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We are committed to making our brand as sustainable as possible and to reduce our impact on the environment. From products and materials, to where and how we manufacture, all the way through to how we deliver the finished product to the consumer.
Crew Clothing
HFW is the world's leading shipping law practice and has been advising the industry for more than 140 years. The firm has more than 200 specialist shipping lawyers and Master Mariners throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific, supporting clients across the sector on the full range of dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management, and transactional matters.
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Our aim is that the rich biodiversity of the world’s largest and most important wilderness, the ocean, may be protected and thrive for generations to come. We fund and actively support a variety of sustainable marine conservation programmes. Ocean Family Foundation enjoys funding varied initiatives where the work may be hands-on activity out in the field or delivered through a variety of multi-media platforms.
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MAXUS is leading the charge in bringing premium electric vehicles to the UK market. The brand boasts a comprehensive commercial lineup of electric vans from the compact eDELIVER 3, and the mid-sized eDELIVER 5 and eDELIVER 7, to the larger eDELIVER 9. For those seeking sustainable solutions in passenger vehicles, MAXUS also offers the T90 EV, one of the UK’s first fully electric pickup trucks, as well as two all-electric MPVs in the shape of the MIFA 7 and MIFA 9.
SAIC Maxus Electric T90 EV Pick Up
Kempower are a DC ultra-rapid charging manufacture, we are committed to reshaping the Car, Truck, Marine & Port industries. Our versatile distributed charging system not only supports the industry’s shift to zero emissions but also empowers operators to meet rising demands efficiently.
Moveable Charger
The VULKAN company has been owned solely by the Hackforth family since 1889. The VULKAN Group companies are committed to a common set of values from the tradition grown out of a medium-sized family business. Our customers requirements for punctual delivery, quality, product safety and eco-friendliness with reduced costs are and continue to be a constantly growing challenge.
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We focus on careers not courses. Our deployment of digital technologies in all our core activities enables our students and staff to flourish in a digitally connected world. Our open and inclusive culture creates equality of opportunity for staff and students and places great value on social responsibility and sustainability.
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In 2021, in response to concerns about climate change and the environment the Town Council created a new Environment Committee to focus on and develop initiatives to influence change at a local level. The Lyme Regis Town Council Environment Committee is now proactively supporting the debate around the transition of the marine industry to zero-emission propulsion.
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We have been striving to learn more about how we can reduce our impact on the environment. When the team from Round Britain eRIB got in touch about getting Harry qualifications for driving in diverse conditions in the day and night-time, we jumped at the chance to support them. On this amazing journey with the Round Britain E-RIB challenge, we hope we can learn more about how our industry can accelerate the process of making environmental changes in powerboating.
Powerboat and First Aid Training
The EBA champions the interests of electric boat owners. Since the late 1970s, there has been a revival of interest in electric boats for pleasure boating on the inland waterways around the world. Better underwater hull designs, lighter glass-fibre construction, improved motors and batteries and electronic control and recharge systems have given birth to a new generation which is already contributing more environmentally friendly pleasure boating for the 21st century.
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At the heart of our work is the need to compensate for the impact of port operations and expansion, balancing commercial activities with the needs of other port and harbour users, the interests of the local community, and the protection and enhancement of the natural environment
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The maritime industry is quickly adapting to new demands related to the environment and sustainability of resources. Jotron is excited to support this unique challenge. Travelling around the UK in an electrically powered RIB increases progress for further development and engages additional observation in better understanding E-Boating.
EPIRB, AIS_SART and Emergency VHF
In 2020 Winch Design launched a social and ecological strategy, Life Worth Living, designed to allow the business to develop sustainably, coupling success with environmental and social prosperity
Funding
We run continual packaging reviews to ensure we choose packaging that can reduce our environmental impact. We have stopped using plastic bags for as much of our packaging as possible.
2 Deckvest VITO and 6 Deckvest LITE Lifejackets
We believe in a zero emissions transport future. But to do this we need to simplify electric vehicle charging to get more people into more electric cars faster. To do that we have built a market leading EV charging solution.
EV Charging
With over 40 years in the renewable energy industry, Marlec are the longest established in the UK industry and a key player in the emerging solar photovoltaic market from 1987 onwards.
2 x 200W Spectra SemiFlex Pro PV Panel and 20A Solar Regulators
With a mission to protect what we all value, including the environment around us. Peli create durable, reliable products that last a lifetime.
Provision of 4 TrekPack Carry Cases for filming equipment
