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Northern Boat Show Launches At  Liverpool's Mersey River Festival
#liverpoolboatshow – The Northern Boat Show is a festival of boating at the heart of the International Mersey River Festival. This three-day boat show will showcase world class sailing boats, power boats and marine products and services, all set against…
Domestic Growth Offsets Difficult Export Boat Market Says UK Trade Body
#Trade - Irish yacht brokers were among a range of smaller firms enjoying some buoyant trade at last week's London Boat Show. And it's this growth within the domestic UK and Ireland market that's keeping the marine industry afloat as…
Irish Yacht Brokers Enjoy Buoyant Start To London Boat Show
#londonboatshow – Strong opening weekend visitor numbers are a positive feature of the London Boat Show that has already produced some early sales results for two Irish yacht brokers at the Xcel–based event in East London. Last year's event pulled in around…
Coleraine Marine Firm, Tony's Marine Service (TMS), Celebrates 25 Years in Business
Tony's Marine Service (TMS), a Northern Ireland marine engine and boat service specialist is celebrating 25 years in business in 2015. Located in Coleraine on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, TMS was founded in 1990 by local man Tony…
Summit Says It Will Wake Up the Sailing Industry
#sailingindustry – The 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS), taking place on 17 November at METS in Amsterdam, will prove revolutionary for the industry by demonstrating that to succeed in a global market companies must diversify and innovate, say organisers. 'Waking…
Yachtsman Euromarine Celebrates 40 Years of Sharing Boaters’ Passion
Boating has always been a part of the business for Yachtsman Euromarine, says managing director Matthew McGrory, going back to when the company began as MJ O'Neill Insurances Limited in 1974. Started by his grandfather Matthew James O'Neill and father…
Irish Boat Firm MGM Boats Opens New Malta Yacht Brokerage Office
#mgmboats – Irish yacht and boat sales firm MGM Boats have opened a new brokerage and sales office in Meditteranaean island of Malta, a popular boating destination. The Dun Laoghaire based fim which has European bases in Portugal and the UK…
Yacht Market Gets A Boost As British Buyers Splash The Cash
#TradeNews - Yacht sales are on the upswing in Britain, with one superyacht broker reporting five deals in a single week for a total of a whopping £32 million (€39.9 million), according to Mail Online. While mega-rich elites in the…
Brand New 'Superyacht' Transits Irish Sea Bound for Gibraltar and Med-Charter Cruising
#SuperYachtIrishSea-Brand new superyacht, Astra, a 55m (180ft) newbuild from Dutch shipyard Amels, made a mid-way passage through the Irish Sea last week and which saw the 672 tons luxury vessel head for Gibraltar, writes Jehan Ashmore. The ultra-sleek lines of…
New Suzuki Outboards Promise V6 Performance From Four Cylinders
#TradeNews - Suzuki has unveiled its latest lightweight and fuel-efficient outboard engine model in the new four-cylinder DF200A. The new outboard promises the performance one would expect only from a V6 engine, but from just four cylinders, making it the…
MGM Boats To Showcase New Lagoons At International Multihull Show
#Multihulls - MGM Boats will present their latest offerings at the International Multihill Boat Show at La Grande-Motte, near Montpellier in the south of France, from 23-27 April. The international yacht brokers are well placed to take advantage of a…
British Marine Federation To Run RCD Awareness Course
Are you involved in boat sales? Are you up to date with the recrecational craft directive (RCD)? The British Marine Federation is to run a newly updated course, which includes all the latest information on requirements for the Recreational Craft Directive…
British Marine Federation Try A Boat Initiative Returns to Dartmouth
#bmf – Anyone wanting to have a go at boating can do so for free at Try A Boat Free! Now in its third year in Dartmouth, the event will provide a unique opportunity for visitors of all ages to…
Craftinsure Launch New Irish Boat Insurance Website
#boatinsurance - Visitors to the Craftinsure.ie website will notice a big difference following a major upgrade which went live on 1st. Apart from looking more up to date, the site, says Craftinsure's Rod Daniel is even easier to navigate and use.…
French Solo Sailor Yannick Lemonnier Opens 'Quantum' Sail Loft in Galway Harbour
#sailmaker – Veteran pro solo sailor Yannick Lemonnier has opened Quantum sail loft in Galway docks to service both the Southern and Northern Ireland sailing markets. Lemonnier, a double handed Round Ireland record holder, says he will service and repair…
Marine Firm Ordered to Pay €20k Over Rats in Workplace
#rats – The Labour Court has ordered a marine firm to pay €20,000 to a former employee suffering from post-traumatic stress due to the presence of rats and mice at her workplace as the Irish Independent reports. In its determination, the…

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