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.


Thursday, 02 March 2017 03:14

Skippers Without Borders

Desptie the EU Single Market, there are no common rules across Europe for the training and certification of professional skippers and captains. On the contrary, the regulatory landscape is very fragmented as rules are only set at national level. One of the consequences is that professional qualifications from one Member State are not recognised by another, causing problems with recruitment, work mobility and lack of standards for profession.


Wednesday, 27 July 2016 19:58

HOTSPOT – Paris International Boat Show

See the highlights (in French) from “Boat’s end-of-life, truly the end?” conference held at the Nautic on 9 December 2015 and jointly organised by European Boating Industry, the French federation FIN and Reed Exposition.