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Our Members

Become a member of European Boating Industry!

Since 2009 European Boating Industry is representing, promoting and defending the interests of European companies at EU level. Our achievements include the successful revision of the EU Directive on recreational craft, the first-ever EU studies on the industry competitiveness and on nautical tourism, or the participation to various trade negotiations led by the European Commission.

European Boating Industry’s good results are obtained with the expertise, work and financial support of its members and its Secretariat. In 2016, it was decided to open the membership to both national industry associations and individual companies on the following conditions:the following conditions:

1) FULL MEMBERSHIP is available to national industry associations from an EU/EEA Member State and Switzerland

2) SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP is open to any company active in the boating industry and established in an EU/EEA country where there is either no national industry association or the existing association is not yet a member of European Boating Industry

Benefits and rights

Full members are part of the lively association’s network. Their expertise is used to shape current and future EU policies and they have direct access to the hot topics discussed in Brussels and all the events organised by European Boating Industry. Their representatives vote and can be elected to the Council, which is the association’s governing body.

See the list of proud full members of European Boating Industry below 

Sustaining members are welcome to join our network and directly participate in our EU work. Company staff gains access to a broader base of expertise and experience for their companies’ activities.

Similar to full members, the benefits include:

- Monthly newsletter and possibility to contact the Secretariat for dedicated assistance

- Participation in EU affairs work based on the company's interest and field of activities

- Invitation to all events organised by us or our members, with free or discounted participation aligned on full member's benefits

- Access to European Boating Industry's network of contacts in Europe and abroad

- Company listing on our website under “Our Members” webpage National industry associations and individual companies interested in joining our organisation are invited to contact the Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

European Boating Industry members

Belgium

Belgium – NAUTIBEL

 

NAUTIBEL
Czech Republic

Czech Republic – APL

 

APL
Denmark

Denmark – DANBOAT

 

DANBOAT
Estonia

Estonia – Association of Estonian Boatyards (AEB)

 

AEB - Association of Estonian Boatyards
finland

Finland - FINNBOAT

 

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France

France – Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN)

 

FIN - Fédération des industries nautiques
Germany

Germany – Bundesverband Wassersportwirtschaft e.V. (BVWW)

 

BVWW - Bundesverband Wassersportwirtschaft e.V.
Greece

Greece – Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA)

 

HPYOA - Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association
Greece

Greece – SECAPLAS

 

SECAPLAS
Italy

Italy – UCINA Confindustria Nautica

 

UCINA - Unione Nazionale dei Cantieri e delle Industrie Nautiche e Affini
Poland

Poland – POLBOAT

 

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Portugal

Portugal – APICAN

 

APICAN
Spain

Spain – Asociacion Nacional de Empresas Nauticas (ANEN)

 

ANEN - Associacion Nacional de Empresas Nauticas
Switzerland

Switzerland – Schweizerischer Bootbauer-Verband (SBV) / Association suisse des constructeurs navals (ASCN - French)

 

SBV - ASCN