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Healthy Discounts Give Irish Boat Sales a Lift
Marine Trade
Maybe it's the fine weather? Maybe it's Enda Kenny or the IMF? Perhaps it's the sheer good value in boat deals and people determined to get on with life? Whatever it is, the Irish Marine trade is starting to see…
McConaghy Appoints Ancasta as Ireland Dealer
Marine Trade
McConaghy Boats has appointed Ancasta International Boats Sales as the dealer for UK and Ireland. McConaghy's are arguably the world leading race boat manufacturer. They are seen as the standard setters for exquisite composite construction. Their list of achievements within…
Boat Jumbles for Dun Laoghaire, Howth and Carrickfergus
Marine Trade
If you fancy a rummage through a Bosun's locker then boat Jumble sales on three consecutive weekends and at three separate locations will satisfy all bargain hunters when the Irish boating season kicks off in a fortnight's time.Each show is…
City Powerboat School on the Market
Marine Trade
Due to an opportunity for its owners overseas Dublin City's only powerboat training school, City Powerboat School is on the market. The Irish Sailing Association recognised training establishment is advertised in next week's edition of Afloat magazine. The school operates…
Sailing School Navigates Beyond the Gloom
Marine Trade
Did you say 'recession'? Heir Island Sailing School is reporting a 'boom', according to its latest press release. Between 2009 and 2010 the sail training activity and generated income of this Sailing School situated at Heir (Hare) Island, West Cork,…
Hugh Mockler Joins Crosshaven Boatyard
Marine Trade
Crosshaven Boatyard Company Ltd has announced that Hugh Mockler, (formerly of HM Yachts Ltd), is to join long established yacht broker, Donal McClement in the Boatyard's new boat and brokerage sales division.Matt Foley, General Manager of Crosshaven Boatyard, told Afloat,…
MGM Boats Open in Cork
Marine Trade

MGM Boats Open in Cork

26th January 2011
As part of ongoing plans to expand its brokerage service (and promote the ranges of Sunseeker, Aquador and Bayliner Boats) MGM Boats Ltd of Dun Laoghaire is opening a new sales office on the waters edge, at Pier road, Kinsale.…
MGM Boats Complete ABYA Training
Marine Trade
The sales team at MGM Boats have now completed the necessary training to qualify for membership of the  Association of Yacht Brokers and Agents (ABYA). In line with the steady expansion of its Brokerage department MGM say they are committed…
X-Yachts GB Go Racing in 2011
Marine Trade
X-Yachts GB has a new recruit. Guy Jackson, a graduate of Southampton Solent University has joined the company to develop the racing program for the Danish yacht manufacturer. With a Bachelors of Engineering in Yacht Production and Surveying and a…
Marine Trade
After a very successful conference in Donegal in 2009 Sunseeker dealers from all four corners of the world voted unanimously to host the event again at Solis Lough Eske Castle this year. Over 220 people attended last weekend and this…
West Cork Boatbuilder Heading for Norway
Marine Trade
Tiernan Roe of Roeboats, Ballydehob, Co. Cork has been chosen by the Crafts Council of Ireland to travel to Norway next month for a learning work placement at one of Norway's premier boat museums.Based at Norheimsund 50 miles south east…
Galway Sailmaker Teams up with Hyde Sails
Marine Trade
Hyde Sails has announced the appointment of a new loft in Galway. The only sailmakers on Ireland's west coast, Cullen Sailmakers was established in Galway in 1984. Since then Glendy Cullen (pictured below) has established a reputation for his loft's…
Autumn Boat Shows Remain Upbeat About Next Season
Marine Trade
As dark clouds continue to overshadow events as home there is some comfort to read about green shoots elsewhere in Europe, especially marine industry green shoots. In Germany, at least the boating industry is highly optimistic about its sales for the…
Fiftieth Genoa Boat Show Takes Place in October
Marine Trade
Genoa International Boat Show reaches 50 years of age this October. The global pleasure boating industry goes on show at the Italian show from 2nd to the 10th October. The show has always been popular with the Irish Marine trade…
Exhibitors Line Up at Swansea Boat Show
Marine Trade
More than 140 exhibitors are putting the final touches to their stands today at the South Wales Boat Show in Swansea ahead of curtain-up tomorrow morning. The show opens to the public on Friday at 10am with the official opening…
Weekend Boat Show in Dun Laoghaire Yields Euro 500,000 in Boat Sales
Marine Trade
A turnout estimated in excess of 350 people produced 500,000 in sales at a Used Boat Show in Dun Laoghaire at the weekend. The Coal Harbour based marine firm, MGM Marine say the three day show led to at least…

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