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Easy To Fly is a new foiling multihull from Jean-Pierre Dick and Guillaume Verdier
#Foiling - Orders are flying in for a new design foiling catamaran, according to its French makers. Easy to Fly is the brainchild of solo sailor Jean-Pierre Dick, who placed fourth in the most recent Vendée Globe, and Guillaume Verdier,…
Black is beautiful – and fast. Rob McConnell’s A35 Fool’s Gold (Waterford Harbour SC) powers her way to a clean sweep of the Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale last week with the latest in UK McWilliam sails. Graham Curran of the sailmakers is trimming the headsail
Leading Irish and international Crosshaven-based sailmakers UK/McWilliam are embarking on a fresh stage of development, with a major change in the company’s ownership structure which will draw on and develop the company’s exceptional range of global activities and expertise, providing…
Win a Henri Lloyd Breeze Holdall in our free to enter competition below
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…
An Interceptor 48 pilot boat in its element
Safehaven Marine has signed a deal with offshore support contractor Svitzer to provide two new Interceptor 48 pilot boats for operation at the new TM2 port terminal at Tangier in Morocco. The two 15m vessels, due for delivery in October…
Crewsaver Ergofit Lifejacket CH Marine Competition Winner Announced
Congratulations to Conor Totterdell of County Dublin who is the winner of the Crewsaver Ergofit 190N Pro Auto Harness Light and Hood in the Afloat.ie/CH Marine Competition. The competition was part of CH Marine's annual LIFEJACKET AWARENESS WEEK. You can…
A new guide to lifejackets for children from CH Marine is downloadable below
Finding a lifejacket for your child is not difficult but it in terms of water safety it is important to know how to choose the right jacket and what features you should look out for. As part of its Lifejacket Awareness…
Win one of six Mastervolt Chargers in our free to enter competition below
Leading Irish Chandlery CH Marine is giving away six Waterproof portable battery chargers – very handy for boaters on the move – in this Afloat.ie competition below.  The chargers are Mastervolt Easy Charge 1.1 Amp 6v/12v Portable Battery Chargers. The value of…
Win this Ergofit Pro Lifejacket worth €205 lifejacket in our free to enter competition below
Leading Irish Chandlery CH Marine is giving away a Crewsaver Ergofit 190N Pro Auto Harness Light and Hood worth €205 in this free to enter Afloat.ie competition.  The competition is part of CH Marine's annual LIFEJACKET AWARENESS WEEK that kicks off this…
Bring in your lifejacket to CH Marine for a free RNLI Lifejacket Clinic at its Cork branch THIS SATURDAY from 11am - 3pm.
CH Marine's annual LIFEJACKET AWARENESS WEEK kicks off this Saturday 27 May with lots of lifejacket info, special offers and support. Given the recent results from a Dun Laoghaire RNLI Lifejacket last month that found barely one fifth of lifejackets…
New for 2017 is the Henri Lloyd Deck Grip Glove; available in both long and short fingered versions
Glove design is a very specialist area and Henri Lloyd has developed their 2017 range focusing on ergonomics and the use of specialist fabric technology to deliver durability, performance, grip and dexterity. The Henri Lloyd Pro-Grip Glove, available in both…
Tuesday 18th July will be known as the Henri Lloyd Race Day at Classics Week
Premium British marine and lifestyle clothing brand, Henri Lloyd, has announced a partnership with the Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week. Henri Lloyd will join the family of day sponsors and also become the Official Technical Clothing Partner to the…
The products in the Reference Collection are made in three colours
The swedish brand Sail Racing, the marine clothing brand with a focus on advanced racing gear for 'sailing athletes', has launched its new technical collection 'REFERENCE'. The collection is designed in Sail Racing Design Lab to cover the sailor's needs…
Craftinsure.ie, is to provide €5,000,000 Third Party liability insurance as standard across it’s full range of policies
Online boat insurer, Craftinsure.ie, is to provide €5,000,000 Third Party liability insurance as standard across it’s full range of policies, covering craft from racing dinghies to motor cruisers, and yachts to RIBS. The current limit is €3,000,000 any one event.The…
Henri Lloyd's new sailing holdall
New for 2017, the Henri Lloyd Breeze Sailing Holdall has been designed for the everyday traveller, both on land and on water and combines technical performance alongside everyday features. Offering 50L of storage the bag has been construction from highly…
Kiama X Jacket is available in Black and Flame Red
Kiama X is Zhik’s new range of marine clothing is designed for coastal sailing and boating. It is for premium levels of comfort it is tailored specifically for women and men to enable free movement with a sleek fit. The…
Zhik is onboard with VOR's Team AkzoNobel
Innovative specialist sailing apparel manufacturer Zhik has been selected by team AkzoNobel as its official technical clothing partner for the upcoming edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. The crew will race across four oceans and encounter some of the most…

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