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Ireland's First Irish Sea Marine Leisure Conference Planned
The Irish Marine Federation in its role as  lead partner in the Interreg Programme, irish-sea.org, is currently working on the following projects. Executive Steve Conlon gives the following update to afloat.ie: Marine Leisure Conference:A conference to assist marine leisure companies…
Irish Brokers on Look Out for More Boats to Sell
It might be the least expected outcome after a torrid two years in boat sales but now Irish brokers have few large boats left to sell. The scarcity stems from the fact that Irish second-hands have been snapped up by foreign…
20% UK VAT Rate is 'Shot in the Arm for Irish Marine Industry'
Irish businesses got a shot in the arm today with the news that UK VAT rates are to go up from 17.5% to 20%.The VAT differential will only be 1% compared to just over a year ago when it was…
Marine Federation is Navigating Beyond the Gloom
The Irish marine trade is recovering lost ground this spring according to the Irish Marine Federation's Mark McAuley. Having discussed market conditions with market leaders, it is clear that the market’s appetite for boats and boating holidays has improved –…
IMF Mark Retirement of Wally Morrissey
The Irish Marine Federation marked the retirement of Mr. Wally Morrissey of Crosshaven Boatyard from its board after a 30 year involvement with the industry body. The presentation was made at an IMF meeting in the Port of Cork offices…
Barcelona Boat Show to be Staged from 6-14 November
The next Barcelona International Boat Show will be held from the 6th to the 14th of November 2010 in the Gran Via venue and Barcelona’s Port Vell, will host the On-Water Show.

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