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The Redbay Stormforce 7.4S RIB available now from Leinster Boats
Dublin Bay-based yacht broker Ronan Beirne of Leinster Boats is listing a Redbay Stormforce 7.4S RIB on his current boats for sale brokerage listings. Described by Beirne as 'the perfect family rib', the open sea adventure vessel is available now…
Map showing the survey area for the Lir Offshore Array
Geophysical survey works as part of a scientific data-gathering exercise for the Lir Offshore Array are set to begin this week. Survey company Ondine will be carrying out these works from Wednesday 9 February until the end of April, weather…
new van for Irish Olympic Sailing Team
Irish Sailing, the sport's national governing body, has added to its growing fleet of vehicles, this time with a new van for its Olympic Sailing Team. The vehicle will be used to transport boats and equipment to international events on…
The RS Feva offers a double-handed alternative and stepping stone for young sailors, The world’s leading double-handed dinghy for youngsters and parent/child teams. Exciting performance is the secret behind the success of the RS Feva. The modern styling and practical…
The Ocean Navigator
TechWorks Marine plans to deploy four trawl-resistant bottom mounted acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCP) frames in Castlemaine and Valentia off the coast of Co Kerry from this Monday 7 February. Weather permitting, the Ocean Navigator (callsign EI018) will deploy the…
A source of eternal and increasing fascination - Ernest Shackleton's doomed Endurance locked in the thickening ice of the Weddell Sea
The Kildare-born Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton becomes more famous with every passing year, particularly in America where his successful saving of the lives of every member of his doomed 1914-1916 expedition with the ice-crushed Endurance is used in top businessschools…
Applications are sought from suitably qualified persons for the following positions: Marine Officer (Competition ID 009348). Oifigeach Mara Application forms and full particulars are available on the Council's website and this link here Completed application forms should be returned BY…
Irish Marine Federation Chairman Paal Janson
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) has welcomed the call by an international marina grouping to have marinas recognised as nautical tourism destinations and to be recognised officially alongside other tourist accommodation descriptions. as set out in the National Tourism Development Authority…
Jump Juice running under spinnaker
Key Yachting Ireland is delighted to announce that they have the sale of the iconic 2006 one-off Ker 37, Jump Juice, designed by Jason Ker and beautifully built by Vision Yachts in Cowes. Following on from the quick and successful…
North Sails Podcast Loft 57
Design is at the heart of every sail we build at North Sails, here in Ireland we take design seriously. From the initial consultation with our clients right through to the sail trial is all about the design. We are…
Kinsale's Matthew Beecher has had one to one coaching sessions on the Figaro 3 with Kenny Rumball of the Offshore Racing Academy
Kenny Rumball on January activities of his newly formed Offshore Racing Academy  The offshore shorthanded racing scene has exploded and is racing away without any signs of slowing down. Countless numbers of IMOCAs and Class 40s are in build ahead of…
A number of vacancies are currently open for roles with shipping companies based on the South Coast. In the Port of Waterford, shipping services firm Maritime Expert Ireland is recruiting for cargo surveyors in liquid and dry bulk cargos. Candidates…
File image of Simon Coveney TD
Russian military exercises planned for next week will no longer take place within Ireland’s Exclusive Economic Zone, the Foreign Affairs Minister has confirmed. In a tweet published this evening (Saturday 29 January), Simon Coveney — who is also Minister for…
Marine Institute’s Bursary Programme 2022
The Marine Institute continues to invest in the next generation of ocean professionals, through the 2022 Summer Bursary Scholarship Programme, which provides third level students with work experience across a number of marine areas. The MI Bursary Scholarship Programme has…
Grace O’Sullivan is MEP for the South constituency
An Irish MEP and former Greenpeace activist has spoken of her experiences encountering the Russian military amid the controversy surrounding next week’s planned live-fire exercises within Ireland’s EEZ. Grace O’Sullivan recalled facing a forceful response when she climbed the anchor…
Map showing the area where Russia plans to conduct military manoeuvres
The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport advises of “serious safety risks” for vessels” around plans by the Russian military to conduct live-fire exercises off the Cork coast from next week. As previously reported on, concerns have…

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