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'Lack of Continuity' Holds Sailing Back
The World Yacht Racing Forum began today in front of 300 delegates and media from all over the world. Marketing experts discussed the growth of the sport and agreed that the lack of continuity is its main issue. The third…
MCIB (Marine Casualty Investigation Board)–Activities & Achievements
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board was established on the 25th of March 2003 under The Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) Act 2000. The function of the MCIB is to carry out investigations into marine casualties that take place in…
Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) – International Powerboat Racing Club History of the UIM Though it bore little similarity to our modern sport, powerboat racing can reliably trace its origins as far back as 1902 when the British formed their Marine…
Irish Marina Operators Association (IMOA), c/o Irish Federation of Marine Industries, Confederation House, 84–86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Tel: 01 605 1621, fax: 01 638 1621, email: [email protected]   The Irish Marina Operators Association was founded in May 2003…
Sailforce is a new campaign established by the Irish Disabled Sailing Association (IDSA) to highlight the achievements and activities of their current membership and to introduce members of the general public to the concept of sailing as a viable sport…
The IARU is the Governing Body for Rowing in Ireland and represents over 100 Clubs across Ireland. Rowing is one of Ireland's most successful sports, having won multiple World Championships over the last decade. Irish Amateur Rowing Union Ltd. (IARU)/Rowing…
The RYA is the national body in the United Kingdowm for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, inland cruising and narrowboats, and personal watercraft. The RYANI…
The Irish Maritime Law Association was formed at a meeting in the Shelbourne Hotel Dublin on 23 May 1963.  Ireland had sent observers to the XXI Conference of the Comite Maritime International (CMI) in Amsterdam in 1948 and seven years…
The Heritage Boat Association’s aspiration is to protect, promote and celebrate the floating heritage on the inland waterways of Ireland. What's remaining of our Floating Heritage provides us with a direct link to the past and includes both commercial and…
The RYA is the national body in the UK for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, ribs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, inland cruising and narrowboats, and personal watercraft. What we do:…
Shipping News & Views from the Irish and Celtic Seas since 1995. Topics covered on the site: Marine Radio Maritime Events Maritime Features Maritime Queries Irish & Celtic Sea Cruise Ship Calls WSS Branch Programmes News Photographic Galleries Publication Reviews…
The aim of the Irish Ships and Shipping site is to record ships and shipping of Irish interest with photos, details and stories from all interested parties. Of particular interest would be any photos or stories of Irish Shipping Ltd.,…
The Northwest Charter Skippers Organisation was inaugurated in January 2002, and was formed to enhance and develop Charter Boat Services through the interchange of Information, between our membership and through the promotion of a fleet of fully licensed, Insured, and…
 ICRA National Championships in full swing The Irish Cruiser Racing Association’s National Cruiser Championships is now just a week away and for the first time ever it’s being hosted on the West Coast by Tralee Bay SC – a club…
Our History Operational Meteorology might be said to have begun in Ireland on 8 October 1860, when the first 'real time' weather observation was transmitted from Valentia Island in Co. Kerry. Valentia Observatory, as it came to be known, was…
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is the national organisation representing both commercial and leisure sectors of the marine industry in Ireland. The IMF is affiliated to the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) which provides the Secretariat from its Dublin…

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