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In this week's podcast, we meet two very different teams taking part in the double-handed section of this year's Round Ireland Yacht Race, and MGM have their Used Boat Show in Dun Laoghaire. jwplayer('avID_AVPlayerID_0_97668ef3734a697fa0a0cececb3d20f3').setup({ 'file': '/images/audio/afloatripreview.mp3', 'image': '', 'height': '0',…
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In this week's Afloat podcast, Markham Nolan hits the pontoons of the Royal St George to get a glimmer of how the first day of the ICRAs kicked off.  jwplayer('avID_AVPlayerID_0_4ddd638745c6346630e3b119b63c710b').setup({ 'file': '/images/audio/icras.mp3', 'image': '', 'height': '0', 'width': '0', 'autostart': 'false',…
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In this week's podcast we speak to Ross Killian about stepping back into an Olympic campaign and into a 49er for the first time. We profile a J105 that's ripe for short-handing in our boat of the week slot, and…
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For this week's Afloat podcast (out Friday) we're looking at the phenomenon of shared boat ownership. We want to speak to people looking to share or those already in a boating partnership about your perspectives. . Is it always one…
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This week's Afloat podcast looks at coaching. Who needs it, who doesn't know they need it, how much it should cost and what you should be getting. Plus, we go off the water to see how a business coach is…
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This week we're talking social media for sailing. Noel Davidson gets all Tweety up in your facebook, and Hugh Mockler of HM Yachts tells us how he's floating material online to sell boats. And to top it off, Liam Gorman…
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It's a longer than usual podcast this week, as we speak to Irish sailor John Coffey, who's joining Bear Grylls on an RIB expedition through the Northwest passage, Hal Bleakley on handing in his cap and badge at Dun Laoghaire…
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What a difference a week makes. Last Tuesday the amateur crew onboard Cork was jubilant at winning their first prize in the race from Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town and congratulations were not in short supply. Cllr Derry Canty,…
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SEASCAPES, RTE's maritime programme, reports on seven years of successful work to grow sea urchins in West Cork and turn the project into a world leader. Podcast below: jwplayer('avID_AVPlayerID_0_f49b20ebc928248f7c73a3351c619bb3').setup({ 'file': '/images/audio/seascapes.mp3', 'image': '', 'height': '0', 'width': '0', 'autostart': 'false', 'repeat':…
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Heading West from Cork Harbour to Schull with the warm wind in your hair might sound a little far fetched in November but now really is the time to be making plans for next season (St. Patricks day is only…
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A Finnish built, family sports cruiser with a price that has been slashed by 45% is on the market from HM Yachts in Cork. The 2007 Finnmaster Grandezza 23DC is a good seaboat with a deep V, ideal for day…
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As two possible Irish Commodore's Cup teams emerge from last month's Royal Cork's Autumn league indicator event, ICRA Commodore Barry Rose says that next week's ICRA meeting will be vital to the formation of these teams. But in a bid…

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