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Foggy morning in Kinsale with empty berths highlighting the new marina sections
With the country in lockdown, it’s heartening to see major renovations recently completed on the marina by Kinsale Yacht Club. Many readers will be familiar with Kinsale Yacht Club marina, which is right in the centre of town and guarded…
Poolbeg Yacht Club nd Marina on the River Liffey
Dublin's Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club has asked berth holders not to 'quarantine' or 'isolate' on their boats at the city-centre marina. The advice comes as the River Liffey club also cancelled its annual lift-in boat boats until further notice…
Bangor Marina in Northern Ireland
Following last night’s announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson of a full lockdown in the UK over the next three weeks, Bangor Marina in Northern Ireland has closed and is asking customers to stay away for the duration of the…
Carlingford Marina in Co Louth
Following the most recent update on white diesel supply for leisure vessels around the Irish coast, Carlingford Marina informs Afloat.ie that it will shortly install a second diesel tank for white diesel. While the marina on the Cooley Peninsula in…
Bangor Marina on Belfast Lough
The Five Anchor Quay Marina in Bangor has announced that from Spring this year it will become part of a single marina group, boatfolk. This development follows last year’s announcement from Quay Marinas that they would form, with Dean &…
Malahide Marina pictured in 2017
A court has heard that Malahide Marina was flooded with enough sewage to fill more than two Olympic-size swimming pools in a pollution incident last year, as TheJournal.ie reports. Irish Water pleaded guilty to offences under the Waste Water Discharge…
Building the breakwaters at Ringaskiddy for the new Cove Sailing Club marina
Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour has expressed excitement at progress being made on its new marina. Planning approval was granted this past May for the marina at Whitepoint, scaled down from a larger scheme that faltered in the planning…
The new waiting jetty at Conwy Marina supplied by Banagher firm Inland and Marina Coastal Systems
County Offaly marina firm Inland and Coastal Marina Systems has successfully upgraded the ‘waiting’ jetty at Conwy Marina in North Wales. The new pontoon is now in constant use, providing users with a safe and secure place to wait for…
Derg Marina under construction
A €2.3 million marina on Lough Derg that was the subject of a planning battle earlier this year is now open for business, Afloat.ie has learned. Derg Marina across from Killaloe is the first Ronautica-built marina in Ireland and was…
Located on the existing Pwllheli Marina fuel quay pontoon, the standalone and sturdy HTEC Outdoor Payment Terminal is linked to two pumps that both serve petrol and diesel.
A new 24-hour self-service fuel pump and payment system has been installed at Hafan Pwllheli marina in North Wales. Berth holders and visitors to the Irish Sea facility can now serve themselves petrol and diesel when it suits them. The…
Drawing showing the extent of the proposed marina and boardwalk at Trinity Wharf in Wexford town
Wexford County Council has issued public notice of its application for a foreshore lease “for the purpose of land-based developments, a marina and a bridge/boardwalk”. The newspaper advertisement published yesterday provides the location in Irish Transverse Mercator co-ordinates, which translate…
Simon Haigh, Managing Director of Quay Marinas (left) with Michael Prideaux, Managing Director of Dean & Reddyhoff
Dean & Reddyhoff and Quay Marinas have announced that they have signed contracts to merge their businesses. The deal is expected to complete in the next three months and the combined business will operate the second largest number of coastal…
Cove Sailing Club Celebrates Planning Approval For New Marina At Whitepoint
Cove Sailing Club has announced that Cork County Council gave approval on Monday (13 May) to its plans for a new 25-berth marina located at Whitepoint. Earlier this year saw the display of new plans for the marina, scaled down…
Plans for a larger marina in Cobh faltered a number of years ago
Cobh may finally get a new marina in what’s being touted as a major boost to marine tourism in the Cork Harbour town, as plans are prepared for public display. The East Cork Journal has details on the new €450,000…
Paal Janson at Dun Laoghaire Marina
Paal Janson has been elected as the Chairman of the Irish Marine Federation (IMF), the trade body representing marine leisure interests in Ireland. In one of his first roles, Janson (43) has framed the IMFs submission to the Government's Marine…
Dun Laoghaire Marina on Dublin Bay is Ireland's largest marina facility with over 800 berths
International marine industries body, ICOMIA, has developed a policy paper giving recommendations to governments and investors worldwide on marina lease tenders. Marinas around the world provide essential boat storage; associated infrastructure and amenities; public access to waterways and many economic and…

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