Region top for boating

The countryside surrounding Harting Down in the South Downs National Park, in West Sussex.

West Sussex has country’s ‘best quality of life’ for pensioners

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THE south east generates a larger boating tourism contribution to the UK economy than any other region, according to a report recently published by the British Marine Federation.

An estimated £724m was generated in the region in 2012/13. It represents almost one-fifth of the national total and accounts for 18,169 full time jobs in the local economy.