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Celebrating 40 years on Irish waters Afloat magazine is published quarterly. The title caters for the broad spectrum of Ireland's estimated 70,000 watersports enthusiasts and is Ireland's leading boating publication, achieving the biggest market share of all boating magazine sales in Ireland, It is also published as the magazine of the Irish Marine Federation.

Afloat is distributed by direct mail to subscribers in Ireland, Europe and worldwide.

Afloat is available from all good newsagents through Newspread and Easons in the Republic of Ireland and through Menzies in Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Afloat is distributed to all the Irish and UK marine trade and is also available at yacht and boat clubs nationwide.

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