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Hamilton Shipping is currently recruiting for a Port Agency Assistant based in its busy Dublin Port office. Established in 1919 with offices in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Galway and Foyle Port, Hamilton Shipping is one of the most experienced and…
Ian Walker
Ian Walker MBE will be stepping down from his position as RYA racing director this summer, the organisation has confirmed. Walker joined the RYA in the autumn of 2017 and, in his dual role as performance director, he oversaw the…
Kenny Rumball's Offshore Racing Academy Figaro 3 racing in France title=
Another month has raced by in France, the UK and Ireland with projects, programmes and lectures in all countries, all dedicated to offshore yacht racing, learning and development. March started off with the Classe Figaro Academy training race of which…
The home page of the new UK Sailmakers Ireland launched this week
Cork Harbour based sailmaking company UK Sailmakers Ireland has launched a new website for the coming season. The marine firm's Barry Hayes says "it’s a website for Irish sailors with news articles and stories but most of all we want…
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…
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Fugro Germany Marine GmbH plans to conduct a cable route survey outside Irish territorial waters (12NM), but within the Irish EEZ, along the proposed Beaufort Cable System cable route in the Celtic Sea. Geophysical and geotechnical operations on the planned…
A new RCYC adult sailing programme will include keelboats and kayaking.
An Adult Sailing programme is being introduced for members at the Royal Cork in Crosshaven for the coming season. All the sessions will be followed by a debrief and a social gathering the club says. It is a development to…
Greeting sailors from us all here at North Sails Ireland! Things are getting moving now - the Axiom Private Clients April League is in full swing in Kinsale, they just finished their Frank Godsell March Series and AIB DBSC Spring…
Okyalos X at the X-Yachts boatyard in Haderslev, Denmark
Leading up to the One Ton Cup in 1990, X-Yachts received an unusual order: to build the world’s best one-tonner, with money no object. Thirty-two years later and Birger Hansen brings the historic vessel back to its birthplace. Okyalos X…
UKSA is looking for interested port operators and employers to get in touch with the aim to forge partnerships for the apprenticeship programme
UKSA is launching a new Port Operative Apprenticeship Programme, due to start this summer, as it expands its maritime career pathways. Isle of Wight based charity, UKSA, has designed the programme to give young people the opportunity to start on…
Checkmate XV is available from mid-August for €46k
Probably the best looking and most successful Half Tonner ever is on the market via Afloat boats for sale as the Howth Yacht Club based Checkmate XV goes on sale for €46k. "No expense has been spared on this incredible…
The new Jeanneau DB/43
The new Jeanneau DB/43 is a unique offer in the premium segment of day boats, combining an exclusive style and polished finish with an unparalleled capacity for entertaining. Faithful to Jeanneau’s values, with ease of handling and liveability, the DB/43…
The launch of the Ireland on the Water Expo at EIKON in Lisburn
RYA Northern Ireland has welcomed the announcement that Ireland’s first ever international watersport expo will be held at the EIKON exhibition centre in Lisburn next March. Ireland on the Water Expo will take place on 4-5 March 2023 and is…
The Offshore Racing Academy as part of its training seminars is inviting you to attend a fascinating seminar on how to use Windy effectively as a weather forecasting tool for racing and cruising sailors alike. Windy Training with Christian Dumard…
Áine Gray is an ever-present figure in any recollection of Glenans Ireland in the 1970s. Áine was always around to help and support whatever enterprise was afoot. She served on the committee for many years and made a huge contribution…
ISORA racing - There will be an introduction to getting involved in a great Irish offshore scene in 2022 by the INSS in Dun Laoghaire in April
Getting involved in Offshore Racing can be tricky if you don't know where to start. There's a fantastic offshore racing programme offered by ISORA, the skippers are very welcoming and everyone aboard had to start at the beginning sometime, so…

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