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Awards Presented For Best Irish Coastal Photography
#Photos - Amateur snapper Carl Cutland has collected a top photography award for his image of children enjoying this year's surprise sunny summer on Galway Bay. As the Irish Independent reports, Cutland's 'Diving Fun' took the lead in the 'People…
Scenery or Steam Packet Ferry Front Cover Brochure Photo Competition
#PhotoCompetition – Photographers' look-out!...  as the hunt is on for the perfect photograph to appear on the front cover of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's 2014 brochure. The competition invites people to submit their photos showing the beauty…
Dubliner Snaps Seal's Deadly Dance With Great White Shark
#Jaws - The Mail Online has published a series of incredible photographs showing a young seal's lucky escape from the jaws of a great white shark. David Jenkins from Dublin snapped the seal's perilous encounter with the dangerous marine beast from…
Lifeboat Photographer Captures 'Courage On Our Coasts'
#Photography - A new book and exhibition showcasing striking photos of the lifesaving work of the RNLI were launched last week. The Lifeboat: Courage On Our Coasts showcases over 400 iconic images captured through the lens of RNLI lifeboat crew…
Clare Photographer Nets Top Award for 'Surfing' Dolphin
#MarineWildlife - A fantastic snapshot of a surfing dolphin has netted a Clare-based photographer the prestigious top prize at the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards, as the Mail Online reports. Czech-born George Karbus captured the winning image, titled…
Rick Tomlinson Yachting Photography Courses in Cowes
In response to many requests International Yachting Photographer Rick Tomlinson will give  a one day and a two day photography workshop this Spring. The one day session is on March 17 and two days March 29/30 2013 Both will take…
One of the longest ever photographic exhibitions of marine life will be launched this month on Dún Laoghaire's East Pier. Stretching the whole length of the pier (1.6km), the exhibition, which will be on view from Saturday the 7th July…
Photographer's Work Rewarded and 2012 Calendar Published
#PHOTO–Yachting photographer Rick Tomlinson has been awarded the Inmarsat Pioneer of Media Award at the Volvo Legends Regatta in Alicante, the presentation coinciding with the publication of his 2012 award winning calendar. The photographer who originally hails from from the…
Sailing Goes Slo Mo
Although some say sailing suffers from being slower than most other sports, photographer Brian Carlin thought he could show the sport off better by making it even slower. Here's the fruits of his work, a ten hour edit from his…
French Van Promotes Great Week of Irish Sailing
It's a great looking team sailing van, a brilliant advert for Irish sailing and an amazing photo of a TP52, planing like a dinghy in Cork harbour! The French Paprec Recylage Sailing Team have had their entire sailing van decorated with a…
Dragon South Coast Photos HERE!
Bob Bateman's weekend photos from the Irish South Coast Dragon Championships are on the Afloat Gallery HERE
Crinniu na mBad 2010 Photos
Photo Journalist Shay Fennelly aims to increase awareness of coastal communities and the marine environment with a range of articles on aquaculture and marine wildlife. His work also includes lovely sailing photography and his latest work from this year's Crinniu na…
More WIORA Action from the Shannon Estuary
A second batch of photos from a windy WIORA series on the Shannon Estuary have been uploaded to the gallery by photographer Gareth Craig. Click HERE to see the action from the Royal Western Yacht Club.
WIORA 2010 Regatta Photos from Kilrush here!
On the gallery are the latest images from Gareth Craig of Fotosail from the West of Ireland Offshore Racing Association (WIORA) Championships being sailed on the Shannon Estuary. Click HERE to go the gallery.
IRC Nationals Photography here!
Sailing snapper Paul Wyeth's photos of Britain's IRC Championships are showing the Solent off to the very best this weekend. A combination of great breeze, great sunshine and a keen photographer's eye is producing great results. The Irish boats competing…
Ocean To City Photo Gallery Here!
Photographs by Bob Bateman of yesterday's Ocean to City rowing race in Cork Harbour are up-loaded on the Afloat gallery here.

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