Green Blue 'How to'

 The Green Blue How-to

Weir Quay Boatyard whole-heartedly endorses and wherever possible follows the initiatives and advice set out by The Green Blue, the joint environment inititaive by the British marine Federation and the Royal yacht Associaton.

We highly recommend that you read the following 'How to...' advice and visit The Green Blue website to see how we can all try to minimise the environmental impact that recreational boating can have on coastal and inland waters and adjacent habitats.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Guides to keep on board, please email info@thegreenblue.org.uk and you will be sent a copy automatically.

The Green Blue top tips

  • Never allow rubbish to go overboard
  • Don't let oild and fuel spill into the water
  • Use onshore toilets where possible
  • Navigate carefully when you see marine wildlife and keep wash to a minimum
  • Choose your anchoring site carefully
  • Use low phosphate, environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Recycle as much as possible
  • Safely dispose of waste from maintenance