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Fifty years of service – Willie Lee (left) with former Crosshaven Boatyard Managing Director Wally Morrissey at the party on Friday
A very pleasant nostalgia-laden party in The Oar pub in Crosshaven on Friday night honoured shipwright Willie Lee, who was retiring after fifty years with Crosshaven Boatyard writes W M Nixon. In addition to colleagues past and present, the attendance…
Building a wooden sailing boat using WEST epoxy
Now hear this, all you folk who would like to make the best of the boat-building, modifying and repair potential of the famous WEST system. A workshop is being held tomorrow in Dublin by Gary Thompson from West System International’s…
Close up of a typical Airtonic heater installation on a yacht
A generic guide to the important differences between marine and vehicle heater systems. At this decidedly chilly time of year, the regular use and expected performance of your boat’s marine heating system will no doubt be at the forefront of…
There’s no escaping it, there’s a nip in the air....prepare your boat for winter. Read the checklist below.
Putting your boat away for Winter may not be the most exciting topic of this sailing season but a few jobs done right now might save you a lot next summer. Following the devastation recently caused by the first major hurricane…
Fitzgerald Marine is a manufacturer and importer of fibreglass boats, with purpose built warehouses and a yard on the outskirts of Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. Established in 1988, Fitzgerald Marine has become one of the country's top producers of small…
Crosshaven Boat Yard was established almost 60 years ago. Based in Cork Harbour, the yard has a fine tradition in boat building but with changing times there has been a change of emphasis and Crosshaven Boat Yard no longer builds…
Malahide marina boatyard in North Dublin offers the only purpose-built waterfront covered boat repair facility on Ireland's East Coast. The covered boat repair facility offers a complete range of maintenance, refurbishment and repair services, all conveniently available within the confines…
Rossbrin Boatyard is based in Schull, Co. Cork and was established in 1984. Services include Boat storage, boat sales, boat hire aswell as the following:   Safe Winter Lay-upFull FacilitesPersonal ServiceReliabiltyCompetitive RatesSheltered Boat StorageSlipway and 16 ton Boat HoistCustom-built WorkshopsOwner-managed…
Castlepoint Boatyard is based in Crosshaven, Co. Cork, it offers the following services... 25 Tonne Travel Hoist• Wood and GRP Repairs• Respray, Coppercoat and• Osmosis Treatments• Bow Thruster and Heating• Agents for Mermaid Diesel Engines• Winter Storage• Maintenance and insurance work…

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