EU RCD guide

New EU Watercraft Directive (formally known as RCD) is now applicable (since 18 January 2016): all you need to know on key EU legislation for boating industry!

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Press releases | March, 14 2018

European Boating Industry, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations and the National Marine Manufacturers Association warn about the consequences of a trade war for the recreational boating sector

Videos | May, 14 2018

In October 2017, the InnoBlueGrowth project organised a the transnational event “New Trends for the Yachting sector in the Mediterranean area” in Marseille, France.

Watch the video on the importance and positive benefits of the European yatching sector, including with some interventions from the European Boating Industry, DG MARE and others.

The InnoBlueGrowth project has for principal objective to build a network of stakeholders and a community of projects dealing Blue Growth. Read more about the project on their website.

Misc | July, 27 2016

Our current Council was elected in June 2017 and it is chaired by President Piero Formenti.

It is composed of 5 elected representatives who are mostly companies' leaders and therefore actively involved in the boating business.