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Getting away from the day job: Neil O'Hagan helming a Dragon
News Update
#SailingTalk - The next event in Greystones Sailing Club’s Winter Wednesdays series of talks hosts Neil O'Hagan of the Atlantic Youth Trust, the project that aims to bring about Ireland's next sail training tall ship. O’Hagan is also on-shore co-ordinator…
Oyster yachts 565 and 595
Boat Sales
In 2011 Oyster announced the Oyster 885 following extensive research and development of the project to build the Oyster 100 and 125. Observing that the LY2/3 code requirements meant the Oyster 100 had only 5 cabins for the owner and…
Rival 41 for sale on Afloat.ie
Boat Sales
It’s remarkable how many thoughtful sailors decide on the Rival 41 when they seek an able seagoing vessel which they know will fulfill their cruising dreams, and will do so with a minimum of hassle and a maximum of comfort…
Dublin's MGM Boats will be exhibiting on the Lagoon catamaran stand in Dusseldorf this weekend
Marine Trade
Boot Dusseldorf, the 48th International Boat Show, will open this Saturday and continue through Jan. 29 at the fairgrounds in Dusseldorf, Germany.  Organisers said the event will reflect the international market with a broad range of boats, yachts and water…
Lloyds of London with its origins in marine insurance using a coffee house in 1688 is examining the Irish capital which remains on a shortlist as it finalises plan to deal with Brexit
News Update
#LloydsofDublin? - The option by Lloyd’s of London according to The Irish Times in setting up a subsidiary in Dublin is actively been examined, as it finalises its plan to deal with the move to Brexit. The insurance market is…
Transport Launches New ‘Seafarers’ Website
News Update
#Seafarers - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has launched its new Seafarers web resource for all seafarers, fishers, recreational craft users and others looking to obtain certification or qualification in the sector. The new website is intended…
Zorg Ella – a 21 metre barge originally used to transport potatoes in eastern Netherlands was transported by ship to Dublin Port as seen lowered into the water
News Update
#EscapeRoom - The ‘escape room’ business initially an Asian craze has arrived in Ireland and appears to be booming at the moment. The latest addition to the sector was launched in Dublin yesterday afternoon – and its backers are hoping…
Kenneth Rumball instructing in Dun Laoghaire harbour this Autumn. He will give a talk about taking his teaching from a hobby to a full professional career in Galway Bay Sailing Club on January 18
How To Sail
Irish National Sailing School Principal Kenneth Rumball heads west  this month to give a chat about his sailing career. All are welcome to Galway Bay Sailing Club on Wednesday,18th of January at 8pm. Here's what the Oranmore club can expect:  I…
The Boarncruiser 1300 Elegance won the Motorboat Awards 2017 in London.
Boat Sales
The annual Motor Boat Awards was celebrated last night at a gala dinner in London hosted by Motor Boat & Yachting magazine and sponsor Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance An audience of over 250 international guests saw the 2017…
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat forms this backdrop as cruiseships anchor off Villefranche-sur-Mer, south of France in 2010: (L-R) Thomson Holiday, Disney Magic (maiden call to Dublin last year) and Grand Holiday (now Magellan: see today's Afloat.ie report)
News Update
#Awards&Shows – The Irish Travel Industry Awards ceremony is to take place in Dublin on 26 January in the historic surroundings of the Round Room of the Mansion House. The annual awards are an initiative of the Irish Travel Agents…
Racing at Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League
Jobs
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club is recruiting for the role of Sailing Development Officer. The successful applicant will help create and implement a programme that will increase participation in sailing and other marine activities, devise marketing initiatives to promote/fund the…
Howard Pridding, Brienc Morin and Jonathan Fielding at the London Boat Show
Marine Trade
An agreement has been made between the UK’s South West and Northern French marine businesses in a bid to boost maritime tourism amid the uncertainties surrounding Brexit. British Marine South West (BMSW), which represents 200 marine members in the region,…
Regina was built in 2011 and saw a significant refit last year
Boat Sales
#JamesBond - A luxury sailing yacht seen in the James Bond film Skyfall could be yours — for a cool €9 million. Forbes has more on the sale of the 183ft schooner Regina, which took Daniel Craig’s James Bond and…
Crosshaven Boatyard visible beyond the Royal Cork Yacht Club
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Doyle Shipping Group will concentrate its core stevedoring business in Dublin, Cork and elsewhere in Ireland as it prepares to offer Crosshaven Boatyard for sale as a going concern this year. That’s according to yard manager Matt Foley,…
 [L-R: At the London Boat Show today - Howard Pridding, Chief Executive Officer at British Marine; Peter Earp, Owner of English Braids/Marlow Ropes; Mark Garnier MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade; Richard Edge, Sales Director for Marlow Ropes; David Pougher, President of British Marine]
Marine Trade
British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, welcomed Mark Garnier MP to the London Boat Show today to continue the successful working relationship between government and industry. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of…
Conwy is the venue for the All Wales Boat Show 2017
Marine Trade
The All Wales Boat Show is sailing back into Conwy Quays Marina on 9 to 11 June 2017, and with new sponsors and event partners on board it promises to be even bigger and better. The Show, is the only…
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