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Careers in the Marine Industry

Careers in the Marine Industry

The marine industry is very diverse and there is a huge range of opportunities available.

The industry covers a wide variety of products and services:

  • large luxury powerboats
  • motor cruisers, sports boats and RIBs
  • sailing boats
  • narrow boats
  • personal watercraft
  • sailing dinghies
  • engines
  • electronics
  • equipment
  • clothing
  • marinas
  • watersports centres
  • superyachts

Whilst most of the industry is located in coastal areas there's also a thriving waterways industry based around the country's extensive network of canals, rivers and lakes.

Industry 'hot spots' include the south coast, the south west, East Anglia, Wales, west Scotland, the Midlands and the Thames Valley.

Visit the British Marine careers website.

Boat Shows

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show London Boat Show 2018

Two of the biggest in the UK are the London Boat Show and Southampton Boat Show but there are loads of other regional and specialised shows which are great too.

Leisure Boating Ideas

British Marine Leisure Boating

Looking for a Boating Holiday? Chartering a boat? Training? Experience days? Find out more from British Marine Leisure Boating - The Training, Charter and Holiday Professionals >