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The new 7.6-litre V12 600hp Verado
Mercury Marine today introduced the new 7.6-litre V12 600hp Verado outboard engine though its Irish dealers Viking Marine (Kilcoole) in County Wicklow. With this launch, Mercury continues to transform the high‑horsepower outboard market, providing its most powerful and capable outboard, which…
The workboat will have a cruising speed of 25 kts, a top speed of over 30 kts, and an impressive range of 60 NM at cruising speed.
Belfast Lough based Artemis Technologies has moved to the next phase in the development of its Artemis eFoilerTM electric propulsion system, announcing plans to launch a technology demonstrator in 2021. Announced by Artemis Technologies COO, Prof. Mark Gillan, during a…
The new Yamaha V6 range and new DBW Side Flush Mount system are available from 2022 season
Yamaha Marine has announced a series of innovative upgrades to its premium V6 outboard range. The improved Yamaha V6 range shares design cues from the company’s flagship XTO, with new features including Digital Electric Steering (DES), Thrust Enhancing Reverse Exhaust…
The boat cruises above the water, its weight rested on two hydrofoils
Billed as the world’s first electric hydrofoil speedboat, the Candela Seven has been brought to market by Swedish startup, Candela Speed Boat. Propelled by the Torqeedo Deep Blue 50i electric outboard engine the boat cruises above the water, its weight…
Local products….the 25ft Shannon Hooker Sally O'Keeffe (left) was community-built in 2015 in Querrin on the Loop Head Peninsula near Kilrush under the guidance of Steve Morris, while the new 24ft Galway Bay Gleoiteog Naomh Fanchea has been built in Steve's busy boatyard in Kilrush itself.
Steve Morris of Kilrush Boatyard and his lead boat-builder Dan Mill are busy these days, as their team have two further Dublin Bay 21s under construction for the Hal Sisk/Fionan de Barra project, and this week they launched the new…
The new Tohatsu range from O'Sullivan's Marine
O'Sullivan's Marine aims to deliver the ultimate boating experience by providing outboard motors that are simple, easy to use and of outstanding quality. Tohatsu, one of our most popular brands, and one of the oldest manufacturers of outboard motors in…
Outboard motor installed with Micro-Plastic Collecting Device
Suzuki Motor Corporation is continually seeking to develop innovative solutions to environmental issues associated with the manufacturing of automotive and marine products and has now developed the world’s first* Micro-Plastic Collecting Device for installation on outboard motors. Marine plastic waste…
The former Avon eJET 450 will now carry the Zodiac marque
The world’s first 4.5m electric tender is now the flagship of Zodiac’s electric RIB range. Originally launched in 2017 by Z Nautic under the Avon brand, the eJET 450 will now carry the prestigious Zodiac marque as part of a…
“Evinrude
Marine manufacturer BRP has announced they will discontinue the manufacturing of outboard engines and have made an agreement with Mercury Marine to support boat packages. This means no more Evinrude E-Tec or E-Tec G2 Outboards. With Evinrude discontinued, Mercury Marine…
The Pulse 58 - an electric RIB
RS Electric Boats, the brand-new sister company to RS Sailing, this week launches the Pulse 58 - its electric RIB. Unveiled at Boot Dusseldorf, the Pulse58 is the product of two years of development and is ground-breaking as the first-ever…
German 'Electrified' Sailing Club Sets Example Through Electric Coach Boat with Torqeedo Propulsion
From yacht clubs to sailing schools and non-profit associations – sailing organisations around the world are using Torqeedo electric outboard engines to modernise their fleets, thereby reducing CO2 emissions and improving energy efficiency. As a pioneer, Verein Seglerhaus am Wannsee…
The W1da off Roches Point during this week's Cork Week
My main interest at Cork Week was the red yacht moored at the marina, making its first appearance in Ireland and described as ‘a sailor’s yacht.’ Several years ago I met the man who is proud of that description, though…