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.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Iain Brown

John Crowther

Renata Edge

Tom Findlay

Hugh Henderson

E Liddle

Margaret MacGregor


RYA Scotland -Secretariat

Firth of Clyde Forum - Secretariat

Argyll and Bute Council

British Marine Federation

British Marine Federation, Scotland

Clan Charters

Clyde Yacht Clubs Association

Clyde Yachts

Cruise Scotland

Crown Estate


Dialogue Marketing

Duisdale House Hotel

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Edinburgh Boat Charters

Event Scotland

Euro Yachts

Firth Estuary Forum

Firth of Clyde Forum

Forth and Clyde Canal Society

Forth Yacht Clubs Association

Glenuig Inn

GTG Training

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Hapimag Resorts and Residences

James Watt Dock

Kip Marina

Marine Conservation Society

Marine Scotland

Media Continental

Moray Council

Moray Firth Partnership

Ocean Youth Trust

Pagoda PR

Port Edgar Berth Holders Association


Riverside Inverclyde

Royal Yachting Association Scotland

Sail Scotland


Scottish Boating Alliance

Scottish Canals

Scottish Canoe Association

Scottish Coastal Forum

Scottish Council for Development and Industry

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment LINK

Scottish Government

Scottish Rowing

Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network

Scottish Tourism Forum

Seagull Trust

South Ayrshire Council

Stirling Council

Stornoway Port Authority

The Majestic Line

Tobermory Harbour Authority

Troon Yacht Haven

Tui Underwater

Ullapool Harbour Authority

Visit Scotland

Waverley Excursions

West Highland Anchorages and Moorings Association

Wick Coastal Rowing Club


Get involved

Next meeting:


Tel: 0141 889 9519


Stuart McMillan MSP

Scottish Parliament
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6807