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Resources the Irish agents for RS Sailboats, are reminding all RS boat owners about the winter sail and cover deal. Get ahead for next season by having your new sails for racing ahead of the competition! The terms are simple;…
Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers (right) with Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath ahead of today’s Budget announcement
Sports in Ireland have received a relatively modest €8 million funding boost in today’s Budget announcement, as The Irish Times reports. About half of this figure will go towards supporting sailors, rowers, paddlers and other athletes’ preparations for the 2024…
North Sails One Design clients have had a stunning 2022 with our fantastic customers recording victories in so many World, European, National and Regional championships here in Ireland. For the month of October, we are running our 15% off season…
The Dublin Bay 21 Garavogue (number 4) is one of three competing in the 28km annual Kish Race
Barry Cunningham's new fast Cape 31 'Blast' from the Royal Irish Yacht Club will no doubt cut a dash in Sunday's Leinster Boats sponsored DMYC Kish Race on Dublin Bay.  With entries approaching 45 boats, organisers are hoping for good weather…
Irish Lights is recruiting for an Able Bodied Seafarer (Deck) on board its multi-purpose DP 1 vessel, Granuaile. THE SHIP Granuaile is an Irish Flagged 80-meter multi-purpose DP1 vessel with a 20-tonne crane and significant mooring handling capabilities. She is…
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School crews that participated at the RS Feva Easterns at Dun Laoghaire
The RS Feva Class is on the rebound in Dún Laoghaire thanks to the determined efforts of a small group of parents from the waterfront clubs and collaboration with RS Sailing agent Last winter, plans were laid to see…
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As the national governing body for boating with over 107,000 members and nearly 1,500 affiliated organisations, such as clubs and recognised training centres, the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) plays a challenging yet hugely rewarding role by advocating and providing a…
X-Yachts X4⁰
Can’t make it the Southampton International Boat Show this year? If so, why not join X-Yachts and ‘Experience the Brand’ at its Open Week in Hamble after the show? Between next Tuesday 27 September and Sunday 2 October, you’ll have the chance…
The new Rodman 690 Ventura CC will be displayed on the Marina at the Southampton International Boat Show 2022, on berth M151. This boat has a 6.5 m hull length and 7.7 m length overall, with a 2.55 m beam. Category C for 6 people (or D for 8) the boat can be fitted with a single outboard engine up to 200hp, and the boat on display at the show has reached speeds of almost 40 knots in sea trials
Rodman's Irish agent, Hugh Mockler of Crosshaven Boatyard, is sharing news of the world launch of a new range from the Rodman Shipyard at the Southampton International Boat Show 2022 this week, where they will have the first model, the…
Electronics problems forced Kenny Rumball to make the difficult decision to retire from the last leg and end my Solitaire for 2022
A lot of planning and preparation went into this year's Solitaire, from as early as January, I was out in France training, primarily in the Centre Excellence Voile in La Rochelle under the tutelage of coach Etienne Saiz while also…
Volvo Cork Week 2022 Musto Collection Sale Now on at CH Marine banner
This is your last chance to get your hands on the special Volvo Cork Week 2022 collection of marine clothing, available exclusively from CH Marine. Stocks are now limited to this final clearance offer. These quality, branded items would make wonderful…
On the water professional fly boarder, James Prestwood, also marked the opening of the show in dramatic style cutting the show ribbon mid-summersault.
Southampton International Boat Show, Britain’s biggest festival of boating, returned today, and Irish exhibitors are among the stands at Mayflower Park. To mark the passing of Her Majesty the Queen, the show will hold a minute’s silence on Friday, 16,…
Time is running out to snag Quantum Sails Ireland's best prices of the year on custom racing and cruising sails — our summer sale comes to a close at the end of the month! As you're planning for your next…
The Mayor, David Lisnard, inaugurated the Yachting Festival with Alexandra Martin, departmental councillor, Hugh Jones and Michel Filzi, Presidents of RX Global and RX France respectively, Sylvie Ernoult, Director of the Cannes Yachting Festival, Mr. Gérard Lachkar, Vice President of the French Nautical Industries Federation (F.I.N.) and many officials in attendance. After the traditional cutting of the ribbon, the Mayor visited exhibitors around the Vieux Port
The Cannes Yachting Festival closed on Sunday, 11 September, after six 'exceptional days' of business, according to the organisers. As Afloat reported previously, the Irish participants included MGM Boats, X Yachts IRL and Key Yachting IRL.  For its 45th anniversary,…
Dufour 470 - Available in three models, Easy, Performance and Ocean, it is an Ocean model at the show
Dufour Yachts and Crosshaven Boatyard have a portfolio of special offers for the September Show season. But hurry as these will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The boats are located on Marina stands - M313, 315, 317, 321, &…
Denis Crotty has been appointed Senior Projects Advisor with Green Rebel
Denis Crotty has been appointed Senior Projects Advisor with Green Rebel. He will be based between Green Rebel’s headquarters in Cork city and Crosshaven Boatyard. Green Rebel is an Irish company specialising in offshore site investigations for offshore wind developments. …

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