Multi-million pound boost from marine tourism

Marine tourism in Scotland

Scotland’s economy recorded a multi-million-pound boost from marine tourism during 2022.

According to the Economic Value of Boating Tourism in Scotland Survey 2022, sailing and boating is estimated to contribute £84m in gross value added (GVA) and 3,100 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs.

The survey was carried out by EKOS on behalf of British Marine Scotland, RYA Scotland, Scottish Canals, Crown Estate Scotland, South of Scotland Enterprise Agency and local authorities.

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