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The new Lagoon 450 S sailing catamaran will be on display at Howth Yacht Club this weekend
A brand new 45–foot Lagoon catamaran will be the highlight of a display of new craft going on show at Howth Yacht Club this weekend. The north Dublin club, in association with broker MGM Boats, will host an 'open weekend' at…
The first Melges IC37
The first County Wicklow designed Melges IC37 designed by Mark Mills, Afloat.ie's Sailor of the Year in 2009, arrived at New England Boatworks last Monday afternoon, and was out sailing Tuesday afternoon after fitting keel, rudder and rig. Three days…
Soufriere out beyond the Muglins, racing two-handed with a very long tough beat ahead of her to get to Dingle
It says everything about owner/skipper Stephen O’Flaherty’s enthusiastic and imaginative use of his hyper-elegant Spirit 54 Soufriere that we’d more or less forgotten that she featured in the James Bond film Casino Royale writes W M Nixon. He and his…
A mix of Raider, Warrior, Beneteau and Bayliner marques up to 19–feet in length were on display at the Angling Show in Swords, representing the new home market in this category
Irish boat sales firms will be eagerly anticipating a return to better times after a spate of interest from dealers in an early season consumer exhibition in Dublin. A north Dublin Angling show, held last weekend, witnessed the start of a…
The new boat - spotted covered in vibrant camouflage at the BAR testing facilities early last week - will establish a whole new class of yacht
Princess Yachts is delighted to confirm that it is working with BAR Technologies to create a revolutionary new yacht that will be launched later this year. BAR Technologies was formed to exploit the wealth of design knowledge, technical skills and…
BJ Marine Group Sales Manager James Kirwan onboard an Oceanis 41.1 yacht at BJ Marine's Greystones Harbour Marina base. The Oceanis range goes on show as part of the Beneteau display at the London and Dusseldorf Boat Shows this month
Irish Beneteau dealer BJ Marine is back on the water early in 2018 after a strong run of boat sales brought 2017 to a buoyant close for the County Wicklow firm.  As Afloat.ie reported earlier, last Autumn's Cannes and Southampton…
Beneteau Announces Special Price For Class Members For New Figaro 3 Foiling Yacht
#Figaro - Following this summer’s first images of its new foiling one-design, Beneteau has announced the pricing for the Figaro 3. And the French marque says it has kept its promise of an affordable boat, with a special price of…
A one bedroom houseboat offering good sized accommodation and excellent headroom, such as this second–hand one pictured above, is on the market at €85,000
Afloat.ie reader Gerald Heffernan is seeking advice on buying a house boat to live on over the summer with the option of renting it out also. He asks 'Where is a good spot to park moor it and what sorry of…
The MV Malaviya Seven will be put up for Public Auction in Aberdeen on Tuesday 17 October
#PublicAuction - Dominic J Daly’s success as a marine auctioneer in Cork has not gone unnoticed overseas — as the Sheriff of Aberdeen in Scotland has sought his services to auction a detained supply vessel. The Indian-registered MV Malaviya Seven,…
The Prestige 520 has an ‘XXL’ Flybridge, unique on a 52ft motor yacht, meaning that there is plenty of space for relaxing in comfort
The Prestige 520 will have its UK launch at The Southampton Boat Show in September, while the Prestige 460 will debut in the UK at the show, which takes place 15-24th September 2017. Prestige has chosen the show for the…
Beneteau's new Swift Trawler 35 will get a world launch in Southampton
The world launch of the Beneteau Swift Trawler 35 will take place at the 2017 Southampton Boat Show (15th-24th September 2017). The Beneteau Swift Trawler 35 is taking over from the extremely successful Swift Trawler 34, which sold over 400…
The new Southerly 435
Discovery Yachts Group has announced that Nick Gill, founder of Gill Marine, has ordered the new Southerly 435 built by Discovery. Chris Bodine of Discovery told Afloat.ie, 'Nick came to us looking for a larger yacht than his current Southerly…
The vessels MV Bradan Beatha (left) and MV Costantoir Bradan are being sold by Public Auction by by Dominic Daly Auctioneer – in association with Promara Ltd – Noel O'Regan. Scroll down for details.
Two Survey Vessels are for sale by public auction (if not previously sold) by Dominic Daly Auctioneer – in association with Promara Ltd – Noel O'Regan on Thursday, 6th July 2017 at 12 noon at Malahide Marina, Co. Dublin. The vessels…
RIBs sold at auction in Kinsale
Dominic Daly auctioneer achieved good prices at the public auction of six RIBs at Kinsale Boat Yard, Co. Cork on Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017. Daly told Afloat.ie the XS RIBs sold for €30,000 and €28000. The Redbay RIBs 6.5m sold…
Released into the daylight at last – Bill Trafford at Skenakilla with his latest creation
As Johnny Smullen, boatbuilder to America’s Cup legend Dennis Conner has put it, the transformation job on a tired old Etchells 22 is simply amazing writes W M Nixon The well-worn white hull of a standard Etchells 22 went into…
Scroll down for specs and more photos of each RIB
Dominic Daly Auctioneer – in association with Promara Ltd – Noel O Regan will auction six RIBs and a jet ski (details below) at Kinsale Boat Yard, Co. Cork at 12 noon on Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017.  For further details, please…

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