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Zhik’s INS100 waterproof jackets
Save now on Zhik’s INS100 waterproof jackets with CH Marine. Designed for life on and off the water, these jackets look the part with their athletic street-style cut. They’re available for men and women in black, navy and platinum, with worldwide shipping and…
New BR2 2.0 Offshore Range from Musto at CH Marine
Musto’s new BR2 2.0 range of offshore jackets and trousers is now in stock at CH Marine. Featuring Musto’s new hardcore ‘BR2 Performance’ fabric which offers exceptional 30k/15k waterproof protection, the BR2 2.0 range of marine clothing will keep you…
The new CH Marine app brings extra advantages—quicker availability, faster load time, easier access to info
CH Marine has just launched a brand new app, offering the best browsing and shopping experience on mobile devices. While the online website store is mobile-friendly, the app brings extra advantages—quicker availability, faster load time, easier access to info, plus…
Typhoon Swarm3 wetsuits at CH Marine
CH Marine has the latest stylishly cool Typhoon wetsuits and shorties from the budget-friendly Swarm range, designed with the novice in mind. Choosing Swarm is the way to go if you are new to the sport or just get on…
Matt Wearn, the Australian Sailing Team Laser class representative for Tokyo 2020, in Zhik’s new Microfleece Hikers
Zhik’s new Microfleece Hikers “redefine the traditional hiking wetsuit” for the highest levels of manoeuvrability and comfort while hiking. Combining a revolutionary 3D body-mapped panel design — 1mm thermal Neoprene throughout — with four-way stretch and integrated hiking support, Zhik says…
The new Zhik ranges at CH Marine
CH Marine has stocked the latest marine clothing ranges from Zhik for the discerning sailor. The Zhik Inshore 100 range (€159.95), featuring Vecta Fabric Technology, is a streamlined garment collection designed for life on and off the water. Featuring fully…
Irish Sailor of the Year Tom Dolan (foreground) who has agreed a sponsorship extension with Dubarry and French Ace Gildas Mahé onboard their Figaro 3
As Sunday’s start of the Transat en Double race to Saint Barthélemy was postponed because of severe weather forecasted for the Bay of Biscay, Tom Dolan and Dubarry are pleased to make use of the delay to announce an extension…
Z-skin from Zhik - this neat fitting, versatile top is new in the retail stores for 2021
This neat fitting, versatile top is new in the retail stores for 2021. Zhik's Z-Skin® Top has evolved for 2021 to become one of the thinnest ever, skin-fitting neoprene tops. It's the perfect performance top to crossover high activity sailing…
New jackets for women and men bolster Dubarry’s Aquatech collection
Along with its new performance trainers, Dubarry’s Aquatech collection also includes marine clothing for all conditions you’ll experience on the water. The clothing collection contains many protective features ranging from UPF sun protection, wind and water resistance to highly breathable…
The Antibes trainer is available in black, navy, platinum and silver
Dubarry’s new Aquatech Collection has been specifically designed for use across a wide variety of nautical environments. Joining the existing Easkey and Skerries trainers for men and for women are the Antibes and Palma. Both are available in multiple colours…
Antonia of Viking Marine with some tips for maintaining wetsuits
Catching a small hole or tear now may save a lot of time and money down the line. Drying your wetsuit inside and out after rinsing it with fresh water is the best way to keep it fresh and make…
Ian O'Meara of Viking Marine with some tips for keeping sailing gear clear of salt water damage
We've all been there, forgetting to wash a sailing jacket only to discover the next time you pull it out of the bag, the zip is corroded. It's normally due to not being washed out thoroughly with fresh water that expensive…
Dean Brien of Viking Marine
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Viking Marine has launched a series of short videos on how to care for your technical kit and tips and checks on safety kit to do in advance of any sailing season. In the first of its…
L'Équipe, the French nationwide daily newspaper devoted to sport, features Vendee Globe winner Yannick Bestaven (and his Dubarry boots) on its front cover
Dubarry sailing boots have long had a connection with top offshore teams around the world so it was no surprise to many sailors when Vendee Globe winner Yannick Bestaven wore the same as he crossed the Les Sables d’Olonne line.  When…
Dubarry Winter Sales Starts Today!
The Dubarry Winter Sale starts today. The Irish sailing footwear and clothing manufacturer is offering up to 40% off selected items until the 17th January. Shop here.    
The new Zhik mask - When it gets wet with the spray of the bow, it still feels very comfortable
In the light of the new July ruling's about face coverings, Piet Poelmann, CEO of Zhik, the Australian marine clothing brand, has introduced a new face mask that is weatherproof, washable and comfortable. It is not just another face mask.…

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