We are passionate about and committed to providing high quality training and the development of skills in traditional wooden boatbuilding, drawing upon the strong heritage of this craft and industry from the UK and across the world. Maintaining and enhancing these heritage skills and passing them on to future generations via our students, underpins what we do and also helps place the more modern boat building techniques we also teach, within their historical context.
Fast charging at Lyme Regis
SEAWORK is Europe’s largest on-water commercial marine and workboat exhibition. In 2024 Seawork celebrates its 25th edition! Seawork the meeting place for the commercial marine and workboat sector and is supported by our trusted partners. Marine Civils is co-located with Seawork.
Exhibition berth at Seawork 2024
It’s been over 10 years now since we first started teaching RYA Sail Cruising qualifications as a practical sailing school. Now we specialise in teaching via our online theory courses. Now more than 120 RYA Training Centres sell our courses to their students to make sure that they are as well prepared for their practical training courses as possible.
Online RYA Day Skipper Theory courses for crew
Responsibility and accountability have always been at the core of what we do at the Shipowners’ Club. Our Corporate Responsibility (CR) strategy is the way in which we seek to identify and address the issues and opportunities we encounter, with the aim of having a more positive impact on our staff, stakeholders, the environment and society at large.
P&I Insurance
SBS has teamed up with Ocean Bottle to help reduce plastic waste. Each bottle stops the equivalent of 1000 plastic bottles from even entering our oceans! The collection of the plastic also provides a sustainable living for people in coastal communities.
Loan of boat trailer
THE MOST AFFORDABLE, COMFORTABLE AND SAFE OPTION FOR OFF-SHORE SUSPENSION BOAT SEATS
Suspension Seats
With 50 years of experience supplying marine electronics to installers, chandleries, marinas, boat builders, commercial and military & government clients, we are confident in providing a first class service to all customers whatever their size or requirements are
VHF Antenna and Radar Reflector
Marine Electrification solutions Ltd, Impartial and independent consultancy supporting businesses and organization to Fast track maritime decarbonisation implementation. My mission is to promote safe, environmentally sound, efficient and sustainable zero emission propulsion systems through cooperation.
Consultancy
At EV Connectors, we stand behind the quality and reliability of our products. Our commitment to your satisfaction extends beyond the point of purchase, ensuring that you can buy with confidence.
JuiceBooster
Whilst studying Product Design at Loughborough University, Ross would spend evenings training with his lifesaving club, where his fascination with rescue equipment started. Ross saw an opportunity for a quick launch rescue water craft - that could be launched anywhere, by one person, to power through water to reach casualties quicker.
JetBoard experience for two
I would like to wish Harry all the best for his world record attempt to circumnavigate Britain using an eRIB. This is a great challenge and will be an epic adventure that will help promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths to young people around the world. Jordan Wiley
Key Stage 2 STEM Activity Pack
It is more and more important that we as manufacturers take more responsibility in the drive for greater sustainability, as such we implemented our R5 Philosophy which outlines our 360 degree approach. A core part of this is the manufacture of high quality sustainable ropes and cords made from recycled yarn (rPET) and Bio-based Dyneema® with in the UK.
Mooring Lines
We cover all facets of innovation support, from high level advice through to bid writing, collaboration partnership building, promotion both nationally and internationally and overall business strategy.
Marine Collaboration and Innovation
Everything we do is centred around ‘Connecting our island communities for a better future’. We take immense pride in our islands and wholeheartedly embrace our role in island life. At Sure, every individual is driven by a passion to contribute positively to our communities.
SIM Card for Isle of Man
Universal Safety is a MCA approved Liferaft and Lifejacket service station. Everything for the leisure user to the full commercial customers.
Liferaft
Baltic design and manufacture lifejackets, buoyancy aids and floatation clothing. There can no compromise when it comes to your safety, and at Baltic we invest our people, processes, materials and component parts to provide an exquisite top of the range product, that is functional and comfortable whilst remaining stylish
Horseshoe buoy
We are proud to hold the following certification ISO certifications for 14001 Environmental & 20121 Sustainable Events, ISO 9001 Quality management System & ISO 45001 Health & Safety.
Logo Design
It's like Google Maps for boats. Charts, weather, tides... Everything you need in one place.
Navigation Aid
Since the very early days RibRide has prided itself on its commitment to excellence in everything it does and as a consequence has won numerous awards and consistently received great reviews from its RIB Riders on TripAdvisor, achieving certificates of excellence from 2012 to 2020 including Blue Flag Sustainable Boat Tour Operator 2018
Menai Straits Training
TREES FOR SEAS: Socially Responsible……but still having fun. As you probably already know we are on a mission to build the best powerboat company in Britain. As part of that vision we would like to be more socially responsible and you can help.
Night Drive Experience
We truly believe that electric vehicles are the way forward. Driving an EV rather than a petrol or diesel has a positive effect on our air quality, even more so if you are using renewable energy like Solar PV to charge up!
Electric Campervan 2023
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Gill

