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Pictured at the launch of Green Rebel's sponsorship of Pat Lawless' entry for the Golden Globe Race at Kieran Ivers, CEO of Green Rebel, Pat Lawless and Susie O'Leary of Green Rebel
Green Rebel will be the main sponsor for sailor Pat Lawless as he attempts to become the first Irish person to sail around the world non-stop as part of the Golden Globe Race. Around 6,000 people have climbed Everest while…
Jelly Baby ready for the road north
Kevin O’Neill’s boat-shed at Kirkistown on the Ards Peninsula in Co Down has seen many boat restorations, the most recent being the MGRS 34, Twenty Twenty for Rex Robinson of Dublin Bay (renamed Debbie R in memory of his late…
Dufour 430
With the cancellation of boot Düsseldorf back in January and other boat shows due to COVID, Dufour Yachts have been making more use of online events to showcase its range of yachts. Following the first two events in its Dufour…
Blue Belle in prior racing glory
One of Crosshaven Boatyard’s latest offerings is Blue Belle, a Jason Ker-designed racing yacht built in 2002 by Vision Yachts in the UK. This Ker 11.3 has been laid up ashore for many years but is very well presented. Her…
Taoiseach Micheal Martin joins John Wallace, Green Rebel CEO and Chris Franks, Senior Master of the Roman Rebel on board the Roman Rebel for the announcement that Green Rebel is to create 50 jobs over the next year
Green Rebel has announced plans to create 50 jobs over the next 12 months.  Green Rebel is an Irish owned business established to service the current and future needs of offshore wind farms. The new positions will include survey vessel…
The Rodman Spirit 31 Outboard
After a year's break, Hugh Mockler of Crosshaven Boatyard from Cork Harbour is delighted to be presenting a three boat Rodman line up at the Southampton Boat Show that runs until the 18th September, with representatives from each of Rodman's…
Dufour 470 - a free high spec equipment bundles with all Dufour Yachts ordered at the Southampton Boat Show – berths M315-325
Dufour Yachts and Crosshaven Boatyard are back with a bang at Southampton Boat Show, presenting five yachts, including the fabulous new Dufour 470 and the Dufour 56. Crosshaven Boatyard is announcing amazing Boat Show 'bundle' offers for all yacht orders…
The designer of the new Dufour 32, Umberto Felci, says the aim of the D32 project was to add fun to sailing
The launch of the new Dufour 32 is exciting news for the Irish market, says Irish Distributor Hugh Mockler of Crosshaven Boatyard in Cork Harbour. "This new model from Dufour Yachts comes with a single long rudder and tiller steering,…
Ellen Ruhotas, Managing Director of Zenith Energy, and Pearse Flynn, founder of EI-H2, pictured the two companies announced plans for a joint venture to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility Bantry Bay to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia. When fully operational, the new facility can reduce Irish carbon emissions by 2.4 million tonnes per year, which represents the equivalent of the carbon emissions of a quarter of all Irish homes.
Zenith Energy and EI-H2 have announced plans for a joint venture to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility at Bantry Bay to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia. The project will involve the engagement of key stakeholders in…
Flying high - (L-R) Paul Daly, Weston Aviation, Sarah Kandrot, Head of Aerial Surveys with Green Rebel Group, pilot Gerry Humphreys, AFTA and Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport
The first digital aerial ecology surveys of Irish coastal waters to be undertaken by a domestic company are about to begin following the arrival of a new special mission aircraft owned by Green Rebel Group into Cork Airport. The company…
Michael Horgan, Group CEO of Green Rebel Marine
Cork Harbour based marine survey and consultancy company Green Rebel Marine has announced the appointment of Michael Horgan as Group CEO. Michael (Mick) is a graduate of the National Maritime College of Ireland. A Master Mariner with a wealth of…
Green Rebel Marine founder Pearse FlynnGreen Rebel Marine founder Pearse Flynn
Green Rebel Marine in Cork Harbour has acquired a majority stake in Limerick-based marine data firm IDS-Monitoring. The deal involves an investment of close to €7 million and will result in the creation of 30 jobs over the next two…
The new Dufour 470
Recently launched in La Rochelle, the new Dufour 470 model will tour France and then Europe, as well as the United States, Australia and Asia in its worldwide launch. "The 470 represents continuing advancements with the Dufour range of yachts",…
My Canine Companion service user Callum and his dog Heather
Green Rebel Marine has joined forces with My Canine Companion to support families around Ireland living with autism. My Canine Companion is an Irish charity that provides accredited service dogs to people with disabilities, predominantly autism. In addition, they provide…
The Dufour 61's deck layout - it will be possible to set up a sail test in La Rochelle as soon as it is safe to travel
Dufour’s new Flagship, the sleek-looking Dufour 61 designed by Felci Yacht Design, will be undertaking sea trials in the next few weeks in La Rochelle. The new Dufour 61 will be quick but stable and very easy to handle, according…
Crosshaven Boatyard Appeals to Customers for Patience Under Latest Pandemic Restrictions
With the rise in COVID-19 cases and in line with Government guidelines, Crosshaven Boatyard has no option but to close its gates for the time being. In a statement on social media, the Cork Harbour boatyard appealed for private boat…

Crosshaven Boat Yard is the Irish distributor for Dufour Yachts of France. Crosshaven Boatyard offers a complete range of top quality Cruising and Racing yachts from 32 feet to 52 feet.

Crosshaven Boat Yard was established over 60 years ago and has been a family-based operation since its early days.

The Yard originally specialised in building commercial fishing boats and small pleasure craft, both sail and power and is famous for its involvement in the construction of a number of significant yachts such as Gypsy Moth V, Saint Brendan, Longbow II and a series of Moondusters were completed up to the early ’80s.

Crosshaven Boat Yard installed the first commercial marina, with a Marine Travel hoist, in Ireland in 1979. This era saw a major change of emphasis in the business and since then we have concentrated on all aspects of the repair, care and maintenance.

The Cork Harbour company also offer, the White Shark Range of Sports Boats cater for angling and water skiing interests.

Crosshaven Boatyard are also agents for the popular Seaward Range of Motor Cruisers from 19′ to 42′.

The firm's Brokerage service consistently achieves top results for our large client base and we can offer the best professional advice whether you are a buyer or a boat owner.

The yard is situated just a stone's throw from the Royal Cork Yacht Club,  the oldest yacht club in the world founded in 1720.

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