sea, rivers and inland waterways
  • Increasing awareness of opportunities on the water via Boat Shows and our consumer project On The Water
  • Promoting the career opportunities in our industry
  • Providing advice and assistance via our Environment and Boating Facilities, Training and Technicalteams

Who we don’t represent?

We don’t represent the sporting interests of the boating industry. We believe that’s best achieved by the sport’s governing bodies and national authorities but we work closely with them to achieve the best for our members and the consumer.

We don’t represent large commercial shipping, defence or the commercial fishing industry.

Full details at the British Marine Federation


About WSB Distribution

WSB Distribution is the official Distributor of Wahoo Powerboats UK.

Posted on April 25, 2014, in Wahoo Powerboats and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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