Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Purpose of the group

The Cross-Party Group meets to further the promotion of recreational boating and marine tourism and the wider benefits thereof.

The CPG provides a Parliamentary focus for wider recreational marine issues by discussing issues pertinent to the leisure marine industry as a whole.

The CPG seeks to raise the profile of recreational boating in Scotland through the means available to a Parliamentary Cross Party Group.


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Iain Brown

John Crowther

Renata Edge

Tom Findlay

Hugh Henderson

E Liddle

Margaret MacGregor

Charles Warlow

Chrisy Southgate

Colin Taylor

Councillor Day (Edinburgh Council)

Helen McMeekin


Firth of Clyde Forum – secretariat

Crown Estate - secretariat

Ardfern Yachts

Argyll and Bute Council

Bidwells for Crown Estate

Blue Sea Marinas

British Marine Federation

British Marine Scotland

British Ports

Caley Marina

CB Marine Services

City of Edinburgh Council

Clan Charters

Clydeport Operations Ltd

Clyde Yacht Clubs Association

Clyde Yachts

Comann Na Mara

Community Sports Tourism Group

Cramond Boat Club

Craobh Marina

Cruise Scotland


Dialogue Marketing

Duisdale House Hotel

Dumfries and Galloway Council

East Lothian Council

Edinburgh Boat Charters

Event Scotland

Euro Yachts

Fife Council

Forth and Clyde Canal Society

Forth Estuary Forum

Forth Ports

Forth Yacht Clubs Association

Glenuig Inn

Granton Harbour Users Group

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Hapimag Resorts and Residences

Hulley Marine

Inverness Marina

Isle of Skye Yachts

James Watt Dock

Kip Marina

Largs Yacht Haven

Marine Conservation Society

Marine Scotland

Instore Fisheries and Coastal Communities

Recreational Sea Angling Strategy

Media Continental

Moray Council

Moray Firth Partnership

Ocean Youth Trust

Pagoda PR

Portavadie Marina

Port Edgar Berth Holders Association

Port Edgar Yacht Club

Quay Marinas, Rhu


Riverside Inverclyde

Royal Forth Yacht Club

Royal Yachting Association Scotland

Sail Scotland


Scottish Boating Alliance

Scottish Canals

Scottish Canoe Association

Scottish Coastal Forum

Scottish Coastal Rowing

Scottish Council for Development and Industry

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment LINK

Scottish Government

Scottish Coastal Rowing

Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network

Scottish Tourism Alliance

Sea Cadet Association in Scotland

Seagull Trust Cruises

Skills Development Scotland

Solway Yacht Club

South Ayrshire Council

South West Mull and Iona Development


St Andrews Harbour Trust

Storas Ubhist

Stornoway Port Authority

Tarbert Harbour Authority

The Majestic Line

Tobermory Harbour Authority

Troon Yacht Haven

Tui Underwater

Ullapool Harbour Authority

University of Highlands and Islands


Waverley Excursions

West Highland Anchorages and Moorings Association

Wick Coastal Rowing Club

Wild Scotland

Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association

Yachting Life

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