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Meet the X-Yachts team in Fredericia at Boat Show Denmark which takes place over the weekends of 24-26 February and 2-5 March. Boat Show Denmark is the largest indoor boat exhibition in Denmark. The show is held every two years…
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School are launching a “Build Your 2023 Dream Holiday Scheme” where dreams of a yachting holiday in a tropical paradise — turquoise waters, palm trees and white sandy beaches - can be realised, with you being the skipper of your charter yacht
Skipper a Yacht on Holiday this Summer - Here’s how the Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School can help inspire you with 2023 travel ideas and tempt you with something to look forward to. The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat…
To celebrate the new February Bank Holiday weekend, the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School in Dun Laoghaire have a significant price reduction for anyone booking the National Powerboat Certificate course on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of February
With the good weather finally starting to kick in, the team at the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School are launching a series of special offers for the month of February across adult powerboating and yachting courses. National Powerboat Certificate…
Nautitech 44 Open, elected
Key Yachting, Irish Agents for Nautitech Catamarans, are pleased to announce that the Nautitech 44 OPEN catamaran has won the European Yacht of the Year Award for 2023, awarded at the Dusseldorf Boat Show in the Multihull category. This was…
The M8, the flagship of Prestige’s M-Line of multihull yachts
This past weekend at boot Düsseldorf was a big one for Dun Laoghaire-based agents MGM Boats, with the world premiere of Jeanneau’s new DB/37 and the launch of the electric Delphia 10 Lounge — as well as the reveal of…
RS Aeros go downwind in the first race of the INSS 2023 Super Series at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Despite the gloomy day on Saturday, RS Aeros, 400s, Waszps and even two RS Neos took to Dun Laoghaire Harbour for the RS Super Series, which is organised by Irish National Sailing Club and sponsored by the distributors for…
The INSS team are looking forward to welcoming back sailors who were participating before Christmas, as well as sailors from their Summer courses who want to get back into the sport ahead of this year’s school holidays
The Junior Club - Saturday Sailing at the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School is back on Saturday, the 4th of February, for children aged 7-17 years. The programme runs over nine Saturdays up to the Easter break, with participants…
Artist’s impression of the Delphia 10 Lounge moored at an inland waterway jetty with an electric charging point
The new electric-first Delphia 10 Lounge enjoyed its official launch at boot Düsseldorf on Sunday morning (22 January). Similar to the D10 LoungeTop which was unveiled last November by the ‘mindful cruising’ brand, the Delphia 10 Lounge boasts an open…
The new DB/37 from Jeanneau features a streamlined silhouette designed by Camillo Garroni
Jeanneau expands its DB Yachts line with the new DB/37, which had its world premiere at boot Düsselforf on Saturday 21 January. Benefiting from all the savoir-faire and creativity of Jeanneau, the DB/37 is available in inboard and outboard versions…
A relief map of Lake Geneva by Bobby Nash of Latitude Kinsale
Renowned 3D map artist Bobby Nash of Latitude Kinsale will be exhibiting at boot Düsseldorf from this Saturday 21 January. It marks three years since Nash last attended the world’s largest boat and water sports fair. And as he celebrates…
J/Boats will have the newly launched J/45 showing, and Grand Soleil will have the newly launched Grand Soleil 40 at the Dusseldorf Boat Show
The Dusseldorf boat show opens next Saturday and runs till the following Sunday week. J/Boats will have the newly launched J/45 showing, and Grand Soleil will have the newly launched Grand Soleil 40. Both boats will be very popular at…
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MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire will have a full sales team at boot Düsseldorf from 21-29 January — the largest indoor boat show in the world. Aside from their dedicated brokerage stand (E45 in Hall 5), MGM Boats will have…
International maritime expert Michael Kingston is calling for fresh inquests into the deaths of 50 people in the 1979 Betelgeuse tanker explosion on Cork’s Whiddy Island
A call for fresh inquests into the deaths of 50 people in the 1979 Betelgeuse tanker explosion on Cork’s Whiddy Island has been made by international maritime expert Michael Kingston. Kingston, whose father Tim died in the explosion, has written…
Poster for lunch with Donal McClement at the Rochestown Park Hotel on Thursday 6 April 2023
A lunch to celebrate Donal McClement and his sailing life in Cork and beyond will be held this April at the Rochestown Park Hotel. McClement is a stalwart of the Cork sailing community, among his many achievements co-founding Cork Week in…
New sails arriving at the Quantum sail loft in County Galway
Mark Mansfield of Quantum Sails Ireland with five things you should consider to get you ready for the new racing season. 1. Clear out the boat It may seem straightforward, but you would be surprised by how many boats leave…
Young people learning to sail a Tall Ship on the Irish Sea will be interviewed on the Pelican
Friday night's RTE Nationwide Television Programme features three maritime stories at the start of the new year. Young people learning to sail a Tall Ship on the Irish Sea will be interviewed on the Pelican on Dublin Bay. Zainab Boladale…

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