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Buying From Outside Europe? Make Sure Your Boat is EU Compliant
#BUYING A BOAT - Are you getting value for money when you buy a boat from outside the European Union? Leisure marine website BoatingBusiness takes a look at your options and responsibilities when it comes to importing from abroad. "Many…
New Dubarry Sligo Deck Shoe
For over 70 years Dubarry have made footwear...and it's the craftsmanship, quality and style that lie at the heart of our success, a philosophy that's continued through to their latest offering...the Sligo casual sailing shoe. Dubarry Sligo, a low profile,…
New lightweight Suzuki DF20A and DF15A make their debut at Düsseldorf
On Saturday 21st January Suzuki Motor Corporation launched two new fuel-efficient and high performance four stroke outboard motors – the all-new DF20A and the new generation DF15A. These new models were unveiled at the Düsseldorf Boat Show and are the…
Rectangular Liferaft Range Launched by Crewsaver
#LIFERAFT– Crewsaver launched its new range of high quality, innovative liferafts in the Watersports Action Pool at last week's Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2012. The Crewsaver ISO Ocean Liferaft range has been specifically designed, fully tested and certified to…
Smart Tips for Practical Boat Buying
#BUYING A BOAT - With all the excitement that comes with buying a new boat, there are a number of important factors that every prospective purchaser should keep in mind, according to website Mad About Yachts. http://www.afloat.ie/resources/buying-a-boat First and foremost,…
New Meaco’s Dehumidifier From CH Marine
#DEHUMIDIFIER – Meaco, distributed in Ireland by CH Marine, have redeveloped the popular DD8L dehumidifier and introduced a brand new model into the range the Meaco DD8L Junior which together make up the next generation of energy saving desiccant dehumidifiers.…
Tips for Online Boat Buying
Canadian news website Surrey Now has some smart tips for boat buyers looking to find their latest purchase online. http://www.thenownewspaper.com/news/Smart+tips+buying+boat+online/5239272/story.html It's never been easier to research the latest styles and technologies on the web, so boat buying novices can be…
Special Rugby Wine Deal for Afloat.ie Readers!
Big sailing (and rugby) supporters 'On the Grapevine' Wines in Dalkey Co. Dublin have been letting the early morning kick offs go to their heads. To celebrate Ireland's quarter final placing in the World Cup tomorrow, proprietor Gabriel Cooney has…
Fed up Flunking Starts? A New Distance to Start Line Computer is the Answer
Want to improve your starting? Fed up looking for transits only never being able to see the end of the line? Here's a new innovation for racing sailors that Cork sailmaker Des McWilliam has already declared 'a brilliant piece of…
Sebago to Preview New Triwater Line at PSP Southampton Boat Show
Sebago will be celebrating their 25th year of exhibiting at the PSP Southampton Boat Show with the preview of their newest Triwater Line that will be available from Spring 2012 onwards. This will be the first time that the boating…
New McMurdo Smartfind Gets EU Approval
McMurdo's new Smartfind S10 AIS beacon, an innovative personnel/crew recovery device, has now been approved for sale throughout the European Union. The approval has been given following an independent assessment by the British Approvals Board of Telecommunications (BABT).The Smartfind S10…
Crewsaver Drysuits Launch New Range at Southampton
Crewsaver will be showcasing an exciting Drysuit range at Southampton Boat Show 2011. The new collection includes the Sabre, Cirrus, Zephyr for ladies and Razor for kids and have been developed following rigorous testing and feedback from experienced sailors who…
New Offer to Pay Boat Insurance By the Month
One of Ireland's online boat insurers, Craftinsure.ie, has reduced the criteria for its popular monthly premium option to annual premiums of just €100 with effect from 1st August 2011. Previously reserved for much higher premiums, the monthly payment option is…
These Buoyancy Aids are Made for Touring!
The Tahu and Xipe are Yak’s new Touring buoyancy aids for 2011. Built specifically for the active paddler and watersports enthusiasts, these buoyancy aids ensure you are comfortable without compromising performance. The Tahu and Xipe offer 55N of Buoyancy and…
Gill Launch Race Collection ahead of Cowes Week
Gill launch their race collection just in time for Cowes. The Race Collection is the most innovative, highest performing race gear available today, and even includes the lightest performance sailing jacket ever made. The Gill Race Collection consists of 13…
CH Marine Launches New Chandlery Outlets Nationwide
June sees the official launch of a new concept in the marketing of marine equipment in Ireland. Recognising that certain areas of Ireland are simply not able to support fully fledged marine stores on a year round basis, CH Marine…

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