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'Talk of a Marina in Youghal is just talk', says Martin Finn of Youghal Maritime Development Group. Currently, there are no visitor moorings, no landing jetties, no berths and only one of the five slipways is still usable. Here, the pressure…
Irish Marinas
The long awaited berthing facility in Youghal, East Cork looks to be finally getting underway. Works are due to 'start shortly' on a 20–metre pontoon and visitor moorings which could be ready for visiting boats by this summer, according to an Afloat.ie…
Irish Marinas
There's been a big shout out for the Irish Marine Federation (IMF) stand at this week's London Boat Show from UK boaters who have been 'surprised to learn' of the range of sailing club and marina facilities available around the…
Irish Marinas
MDL Marinas, one of Europe’s largest leading marina operators has invested £250,000 in a new, super fast WiFi service across its network of UK marinas. The new hardware will offer super quick internet access across all of MDL Marinas’ 19…
Irish Marinas
City of Edinburgh Council planning committee have granted planning consent to the revised masterplan for Edinburgh Marina. ­The 300 berth marina, residential, retail and spa hotel developmentwill be the focal point of Granton Harbour’s regeneration, just 2.5 miles from Edinburgh…
Irish Marinas
The AGM of the Irish Marina Operators Association (IMOA) took place this month at the end of another successful season. The news from around the coast is that visitor numbers are excellent with Irish marinas attracting large numbers of boats…
Irish Marinas
#WinterBerths - The winter mooring period for 2015-16 is coming up fast, and Ireland's boat owners will undoubtedly be looking for the best deals available. Last week we put out a call for details on winter packages available from Ireland's…
Irish Marinas
#WinterBerths - With the winter mooring period for 2015-2016 fast approaching, what are the berthing options for Ireland's sailing and boating communities? Howth Yacht Club, for one, has got a head start on the competition with their comprehensive winter package,…
Lough Derg Marina Sold To Local Investor Well Above Guide Price
Irish Marinas
#Marinas - Lough Derg Marina in Killaloe might be set for a revamp after its sale to a local investor for more than three times its guide price, as The Irish Times reports. The marina, on the Tipperary side of the Shannon opposite the Kincora House Hotel,…
Dun Laoghaire Marina Keeps Its 5 Gold Anchors
Irish Marinas
#IrishMarinas - Dun Laoghaire Marina announced today (Monday 27 July) that it has retained its 5 Gold Anchors status, the highest rating awarded under The Yacht Harbour Association's (TYHA) Gold Anchor Award Scheme. The news comes not long after TYHA…
Kilrush Marina Welcomes Largest Ever Visitor, French Three–Masted Vessel Calls
Irish Marinas
#kilrushmarina – Kilrush Marina on the Shannon Estuary has welcomed the three masted French Schooner Rara Avis. The 1958 built steel three master arrived into the marina yesterday from Brest. She was built in Holland to a Phillip Rhodes design and…
British Marina Industry Shares Knowledge With Ireland On Summer Networking Tour
Irish Marinas
#IrishMarinas - The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) from the UK received a warm welcome from marinas throughout Ireland during their recent summer networking event. Over the three-day tour earlier this month, 21 British marina professionals visited and shared knowledge with…
Shannon Estuary's Kilrush Marina Celebrates Upgrade & New Owners
Irish Marinas
#kilrushmarina – Kilrush Marina recently celebrated 12 months under new ownership having carried out an extensive upgrade and modernisation to the facilities costing in excess of €1m. As Afloat.ie reported back in March, Kilrush Marina was taken over in July 2014 from…
Portmagee Marina Pontoons Set For Second Season in County Kerry
Irish Marinas
#irishmarinas – Portmagee Marina pontoons are set for a second season of operation, built by L&M Keating Ltd, for Kerry Co Council, the 20–berth facility was opened in 2014 in the pretty port of Portmagee. It is operated by Kilrush Marina…
20 Irish Boats Swell Visitor Numbers At Whitehaven Marina
Irish Marinas
#whitehavemarina – Whitehaven Marina in Cumbria, operated by specialist consultancy Marina Projects, has announced an increase in annual berthing numbers for 2015.  "Spring is in the air" which is traditionally the time of year when the majority of boat owners…
Kilrush Marina Gets Overhaul For 2015 Season, Channel Dredging To Commence in April
Irish Marinas
#kilrushmarina – Work on lock gates at Kilrush marina on the Shannon Estuary was completed in March, just in time for the first sail of the year over St Patricks weekend. The 120 berth Kilrush Marina has recently been undergoing…

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