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Having established himself as a daredevil of the sport of sailing, this latest stunt involves frequent Cork Harbour visitor Alex Thomson, on a kiteboard, chasing his IMOCA open 60 HUGO BOSS boat upwind and attaching himself via a rope to…
#Rowing: Ronan Byrne, the top-ranked oarsman in the Cork Sculling Ladder, beat his closest challenger, Colm Hennessey, at the Marina on Monday evening. Both men come from Shandon Boat Club. Liam O’Connell of Cork Boat Club beat Cathal Merz of…
An Irish amateur orchestra is set to realise their dream of performing on the stage of the National Concert Hall in Dublin when they play a specially composed piece of music commemorating the Helen Blake maritime tragedy where nine lifeboat…
Dublin Port Company has announced the launch of Cruise Dublin, the company’s new Cruise Tourism Development and Marketing agency established to grow Dublin as Ireland’s premier port of choice for cruise. Cruise Dublin’s role is to promote Dublin as Ireland’s…
The RORC Easter Challenge is the opening event for a long season of offshore racing. Designed as a 'training whilst racing' regatta, the RORC Easter Challenge is a great way to blow away the winter cobwebs and get world class…
British Marine launches its exciting new campaign today to help raise the profile of the varied and rewarding career opportunities within the marine industry. Designed to increase the number of young adults choosing careers within the sector, particularly amongst those…
The revival of Portaferry in Strangford Narrows as a mid-summer focal point for classic and traditional sail afloat, combined with traditional music and festivities ashore, is set to take place from Thursday June 16th to Sunday June 19th this year…
#MarineWildlife - Islandmagee locals are appealing to Northern Ireland's Environment Minister to add their waters to the list of recently proposed Marine Conservation Zones. As the Belfast Telegraph reports, the call comes over fears that a planned Gaelectric gas power…
With an aim to make a mark on the future of foiling sailing, the British foiling Vampire catamaran project has already reached peak speeds downwind of 30–knots. The project is a collaboration between catamaran sailor William Sunnucks and boat builder…
#PortOfCork - Next Wednesday 23 March is the closing date for tenders for the €100 million redevelopment of the Port of Cork's Ringaskiddy port, according to The Irish Times. Plans for a new container shipping terminal at the Cork Harbour…
#DifferentBow - The bow foreship of Royal Bodewes newbuild (yard No.723) to be named Arklow Valiant, was last week transported from the contruction hall to the outfitting quay at the Dutch shipyard, writes Jehan Ashmore. The foreship was joined to…
#PortWaveSub - An agreement between Marine Power Systems (MPS) following testing of key components of a pioneering wave powered renewable energy technology at Pembroke Port has been signed with the facility’s operator, the Port of Milford Haven. The pump that is…
Two fishermen have been brought to safety this afternoon by the RNLI after they got into difficulty off the Wexford coast. Wexford RNLI was requested to launch their inshore lifeboat at 12.08pm following a report that a fishing vessel with…
Two walkers were rescued by the RNLI inshore lifeboat from Dun Laoghaire shortly after midday today when the rising tide surrounded them half a mile from shore off Sandymount. The pair raised the alarm by mobile phone to the Irish…
Team INSS, a 1720 sportsboat skipperd by Kenny Rumball, emerged as winner of the 46-boat Rathfarnham Ford sponsored DBSC series that concluded in light airs and low cloud this afternoon on Dublin Bay. The Sailing School entry was followed home…

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