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Changing times for DBSC

3rd February 1996
Changing times for DBSC By DAVID O'BRIEN A MOOD of change is sweeping through the country's biggest yacht racing club, as changes are to be implemented for the 112th Dublin Bay SC season. Category B racing for a new sports…
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Changing times for DBSC

3rd February 1996
Changing times for Dublin Bay Sailing Club By DAVID O'BRIEN A MOOD of change is sweeping through the country's biggest yacht racing club, as changes are to be implemented for the 112th Dublin Bay SC season. Category B racing for…
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Minister to attend ISA symposium on cruising By DAVID O'BRIEN The Minister of State at the Department of the Marine, Eamon Gilmore, is to attend the ISA's cruising symposium. One of the subjects to be covered is stress at sea…
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Munitions dump threatens safety By DAVID O'BRIEN EXPLODING ammunition in the Irish Sea, which has measured two on the Richter Scale, is a potential hazard to east coast sailors. Since the 1940's up to one million tonnes of ammunition has…
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To compliment Navionics’ XL9 size charts, it has now introduced a new Small2-size charts for Europe, available in Navionics Gold format. Designed for small boat owners, Small2-size charts can fit in all existing Gold-compatible units. The vectorized S2 charts –…
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The Ireland wakeboard team finished in fifth position at the recent Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) Championship on the Vaal River, near Johannesburg in South Africa. This was the team’s second major International competition and follows an eighth placing…
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A sailing membership venture which has enjoyed great success since its set-up in the US in 2001 has now launched in Ireland.
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Rodman Polyships is the leading Spanish producer of flybridge yachts, fisher and cruiser boats, patrol, security, police, coast guards and other specialized vessels and it is represented in Ireland by Whiterock Yachts. With large and modern shipyards in Vigo, northern…
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CarrickCraft Ireland’s boating superstore has recently been taken over by Sands Marine. Nigel Sands, who was CarrickCraft’s sales director for many years and who left the company at the end of last season to start Sands Marine, has returned to…
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Due to hit Irish shores this month (April 2008), the new ProJet 420 is a high performance, luxury tender that combines the safety and security of a Rib with the sheer fun and enjoyment of a jet. A descendant of…
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The Antares 10.80 is a model well known in Ireland for all the right reasons and this is why the solid sports fishing boat makes it into Bénéteau’s line-up again for 2008. There have been a number of interior modifications…
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Linssen Yachts’ reputation for the best quality Dutch steel motor yachts is legendary. And with the introduction of the ‘9’ Series, Linssen has managed to bring the price point down while still retaining quality.
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As more and more inland waters are designated ‘green’, banning all petrol and diesel engines, boat owners are looking for a clean yet powerful form of propulsion. Union chandlery is offering the Torqeedo as the most technologically advanced electric outboards…
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Bénéteau’s new open sports boat, the Monte Carlo, offers extra stability as well as classic Italian designer looks. The former is thanks to its forward facing knuckles which separate the water streams from the hull and stop them re-adhering to…
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The all new Bavaria 37 Hardtop reviewed in this months edition of Afloat offers an excellent standard specification, electric sunroof and opening side windows. The 37’s interior is spacious, with large separate master cabin forward, ample hanging space and a…
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A range of nine motorcruisers, from the Prestige 42 flybridge to the Merry Fisher 705, will be on show from Jeanneau. Ranging in price from E430,000 to E70,000, the fleet is available from MGM Marine in Dun Laoghaire, Belfast and…
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Sunseeker’s Portofino 47 makes its debut at Malahide boat show and already there’s plenty of talk about the company’s decision to offer the choice between conventional shaft drive or Volvo IPS engine arrangements. The version on show will be IPS…
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The pick of Ireland's Optimist fleet have finally completed trials to select teams for this year’s World Championships in Turkey and European Championships in Italy’s Lake Garda. Ireland's top 69 sailors in the world's premier junior class faced off over…
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GT Marine will display two new models at the on-the-water show, the Delphia 29.2 and the award-winning Delphia 33. Both yachts are made by Delphia Yachts, Poland’s largest boat builder.

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