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Michael Horgan, Group CEO of Green Rebel Marine
Cork Harbour based marine survey and consultancy company Green Rebel Marine has announced the appointment of Michael Horgan as Group CEO. Michael (Mick) is a graduate of the National Maritime College of Ireland. A Master Mariner with a wealth of…
Green Rebel Marine founder Pearse FlynnGreen Rebel Marine founder Pearse Flynn
Green Rebel Marine in Cork Harbour has acquired a majority stake in Limerick-based marine data firm IDS-Monitoring. The deal involves an investment of close to €7 million and will result in the creation of 30 jobs over the next two…
The new Dufour 470
Recently launched in La Rochelle, the new Dufour 470 model will tour France and then Europe, as well as the United States, Australia and Asia in its worldwide launch. "The 470 represents continuing advancements with the Dufour range of yachts",…
My Canine Companion service user Callum and his dog Heather
Green Rebel Marine has joined forces with My Canine Companion to support families around Ireland living with autism. My Canine Companion is an Irish charity that provides accredited service dogs to people with disabilities, predominantly autism. In addition, they provide…
The Dufour 61's deck layout - it will be possible to set up a sail test in La Rochelle as soon as it is safe to travel
Dufour’s new Flagship, the sleek-looking Dufour 61 designed by Felci Yacht Design, will be undertaking sea trials in the next few weeks in La Rochelle. The new Dufour 61 will be quick but stable and very easy to handle, according…
Crosshaven Boatyard Appeals to Customers for Patience Under Latest Pandemic Restrictions
With the rise in COVID-19 cases and in line with Government guidelines, Crosshaven Boatyard has no option but to close its gates for the time being. In a statement on social media, the Cork Harbour boatyard appealed for private boat…
New plane - Green Rebel Marine will be the only domestic Irish company offering digital aerial surveys for offshore wind development companies
Green Rebel Marine with a base at Crosshaven Boatyard in Cork Harbour has announced the €1.5 million purchase of a DA42 multi-purpose aircraft to conduct aerial surveys off the Irish coast. Thousands of square miles of ocean are due to…
Mark O'Reilly, Trudy McIntyre and David Hyde of Fisheries Liaisons pictured at Crosshaven Boatyard
Green Rebel Marine, the Cork-based business established to service the future needs of offshore wind farms, has announced a new strategic partnership with Fisheries Liaisons Ltd. The partnership is seen as being a key factor in communicating with the wider…
Research/Survey Vessel Bibby Athena in Crosshaven
 The British flagged Research/Survey Vessel Bibby Athena is a new visitor at Crosshaven Boatyard in Cork Harbour. The catamaran is used for Seabed mapping and coastal survey work. The 2014-built specialist ship has a length overall (LOA) of 27.5 metres and a width…
Crosshaven Boatyard has been sold as a going concern complete with its extensive multi-purpose nine acres of waterfront space
Crosshaven Boatyard's new owner Pearse Flynn (see Afloat's report 28-09-20 here) has revealed further details of how the extensive facility in Cork Harbour will fit into his plans to provide comprehensive shoreside and on-water services for offshore wind farms off…
Matt Foley, centre, is congratulated on his retirement from Crosshaven Boatyard by colleagues Judy Phillips, Hugh Mockler, Joe Berry, Mark Lewis and Steve O'Sullivan
After forty years of service, popular County Cork boatyard manager Matt Foley has retired from Crosshaven Boatyard. Matt started work in the Cork Harbour yard on the 20th of August 1980. His first role was as a storeman at a…
Set to premiere at boot Düsseldorf 2021, the 470 balances contemporary design with Dufour’s elegance and performance
The new Dufour 470 is the shape of things to come from the French sailboat brand. Set for her world premiere in the New Year at boot Düsseldorf 2021, the 470 balances contemporary design with Dufour’s iconic elegance and performance.…
The new Rodman Spirit 31 at Crosshaven Boatyard
Crosshaven Boatyard — the Irish agents for Rodman Boats — yesterday took the wrapping off a new Rodman Spirit 31 at their Cork Harbour yard and marina. The hardtop inboard model comes with 320HP Volvo diesel engine, slightly different from…
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…
Dufour 61
Dufour’s new Flagship is the sleek-looking Dufour 61. She is designed by Felci Yacht Design, who has been designing all of Dufour’s yachts since 2002. Felci is noted for not compromising on performance. So, as a result, the new Dufour…
Dufour Launches ‘Virtual Marina’ To View Its Yachts From Comfort Of Home
French yacht builder Dufour has launched a ‘virtual marina’ where customers can visit the brand’s models at a safe distance, and in the comfort of their own homes. “In this springtime period when everyone should be able to sail and…

Crosshaven Boat Yard is the Irish distributor for Dufour Yachts of France. Crosshaven Boatyard offers a complete range of top quality Cruising and Racing yachts from 32 feet to 52 feet.

Crosshaven Boat Yard was established over 60 years ago and has been a family-based operation since its early days.

The Yard originally specialised in building commercial fishing boats and small pleasure craft, both sail and power and is famous for its involvement in the construction of a number of significant yachts such as Gypsy Moth V, Saint Brendan, Longbow II and a series of Moondusters were completed up to the early ’80s.

Crosshaven Boat Yard installed the first commercial marina, with a Marine Travel hoist, in Ireland in 1979. This era saw a major change of emphasis in the business and since then we have concentrated on all aspects of the repair, care and maintenance.

The Cork Harbour company also offer, the White Shark Range of Sports Boats cater for angling and water skiing interests.

Crosshaven Boatyard are also agents for the popular Seaward Range of Motor Cruisers from 19′ to 42′.

The firm's Brokerage service consistently achieves top results for our large client base and we can offer the best professional advice whether you are a buyer or a boat owner.

The yard is situated just a stone's throw from the Royal Cork Yacht Club,  the oldest yacht club in the world founded in 1720.

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