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Marine Firm Ordered to Pay €20k Over Rats in Workplace
Marine Trade
#rats – The Labour Court has ordered a marine firm to pay €20,000 to a former employee suffering from post-traumatic stress due to the presence of rats and mice at her workplace as the Irish Independent reports. In its determination, the…
Irish Beneteau Dealer BJ Marine Celebrates Power & Sail Awards at German Boat Show
Marine Trade
#bootdaily – Irish Beneteau dealers Bernard Gallagher and James Kirwan of BJ Marine are smiling at BOOT Dusseldorf this morning following the European Power Boat of the Year and European Sailing Boat of the Year awards announcements for the MC5…
Irish Yacht Broker off to Great Start at BOOT Dusseldorf, German Boat Show
Marine Trade
#boatsforsale – Ireland's MGM Boats got off to a busy start at this weekend's opening of Boot, the Dusseldorf Boat Show. It's an upswing in fortunes for yacht sales that that started off at the London Boat Show earlier this month where…
UK Marine Sector 'Exports Its Way Back To Growth'
Marine Trade
#LondonBoatShow - The UK's domestic boat sales market is heading back towards pre-recession levels, according to marine leisure industry body the British Marine Federation. Releasing its latest data to coincide with last week's London Boat Show, the BMF points out…
Crosshaven Boatyard Report Promising Brokerage Enquiry Levels for 2014
Marine Trade
#cby – Brokerage sales for Cork harbour yacht broker Crosshaven Boatyard (CBY) in 2013 was steady with some boats going abroad but thankfully the majority staying in Ireland. Recent boat sales for CBY include a 2006 Jeanneau Merry Fisher 925,…
New Suzuki Outboard Motors Punch Above Their Weight
Marine Trade
#TradeNews - Motor boaters looking for some featherweight power will want to consider two new Suzuki outboard models that punch well above their weight. At just 62kg each, the DF30A and DF25A are the lightest in their respective classes. But…
Irish Yacht Broker Firm Reports Strong Demand at London Boat Show
Marine Trade
#mgmboats – Irish boat firm MGM Boats has proved a big hit with its boats for sale stand at this week's London Boat Show, according to managing director of the Dun Laoghaire company, Gerry Salmon. Salmon says clients are looking…
Bargains Aplenty In Britain's Used Boat Market - But 'Buyer Beware'
Marine Trade
#BuyingABoat - The head of a UK yacht brokers association has urged those thinking of buying a boat in 2014 to beware as prices tumble in Britain's second hand market. As Jane Gentry - CEO of the Yacht Brokers Designers…
Irish Marine Firm Launch New French 'Beneteau' Craft for 2014
Marine Trade
#beneteau – After a reported strong 2013, including the opening of Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow, Irish boating firm BJ Marine is gearing up for 2014. Representing major international boating names Beneteau, Fairline, Sea Ray and Greenline, BJ Marine…
60th Edition of The London Boat Show Opens
Marine Trade
#londonboatshow – There's no time to waste to get your ticket! This year's London Boat Show is shaping up nicely with 63 debut launches (and more in the pipeline). Among the exhibitors are Irish firms BJ Marine and MGM boats. …
New Location Means More Business For Sligo RIB Specialists
Marine Trade
#TradeNews - Afloat.ie first reported in March last year on Inland Inflatables Services' planned relocation to larger premises in Collooney, Co Sligo. And now the move is finally going ahead, as the RIB service business - one of the largest…
BJ Marine Heading for European Boat Shows After Strong 2013 Season
Marine Trade
#boatshows – After a reported strong 2013, including the opening of Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow, Irish boating firm BJ Marine is gearing up for 2014. Representing major international boating names Beneteau, Fairline, Sea Ray and Greenline, BJ Marine…
Magblade Propellor Firm Aims to Take Propulsion to New Levels
Marine Trade
#magblade – Leading Irish marine supplier Nick Bendon, well known to Afloat.ie readers through his CH Marine brand, launched MagBlade™ marine propellers at last week's international Marine Trade fair, Mets, in Amsterdam. The South African venture, where Bendon is a…
J Boats Appoint Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell as Irish Dealer
Marine Trade
Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell has been appointed J Boats dealer for Ireland, a new role for the established sailor who also works with North Sails.  Key Yachting Ltd, the sole agent and distributor of boats by J Boats and Grand Soleil…
Sunsail's Move Away From Portsmouth Puts Jobs At Risk
Marine Trade
#TradeNews - BBC News reports that nearly 100 jobs could be at risk in Portsmouth as sailing holiday firm Sunsail plans to relocate its operations to London. The company, which specialises in sailing tourism and boat rentals, says it is consulting…
Sails Should By Washed & Checked Over - Dun Laoghaire Loft Offers Sail Care Advice
Marine Trade
#sailcare – It's the time of year when you need to think about your equipment and Downer Sails in Dun Laoghaire are offering this annual advice to customers prior to storing their sails this Winter. · Sails should be washed…

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