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The Floating Lodge means anyone visiting the marina for a sailing course, a paddle boarding adventure with the team at Wesup or dining at the onsite restaurant can extend their stay
Expanding its appeal as a staycation destination for boaters, guests and watersports enthusiasts, MDL Holidays introduces floating marine lodges to Mercury Yacht Harbour and Holiday Park’s growing list of attractions. Fully equipped with a capacity of up to four guests,…
File image of Dun Laoghaire Marina, which is currently turning down requests from yachts seeking to come in from abroad
Anyone wishing to bring a yacht into an Irish port from abroad will have to wait a little longer as the official line remains “essential travel only”. Despite last week’s slight relaxation of movement restrictions within Ireland — with people…
The 440-metre-long concrete public wave attenuator is amongst the longest built in Australia
County Offaly firm Inland and Coastal Marinas Ltd has delivered the longest public floating wave attenuator – or breakwater – now installed in Australia at the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct project in the state of Victoria. Working with local firm Poralu…
Inland and Coastal Marinas new heavy-duty workboat pontoons installed at Fraserburgh Harbour
County Offaly marine construction firm Inland and Coastal Marinas Ltd has installed heavy-duty workboat pontoons at Fraserburgh Harbour, in the North-East corner of Scotland providing new crew transfer vessel berthing facilities for the Moray East Offshore Windfarm. With electricity and…

A newly installed seabin, the device acts as a floating rubbish bin
The Seabin Project is providing funding for a Seabin and its installation in the UK, ideally in the London area to support cleaning up the capital’s waterways. This funding package is worth over £5,000. An award-winning piece of technology, the…
Ownership of Cork City Marina has passed from the Port of Cork Company to Tower Holdings Group
Cork City Marina is now in new hands, following the Port of Cork Company’s move from its now former corporate headquarters in the Customs House to Ringaskiddy on Cork Harbour. In a letter announcing the change, the Port of Cork’s…
The new berth for Dunmore East RNLI’s all-weather Trent class lifeboat
Working for the Department of Agriculture Food and Marine, Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre and liaising closely with the RNLI, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has designed, manufactured and installed a new berth for Dunmore East RNLI’s all-weather Trent…
The 550 berth Bangor Marina on Belfast Lough
Bangor Marina on Belfast Lough is switching its electricity to a renewable source with immediate effect.  Marina Manager Kevin Baird said the marina takes its responsibility to the environment seriously and is constantly looking at ways in which it can reduce…
Schull Harbour in West Cork
Hopes for funding for a massive regeneration of Schull Harbour have been dashed as its planning permission is running out. According to the Southern Star, in the West Cork sailing centre has twice been proposed by Cork County Council for…
Festive lights afloat at Kinsale Marina in West Cork
There are only a few harbours in Ireland where you get the feeling that the land is effortlessly embracing the sea rather than endlessly battling it, but Kinsale is undoubtedly one of them. The picturesque port town provides a gentle…
Bangor Marina on Balfast Lough must close from December 26 under new rules from the Northern Ireland Executive
From 26 December Northern Ireland marinas will close and all sport including sailing event an elite level must stop the Northern Ireland Executive has ruled.  In response to the significant challenges facing the health service due to the Covid-19 pandemic,…
James Wilkinson (Newark Marina) and Jon Challis (Inland and Coastal)
Responding to increased demand for berthing, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems has designed and manufactured a 33-berth extension to the popular Newark Marina in the UK. Situated on a non-tidal section of the River Trent, Newark Marina’s expansion has not…
The IMF is pitching to stage the World Marina Conference in Dublin
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) has made its first-ever bid to stage ICOMIA's World Marina Conference in Dublin in 2023.  The marine leisure trade body, that also represents Irish Marina Operators, is up against stiff competition from rival bids in…
The Inland & Coastal pontoons navigated the small streets of  Birr in the dead of night
Some of the largest concrete breakwaters to have ever been transported by road left Cork Harbour almost a year ago destined for a large international wave attenuation project in Geelong, Australia. As the UK's Marine Industry News reported, the massive…
The new Inland and Coastal marina berths at Stornoway Harbour Marina in The Hebrides
Leisure craft berthing at Stornoway Harbour marina in The Hebrides has been boosted to 155 thanks to the completion of works by Offaly firm Inland and Coastal and the installation of 75 new marina berths in Stornoway's Newton Basin. As Afloat reported in…
Hits from the '70s, '80s and '00s playing out across the marina at Lymington
The UK's Berthon Lymington Marina claims to be blazing a path for the future of Live Music during the pandemic. The third and final (for 2020!) Music On The Marina was held on Sunday 30th August at Berthon Lymington Marina,…

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