Blue Flag - The DBA Magazine

Blue Flag magazine is published every two months with a targeted audience of over 1,800 readers every issue - All DBA members and selected people in the boating business, marinas and relevant boat clubs. Around 900 DBA members are barge owners and the rest considering building or buying a barge.   

Members can receive it by post or download it from the Library.

                        BF cover may06            BF cover Nov07


A Typical Contents Page.   A sample copy


A selection of past articles are available on the menu (left).   Past issues are available to members in the DBA Library.

Advertising in Blue Flag

If you would like to advertise in Blue Flag please contact for more details.

Some typical advertising pages are shown here and our current rates here.

Blue Flag is A4 format with every page printed in full colour with each issue around 40 pages.

The Editor of Blue Flag is Chris Grant, Email:

Blue Flag Deadlines






Print & Post


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June      May Jun
August   Jul Aug
October   Sep Oct
December   Nov Dec


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