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Riff Raff is one of the vessels for sale by tender
A number of vessels seized and removed from Shannon Harbour by Waterways Ireland will be disposed of in a sale this month. All vessels available will be sold as seen, in individual lots, to the highest acceptable tender price. Completed…
Warning Over Suspected New Scam Boat Sales Website
Scammers responsible for swindling prospective boat owners out of thousands of euro may have set up a new website to lure unsuspecting customers. Afloat.ie previously reported on the “authorised push payment” fraud scheme, which employed bogus websites using credentials stolen…
For sale: One Seal 22 in aid of the RNLI
Thanks to the generosity of Ivon and Jane Roberts from Rosscarbery, County Cork, you now can be the next owner as the couple has donated their boat Decade to Union Hall RNLI. Ivon and Jane bought Decade on their tenth…
The exterior and (below) interior of the 1997 Starlight 35 currently available at Crosshaven Boatyard
Viewing is highly recommenced on a 1997 Starlight 35 now for sale at Crosshaven Boatyard with a €59,500 price tag. The Bowman Yachts-built cruiser — which the broker assures to be in excellent condition — comes with six berths and…
A section of the invoice received by the Irish boater for two boats
An Irish boater believes he was the victim of an elaborate UK boat sales scam that is targeting Ireland and using a legitimate UK firm's business address. A west coast based sailor paid for two boats this week after viewing…
The all–white Red Bay RIB has a 400–mile range
The Red Bay Boats 1150 offshore RIB launched by County Kerry boaters John and Adam Brennan two years ago is on the market. As Afloat reported in December 2018, the stunning all-white vessel has filled the role of luxury day cruiser…
Yacht papers are required if you are selling your vessel
The current “in house” constraints presents an opportunity to check on your “Ships Papers” and follow up on any missing documents writes yacht broker Ronan Beirne of Leinster Boats At some future date perhaps in years to come you may…
Medline 9 - top speed of 55 knots
MGM Boats at Dun Laoghaire Harbour have announced the launch of the biggest ever RIB built by international manufacturer Zodiac.  The French RIB builder and their Irish agents are making the most of the lockdown with the virtual launch of its 'big…
The new Zodiac Open 5.5 has a Deep V fibreglass hull
MGM Boats describes the new Zodiac Open 5.5 that has recently landed at the boatyard in Dun Laoghaire Harbour as the 'Swiss army knife of boats'. As regular Afloat readers will know, MGM Boats became Irish Zodiac distributors last December. In…
Ronan Beirne of Leinster Yacht Brokers
Ronan Beirne of Leinster Boats is inviting those in the market for a boat this season to browse his extensive online boat listings.  Click on www.Leinsterboats.ie and www.networkyachtbrokers.com and also his listing on Afloat boats for sale here. The well known…
Jeanneau's Merry Fisher 605 Marlin
Jeanneau's Merry Fisher 605 Marlin represented in Ireland by MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin has been named Best of Boats 2019 in the “Best for Fishing ” Category in the International Best of Boats Awards. This prize is…
The Prestige range at boot Dusseldorf
Following its launch last year, Dublin boat dealer MGM Boats will be displaying the new Prestige 420 F motorboat that will be making its first appearance at boot Dusseldorf 2020 in January. The spacious, high-performance flybridge cruiser reflects the core values of…
Irish dealer BJ Marine will be showing award winning Beneteau yachts in Dusseldorf
Greystones Harbour and Irish Sea dealer BJ Marine is showcasing an extensive range of sailing yachts at the 2020 boot Düsseldorf Boat Show (18th – 26th Jan). Potential owners will be able to explore the award-winning Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 (2019…
Hal Sisk at the helm of Peggy Bawn competing in the 2017 Classics Dun Laoghaire Regatta. The historic Cutter is on the market at €300k
The famous cutter Peggy Bawn that last raced on Dublin Bay at the 200th-anniversary harbour regatta in 2017 is up for sale with an asking price of €300k. Northern Ireland builder John Hilditch built the 36ft G L Watson-designed cutter in…
This 2007-2015 refitted JONGERT TREWES CLIPPER 59 built in 1972 is for sale on Afloat Boats for Sale
There are as many people down-sizing boats these days as there are those who are trading up, with it becoming more difficult to get regular crew as modern family life makes time demands on people who, in a previous age,…
Ian O'Meara (left) with Paul Adamson of Oyster Yachts
For the last 45 years, Oyster Yachts have built a reputation for signature performance blue water cruising yachts built to the finest level of craftsmanship. This is a company that is not just building but are creating through personalisation and…

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