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BJ Marine Confirm Boat Show Orders and 'Strong' Irish Interest in Beneteau's Oceanis 37.1, Antares 12 and Grand Trawler 62 after Cannes and Southampton

26th September 2023
BJ Marine reports strong interest in Beneteau's Oceanis 37.1 and other models after the Cannes and Southampton Boat Shows
BJ Marine reports strong interest in Beneteau's Oceanis 37.1 and other models after the Cannes and Southampton Boat Shows

Irish broker BJ Marine is in buoyant form after attendance at both of September's international boat shows in Cannes and Southampton, writes BJ's Group Manager James Kirwan.

We found Cannes to be a particularly busy show this year, helped no doubt by several world premieres for new Beneteau models, namely the Oceanis 37.1 and the Antares 12.

Irish clients visited both models. With flights to Nice, Cannes is very easy for our Irish visitors to get to.

The Grand Trawler 62 again attracted huge attention from Irish parties, with availability for 2024 helping to focus the minds

Southampton certainly saw fewer Irish visitors than in years gone by, but as Beneteau dealers in the UK with our Bangor, Cardiff and Pwllheli offices, it still holds an important place in the BJ Marine show diary. We were delighted to confirm new orders at the show for new builds and existing stock, and we look forward to returning in 2024.

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BJ Marine has six bases; two in Ireland, three in the UK and one in the Mediterranean. The Managing Director is Bernard Gallagher and the Group Sales Manager is James Kirwan. The Irish headquartered marine firm represents market-leading brands including Beneteau Power and Sailboats, Fountaine Pajot Catamarans and Power-Cats, Sea Ray Sports Boats and Cruisers, Wauquiez Custom Yachts and Cranchi and Monte Carlo Luxury Powerboats. BJ Marine has a brokerage sales division that has delivered to every continent and a brokerage list with as many as 300 used boats for sale in Wales, across the Island of Ireland and across Europe.

At A Glance – BJ Marine Agencies

BJ Marine are agents for the following international yacht and powerboat brands in Ireland: 

  • Beneteau Sail
  • Beneteau Power
  • Monte Carlo
  • Sea Ray
  • Fountaine Pajot Sail
  • Fountaine Pajot Power
  • Cranchi
  • Wauquiez

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