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The first boot weekend at Dusseldorf was 'simply fantastic', according to organisers of Germany's leading boat show. boot Director Goetz Ulf Jungmichel was delighted to report yesterday evening the massive exhibition was off to a successful start. On the first…
Leading Irish boat firm MGM Boats has opened a new sales office at Malahide Marina in North County Dublin to add to its presence on the East Coast of Ireland. The new office is located in the marina building, with access…
Irish yacht brokerage firm MGM Boats has got 2016 off to a flying start at the London Boat Show this week with an order for five new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389 yachts. According to John McDonald of MGM, the order for…
Sunseeker International has announced that it is now looking to recruit 225 new skilled staff, an increase on its original plan for 100 new employees to support the introduction of several new models planned for 2016. The new roles will…
With expanded staff and premises, plus a brand new website and online offerings, the Tralee boatbuilders and dealers emerge from the storm of the recession ship-shape for the future Wow, what a brutal storm. Even stronger for those further west!…
#HolyheadMarina? - After a near two year delay in the project, a decision on whether a £100 marina in Holyhead Port can move ahead is expected to be made next month. According to the Daily Post, Conygar Stena Line want…
North Sails will today officially open their new UK sail loft based in the maritime South Coast hub, Gosport. The loft will incorporate many global departments under one roof: North Sails 3Di and Superyacht finishing, One Design sail production and…
CH Marine who took over the official LaserPerformance dealership in the Republic of Ireland in June have been appointed Northern Ireland agents too. The aim, says CH Marine Managing director Nick Bendon, is to increase support for sailors in the region…
Princess Yachts in the UK say that have 'strong order books' after confident performances at the Cannes and Southampton boat shows, and currently marking its 50th anniversary, figures published today show that Princess Yachts has successfully weathered one of the…
Wessex Bristol has announced its acquisition of Fairline Boats Limited from Better Capital PPC. The acquisition of Fairline is in line with Wessex Bristol’s strategy to invest in luxury brands and to grow its presence in the luxury boating industry.…
#MonacoYachtShow – This is a special year for the Monaco Yacht Show as the prestigious event celebrates its 25th anniversary.  The 2015 show, likewise of the previous quarter century is host to the world’s most exclusive gathering of extraordinary large…
The 2015 edition of the Grand Pavois La Rochelle, organised by the association Grand Pavois Organisation was a great hit as much for the many new products on show (more than 100 new boats exhibited out of the 750 present)…
Did Southampton Boat Show 2015 that ended yesterday mark the end of the recession for the Irish Marine trade? That depends on who you talk to but if numbers are any evidence to go by there was plenty more Irish…
Krugels Retiring, New Directors Appointed To Rossbrin Boatyard in West Cork
#rossbrinboatyard – After 31 years in business at Rossbrin boatyard in Schull, West Cork, Edmund and Erika Krugel are retiring at the end of the month, handing over to James Murphy and his partner Bernadette Wilcox. Murphy has been with…

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