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Sailing Instructors Pass RYA Dun Laoghaire Exam with Flying Colours
Marine Trade
#sailinginstructors – 16 instructor candidates have successfully passed an intensive one week Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Dinghy Instructor course at the Irish National Sailing School (INSS) in Dun Laoghaire. The new instructors have been working hard since last October to…
Rob Doyle Launches New Design Company
Marine Trade
#Trade - Kinsale-based yacht designer Rob Doyle has announced the 'takeover' of the staff and offices of Ron Holland Design. According to Superyacht Times, the 42-year-old issued a statement on Wednesday (27 March) outlining the changeover to his new yacht…
Belfast Marine Firm in 100 Best Small Companies To Work For List
Marine Trade
#whale – For the fourth year running, Whale (Munster Simms Engineering Ltd) in Northern Ireland have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies To Work For List and have climbed 27 places since 2010. The company also…
Dublin Yacht Firm MGM Boats Ltd Exhibit at Stockholm Boat Show
Marine Trade
#mgmboats – Go ahead Irish yacht brokerage firm MGM Boats Ltd of Dun Laoghaire are exhibiting this weekend at the Stockholm Boat Show in Sweden. Irish boat firm MGM Boats Ltd is marketing 300 brokerage craft valued at €50m at…
Marine Trade
#boatsales – Irish boat brokerage firm MGM Marine Boats are exhibiting at this weekend's Miami Boat Show in Florida. John O Kane (pictured left) and Gerry Salmon are both working on the impressive Sunseeker stand with Ross O'Leary working on…
UK Government Helps Marine Trade Grow
Marine Trade
#marinetrade – A UK government and marine industry-led plan to help UK companies increase exports to countries including China, Brazil and South Korea, and to key sectors, such as offshore oil and gas, naval defence, and leisure boats and equipment…
Star Sailors Brave Weather at London Boat Show
Marine Trade
#londonboatshow –  For the first time ever sailing and fine art come together in an opening regatta live at the Show. For three days Fine Art Sails, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between world class yachting and internationally acclaimed fine artists, will…
MGM Boats Flying the Flag for Irish in London
Marine Trade
#londonboatshow – Irish boating firm MGM Boats Ltd is flying the flag for Ireland at this week's London boat show at the Excel arena. The Dun Laoghaire firm is promoting its brokerage listing of boats worth over €50m. MGM will…
Plymouth Gets New Maritime Training Centre
Marine Trade
#training – SeaRegs Training has opened a Maritime Training Centre based in Plymouth, Devon. SeaRegs Training specialises in courses for people who want to work in the marine industry, offering internationally recognised MCA and STCW95 courses including STCW First Aid,…
Ken Read to Become New President of North Sails
Marine Trade
#sailmakers – American Volvo Ocean Race veteran and world champion sailor Ken Read will become president of North Sails Group in early January, 2013 Read will return to North Sails in the role of president and take over from current…
New Sailmaking Website for Dun Laoghaire Loft
Marine Trade
#sailrepair – Long standing Dun Laoghaire marine firm Downer Sails has launched a new company website to promote its many sailmaking services including the loft's well known express sail repair service. The new site features an interesting alteration section where…
Beneteau Not Exhibiting in London But Big Splash Planned for Paris and Düsseldorf Shows
Marine Trade
#beneteau – One of Ireland's best selling boat ranges Beneteau who are also Europe's leading leisure boat manufacturer is preparing to showcase its extensive range of power and sailing yachts at the 2012 Salon Nautique International de Paris and the…
boot Düsseldorf 2013 is Marine Industry Choice as German Watersports Market Still Buoyant
Marine Trade
#bootdusseldorf – The World's biggest yacht and watersports show is well on course for another successful showing ealry next year with boot Düsseldorf proving to be a safe haven in turbulent economic times. The yacht and watersports industry is concentrating…
All Eyes on Dubai for Pre-Owned Boat Show
Marine Trade
#TRADE NEWS - Growing demand in the Middle East for pre-owned boats is creating a new market for yacht owners looking to sell, as UAE's The National reports. This weekend's second-hand boat trade show at Dubai Creek Marina is expecting…
German Boat Show Reaps Reward of Northern Focus
Marine Trade
#hanseboot – German boat show hanseboot 2012 focused on Northern European waters and it has proved effective say organisers. "The increased focus of hanseboot on Northern European waters has produced good results," said Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO of Hamburg…
Viking Marine Weathering Storm of Economic Downturn
Marine Trade
#ONLINE RETAIL - If Viking Marine boss Ian O'Meara has any regrets, it's that he didn't get into online trade much sooner. In an recent interview with The Sunday Times' Sandra O'Connell, the 52-year-old managing director explains how the internet…

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