The world-leading marine clothing manufacturers were keen to jump on board and support this enterprising green initiative, aligned with their intent to 'inspire the next generation of adventurers, to push boundaries and challenge the norm'. 

 

"It’s been really interesting to learn about Harry’s challenge and the complexities associated with it. It’s such an important issue that needs attention and we have a huge amount of admiration for what he is doing. We hope this is the start of positive change in the marine industry and will show people that it is possible to still enjoy being out on the water without negatively impacting the marine environment. The path to true sustainability is a long one, but together we can play our part in protecting the environment.”

Rachel Pratt - Senior Marketing Manager

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Vulkan

With five production sites, over 50 sales companies and around 1,400 employees worldwide, the VULKAN Group is a technology and market leader in the marine, industrial and energy sectors as well as refrigeration and air conditioning.

 

"Vulkan are happy to support Harry on his Round Britain voyage and are already working on some interesting projects in the field of Electric/Hybrid propulsion. This Challenge will hopefully promote these projects for us as well as the eRIB challenge itself!"

Adrian Birkin - Managing Director

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Bournemouth and Poole College

Bournemouth and Poole College have invested in brand new electrical Propulsion equipment and training resources, including engines, helm training and testing materials. Some of their Green Skills resources will be freely available on the Round Britain eRIB website to help engage young people in understanding the technologies involved in the green marine revolution.

 

“We’re really pleased to be supporting this exciting adventure. As a college, we pride ourselves in being at the forefront of marine education and working with local and national employers. We hope this inspires both young and old to learn more about the marine industries of the UK, the importance of sustainability and how both can work together to make a difference.”

David Massieu-King - Business Development Manager

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Lyme Regis Town Council

As our home port and our START and FINISH Location we are delighted that LRTC have embraced the opportunity to get behind the project and support us.

 

“Lyme Regis Town Council is delighted to support Round Britain eRIB team. We look forward to this project playing an important role in decarbonising the marine sector – both by overcoming the technical and logistical problems, and by raising publicity"

 

“It is vital that the world stops burning fossil fuels. Climate change is already impacting coastal communities around the world, and our children will face more severe consequences. It is fitting that a teenager will be the skipper on this challenge around our coast, highlighting the need for change and demonstrating an environmental alternative"

 

“We are really excited that the Round Britain eRIB Challenge will be start and finish in Lyme Regis, and we wish Harry and his team well.”

Cllr Philip May - Vice-chairman of the Environment Committee

There is space for more...

If you are interested in sponsoring the Round Britain eRIB challenge please consider being a Location VIP or contact Jaqui our Project Manager, on +44 7970 173155 or jaqui@roundbritain-erib.org

We need sponsors for:

  • General funding

  • Satellite communications  

  • Film equipment

  • Provisioning 

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