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The new logo incorporates an icon that is symbolic of the globe, waves and movement - effectively representing CH Marine's business aspirations
CH Marine Chandlery
Leading Irish chandlery store CH Marine is undergoing a fresh new branding look and has started this process with the launch of a new logo. CH Marine’s CEO, Nicholas Bendon, says that the new design better reflects the company’s forward…
Henri Lloyd's new Shadow 3D Racing Range
Marine Clothing
Born out of our experience of working with some of the World's leading racing teams including Land Rover BAR and Wild Oats, Henri Lloyd marine clothing has been developed through years of collaborative testing where weight, performance, protection and comfort…
The Dubarry Shamrock boot features an elastic gusset on the back of the boot to cater for the average and over average calf measurement with ease
Marine Clothing
Ireland's Dubarry is the go-to brand for sailing boots amongst the seafaring fraternity across the globe, successfully combining the finest performance materials with specially developed technologies and design features. Dubarry has updated its original award-winning, unisex, performance sailing boot, Shamrock. Crafted…
The Zhik sailing clothing sale continues at CH Marine
CH Marine Chandlery
While stocks last CH Marine Chanldery is continuing its Zhik marine clothing sale. The Cork store has value across the Australian brand range including a Superwarm skiff suit €195 and a Superwarm Top €155. Other examples include Microfleece skiff suits €169, Aroshell…
Henri Lloyd's Traverse Jacket – The fleece jacket’s attributes include a high level of stretch and breathability
Marine Clothing
The Henri Lloyd Traverse Jacket is available in both men’s and women’s sizes and styles; the jacket is constructed from a premium knitted fleece which provides simultaneous warmth and a stylish look.  The jacket’s attributes include a high level of…
A product of another technical partnership – this time with British America’s Cup Challenger, Land Rover BAR – the AeroPro is designed for high agility dinghy, multihull and keelboat sailing
Marine Clothing
Spinlock – the award-winning designers and manufacturers of rope-holding equipment and personal safety products for water users – will be exhibiting exciting new Volvo Ocean Race products at the world-renowned boat show in Dusseldorf, from the 20th – 28th January…
The new comfort in winter sailing from Zhik; Overgloves
Marine Clothing
Right now, on Sunday mornings, do you feel your fingers are about to drop off at Cork Harbour's Winter Leagues? Or Dublin Bay's Turkey Shoot or DMYC Dinghy Frostbites? Innovative Australian sailing gear manufacturer Zhik think they have the answer…
The innovative balaclava in the Isotak Zhik jacket
Marine Clothing
Zhik's New Isotak X Ocean Sailing Range Has Won the international DAME Award for marine clothing. The Jury was immediately drawn to the Isotak X range thanks to its clever Adaptive Collar System, as Afloat.ie previously reported here, which provides…
€179.95 for the Henri Lloyd Elite Therm Mid Layer Jacket and Salopette
Marine Clothing
Today’s technical sailing apparel have been designed to offer the essential warmth you require when winter boating, we all know its hard to be agile around the boat when you are wrapped in bulky clothing, but modern day technical clothing…
Dubarry's Crosshaven in action with Team Scallywag
Marine Clothing
Dubarry of Ireland is the official supplier to Team Brunel and Team Scallywag in the 2017–18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, providing  high performance offshore footwear to the crews. The Irish sailing boots have been developed over a number…
From left the Isotak X Hydrovision hood and visor, the Zip-on-Zip-off hood and the Avlare balaclava are award nominees in METs next month
Marine Clothing
Australian sailing clothing specialist, Zhik’s innovative new ‘modular’ ocean racing gear, Isotak X has been nominated for a DAME Award at METS 2017, the important Marine world trade fair in Holland next month. The all new Zhik Isotak X ocean range…
These durable and functional bags have been designed specifically with space saving in mind
Marine Clothing
New for 2018, Henri Lloyd has designed and developed a new collection of waterproof luggage known as the Dri Pac collection. The collection features a 5L, 20L and 40L dry bag and also a 25L rucksack version. These durable and…
The Henri Lloyd Cyclone Collection is available in a Men’s jacket and a vest from leading Irish chandleries such as CH Marine and Viking Marine
Marine Clothing
A firm sailing clothing favorite within the Henri Lloyd range, the Cyclone Collection of products offer all the benefits of Soft Shell performance with the additional benefit of lightweight thermal insulation. Henri Lloyd’s 2 layer Soft Shell fabric comprises of…
Zhik's Kiama Coat is available in Black or Ash, unisex sizes XS to XXXL, €299 from Viking Marine and CH Marine
Marine Clothing
Zhik’s Kiama Coat is designed for keeping warm in cold and wet conditions, especially when you are already wet. Whether you are rigging the boat in driving rain, sitting it out between races or in the coach boat in bad weather,…
The new Energy Buoyancy aid – the elasticated side panel and Nylon webbing belt/ buckle offers a more customised fit
Marine Clothing
Sailing Clothing maker Henri Lloyd have launched a new CE approved Energy Buoyancy Aid has been ergonomically constructed to reduce bulk and provide maximum freedom of movement. The elasticated side panel and Nylon webbing belt/ buckle offers a more customized…
Win a Henri Lloyd Breeze Holdall in our free to enter competition below
Marine Clothing
Leading Sailing Clothing Manufacturer Henri Lloyd is giving away a Breeze Holdall – very handy for boaters on the move – in this Afloat.ie competition below.  New for 2017, the Henri Lloyd Breeze Sailing Holdall has been designed for the everyday traveller, both…