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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…
Dun Laoghaire Marina is one of few Irish marinas offering petrol supplies
We’re all well aware of the difficulty for leisure boats in sourcing diesel on some parts of the Irish coast, but what’s the situation for petrol for large outboards? Can anyone help Afloat.ie powerboat enthusiast Pete with this query? I’m…
Marina managers of the world met at the World Marina Conference in Athens to discuss the importance of marinas and waterfront redevelopment for economies
Last week the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2018 was held in Athens, hosted by the Greek Marinas Association who provided a  programme of topics, speakers and events under the theme: “Cross Sea Challenge for Marinas – Setting the Scene for…
Jonny Moneley, Marina Manager at the 170-berth Carlingford Marina on the County Louth coast
As regular Afloat.ie readers will know, in August, Carlingford Marina introduced a “Universal Basic Berthage” rate for visiting boats, doing away with the tried and tested price per metre rate used by the majority of marinas around the world. They…
Schull's new North Harbour pontoon has been completed ahead of schedule
Calves Week Regatta in West Cork gets a boost when it begins in two weeks time with the completion of the new North Harbour pontoon in Schull this week. The new pontoon that comes complete with a purpose-built walkway was…
Pile driving has been completed in Schull for the new North Harbour pontoon
Piledriving for Schull Harbour's new North Harbour pontoon is finished and the new pontoons are to be floated into position this week writes Bob Bateman.  A crane is now on site to lift the walkway into position. As Afloat.ie reported previously, the…
The 170–berth marina at Carlingford in County Louth has introduced a new universal berthing charge for August
For the month of August, Carlingford Marina in County Louth will be trialling a “Universal Basic Berthage” rate for visiting yachts. The 170–berth marina, located on the East coast of Ireland, will be offering overnight berthage at a basic rate…

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