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The white vessel in the split aft berth option comes with a V-furling boom, three electrical winches and a generator
X-Yachts GB has a brand new X4⁶ ready to go from its Hamble location. The white vessel in the split aft berth option comes with a V-furling boom, three electrical winches and a generator. For more details, get in touch…
Tom Dolan raced on the Figaro professional sailing circuit until 2018 when the Figaro 2 was replaced by the Beneteau Figaro 3
Tom Dolan’s Beneteau Figaro 2 ( #15) (formerly “Smurfit Kappa”)  is the second generation of the Beneteau Figaro series. She was designed by Lombard and built in 2004 by Beneteau. She was raced on the Figaro professional sailing circuit until 2018…
J/24 One Design 'Legal Alien' racing keelboat
The J/24 One Design 'Legal Alien' racing keelboat is for sale and priced at €14,000 The 1987 Rogers hull is in excellent condition and race-ready, according to seller Jill Sommerville.  A marine surveyor report has been completed on the keelboat and the…
The Woodvale Ocean Rowing Boat is for sale
A Woodvale Ocean Rowing boat that crossed the Atlantic twice with previous owners is for sale in Greystones in County Wicklow.  The current owner has put the boat up for sale at €15k following an injury. The boat was prepped and ready…
Checkmate XV is available from mid-August for €46k
Probably the best looking and most successful Half Tonner ever is on the market via Afloat boats for sale as the Howth Yacht Club based Checkmate XV goes on sale for €46k. "No expense has been spared on this incredible…
On the dock at the Royal Irish Yacht Club - the X-Treme 37  is a new arrival for the 2022 race season
Quarter Tonner movements may have stolen the new boat headlines over the past month but that's not to say there haven't been some other new race boat arrivals around the Irish coast too.  While the move certainly seems to be into…
Latest arrival - The Quarter Tonner Panic has arrived in Crosshaven
Cork Harbour's Class Three continues to strengthen for the 2022 season with the arrival of three more good Quarter Tonners in the last two months. Royal Cork's Winter League provided a glimpse of the latest moves into the club cruiser class…
The UK Government's has made good on its promise to make a positive change to the application of Returned Goods Relief (RGR) for recreational craft resulting in many boat owners no longer becoming liable to pay VAT on the return…
Amazing Grace - A safe and sturdy boat in rough seas that also performs very well in light winds as she proved in her overall win of the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race in 2013
The Oyster 37 Amazing Grace now on the market through Afloat Boats for Sale comes with a P6 sailboat commercial license from the Marine Surveyors Office and Dept of Transport, Tourism and Sport. According to the advertisement, Amazing Grace was…
The Redbay Stormforce 7.4S RIB available now from Leinster Boats
Dublin Bay-based yacht broker Ronan Beirne of Leinster Boats is listing a Redbay Stormforce 7.4S RIB on his current boats for sale brokerage listings. Described by Beirne as 'the perfect family rib', the open sea adventure vessel is available now…
Jump Juice running under spinnaker
Key Yachting Ireland is delighted to announce that they have the sale of the iconic 2006 one-off Ker 37, Jump Juice, designed by Jason Ker and beautifully built by Vision Yachts in Cowes. Following on from the quick and successful…
Thoroughbred style – the pioneering One Tonner Golden Apple is now in Denmark
We’ve become sadly inured to reports of Denis Doyle’s exquisitely-varnished Crosshaven-built Frers 51 Moonduster of 1981-vintage mouldering mossily in the harsh climate of northern Norway. So when a certain nautically-minded antiquarian bookseller of the Roughty Valley in southwest Kerry mentioned…
Although the 12ft Wagtail is intended for day cruising rather than racing, the crew of this boat - currently on the market with Leinster Boats - are well aware that getting their weight efficiently amidships gives a much more rewarding sailing performance
The recent announcement that Nordic Clinker or Clench Timber Construction - as practised by several classic boat-builders in Ireland - is now receiving UNESCO Heritage Recognition has caused understandable pride among those who own one of those beauties, craft such…
Kaya, the all winning J/122 Grand Prix version may be going to a new port in Cork Harbour for 2022
ICRA Champion 2021 yacht Kaya is heading to Cork Harbour subject to survey, that's according to unconfirmed reports from Crosshaven. This month's advertisement for the Greystones Harbour yacht (for sale at €145k through Key Yachting) drew an immediate response from…
The new American-built J/9 launched in Rhode Island in May 2021 will now be available in the EU without tariffs
The United States and European Union (EU) announced a deal to remove steel and aluminium tariffs, resulting in the full removal of the 25% retaliatory tariffs imposed on American-made boats and engines entering the EU. Since the tariffs were implemented…
Kaya, the all winning J/122 Grand Prix version is for sale at €145,000
The overall winner of the 2021 ICRA National Championships is for sale. Kaya, the all winning J/122 Grand Prix version, has come on the market with Key Yachting in race-ready condition, complete with three new sails, one unused. The present…

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