The Member Organisations of the European Underwater Federation directly represent over:
Recreational diving activities account for an estimated direct turnover of some 1,400 Million Euro per annum, plus an indirect travel and tourism market value of around 520 Million Euro.
EUF is registered in the UK as a company limited by guarantee - a non profit organisation. Member organisations are represented by council delegates who decide policy matters and elect executive officers to carry out these policies, each full member organisation carrying one vote.
Day to day operation is in the hands of the EUF Executive Board, consisting of six elected directors including the President, Treasurer and Secretary General.
CMAS Europe and RSTC Europe each put forward one director with the elective council approving them and choosing another four, the Board serving a three year term.
Principle Components of the EUF (PDF) (Microsoft Word)
Articles of Association
Rules & Bylaws (these may change occasionally, contact the Secretary for the most up to date version)
EUF Application Form (for application fees see 'Rules & Bylaws' above)