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Members of the DLRCC and Dún Laoghaire Business Association team, including Viking Marine's Ian O'Meara, the Chairman of Dún Laoghaire Business Association (DLBA) and DLRCC Cathaoirleach Mary Hanafin, meeting the judges from the Academy of Urbanism in The Glass House, Dun Laoghaire
Being a competitive sailor, I love to compete and especially love a win here and there! And so when I heard that our town had won the best town award from the Academy of Urbanism, I was delighted. We all…
Viking Marine will be giving 10% off some of our best-selling products
For the next five weeks, Viking Marine will give 10% off some of our best-selling products when purchased as part of a bundle with a second best-selling item. When paired together, you will get 10% off both. There are products to…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour-based Viking Marine supported current and former staff members Antonia and Mary in their weekend entry in the National Yacht Club's Women At The Helm regatta on the J97, Windjammer. The Windjammer crew competed in the Cruiser 1…
TEMO 450 is one of the world's first lightweight and portable electric engines
Viking Marine is delighted to introduce you to the Temo 450 Electric Outboard engine. Eco-friendly, universal and light, the TEMO propulsion system takes care of both boaters and the environment. The Temo 450 is a unique approach to the portable…
Neil Colin (DMYC Frostbites Director and MC, left) with Ian O’Meara of Frostbites sponsor Viking Marine
The final day of the 2021/22 Frostbites, sponsored by Viking Marine and hosted by Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club was bathed in sunshine from start to finish. Across Ireland and the UK we were bathed in sunshine (I was in…
Viking Marine is planning a series of competitions over the coming months. The season is fast approaching and Viking Marine will be running monthly giveaways all summer long, with prizes to suit all. From sailors to swimmers & paddleboarders and…
DBSC Spring Chicken Series competitors raised €2735 in donations for the Red Cross in Ukraine after yesterday's fifth race on Dublin Bay. Event supporter Viking Marine will match the amount raised.  Next weekend, following an initial idea from DBSC champion and Spring…
Boarding Glasses From Viking Marine
Viking Marine are stocking 'Boarding Glasses', a unique patented solution to the problem of motion sickness. Viking Marine say that wearing the glasses for just 10-15 minutes alleviates the symptoms of motion sickness. The glasses can then be removed allowing…
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Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Viking Marine Chandlery Team are taking a well-earned break together on Tuesday afternoon. Viking will close the shop at noon and actually get out on the water themselves with a tailored team day from a local yacht charter…
Check out the 'Cleatcatcher' vid below
At Viking Marine, we are always looking for ways to help our sailors out with their innovative ideas. As we know sailors are a resourceful bunch, none more so than Derek De Jong of #designconcepts, a local graphic design company.…
Viking Marine in Dun Laoghaire is recruiting
Viking Marine is currently recruiting dynamic marine leisure enthusiasts to join its Retail Team in the Dun Laoghaire shop. Both full time and part-time positions are available as Viking Marine embarks on a very busy summer season both in our…
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…
Win a Helly Hansen Crew Midlayer Jacket with Viking Marine
Viking Marine have teamed up with Helly Hansen to give away a Crew Midlayer Jacket — a favourite for sailors on and off the water. The Crew Midlayer Jacket is serious in protecting you from wind, insulating you from the…
Viking Marine's Black Friday Sale
Viking Marine in Dun Laoghaire Harbour are offering 15% discount off its 2020 Helly Hansen and Crew clothing range. Large selection of Jackets, Mid-layers, fleeces and tops are included in the Black Friday Sale. Shop now for nationwide delivery or…

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