Cleaner Marina Tips

  • Keeping blackwater and sewage out of our waters

      In some of our countries, holding-tanks and pump-out facilities are mandatory but in many, they still aren't. Sewage contaminates the water, pr...
  • Cleaner, safer re-fuelling and engine maintainance

      Over 90% of all oil and fuels spills in our global waters coming from every-day filling up of tanks and leaky engines. We as marinas, ports and...
  • Supporting life below the waterline

      There is a whole world beneath our pontoons and boats. Seagrasses, mussels and oysters in particular favour safe, shallow UV light rich water...
  • Celebrating the species within our marinas and harbours

      Our waters are incredible - home to millions of species, all over the world. Our marinas are safe-havens, not just for sailors and seafarers bu...
  • Encouraging use of low-tox, ocean-minded products for cleaner waters

      From deck-cleaner and washing-up liquid to sunscreen, most of what is used on and around boats ends up in our waters, whether directly overboar...
  • Waste and recycling facilities for cleaner marinas

    Using, maintaining and servicing our boats creates waste. Connecting with local waste and recycling facilities is incredibly important to make su...
  • Anchoring and mooring rules help to protect our seabed

      Our seabeds are the largest carbon storehouse on our planet, so it's vital we preserve and protect them. Designated areas for anchoring and m...
  • Keeping our marina waters waste-free

    With 10million plus tonnes of plastic heading into our waters each year, there is a lot to clean-up. As safe-havens of slow waters and limited ti...
  • Anti-fouling and bottom-scrubbing for cleaner, healthier seas

    Antifoul paint is unfortunately a very toxic substance, full of chemicals and microplastics. Studies now show that in our inshore waters and shel...
  • Planting and re-wilding for cleaner, healthier marinas

      Trees, plants and wild flowers are incredibly important for our keeping our global ecosystem balanced, healthy and cool, not least because they...