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Ross O'Leary of MGM Boats on the Lagoon stand at this week's Barcelona Boat Show
MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire Harbour are well represented at this week's Salon Nautico de Barcelona – the Barcelona Boat show – one of Europe's fastest growing on the water boat shows. Jeanneau Sailboats have an impressive display including the new…
Racing to the Kish had extra significance today for a 38-boat fleet on Dublin Bay
Despite the stormy past week and uncertain forecasts, another special day's sailing on Dublin Bay was completed today with the DMYC Kish Race merged into the start of the Leinster 100 Commemoration  writes Neil Colin. The day saw Hot Cookie…
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Made to measure – Dublin Tailor Louis Copeland (left) runs a rule over Gerry Salmon's new Prestige model that the Dublin Boat dealer is exhibiting in Southampton this week
Enterprising Dublin boat dealer Gerry Salmon of Dun Laoghaire left no stone unturned in MGM Boat's pre-show preparations for this month's international boat shows at Cannes and Southampton running until this Sunday 23rd September. Salmon's publicity drive included a visit…
The Lagoon 630 MY
One of the largest Lagoon Catamaran Motor Yachts ever to go on display at Southampton boat show will be promoted by Ross O'Leary of MGM Boats in Dublin. Building from the success of the sailing Lagoon 620, the Lagoon 630…
The new Prestige 590 at sea
Leading Irish broker Gerry Salmon of MGM Boats, will debut the new Prestige 590 motor cruiser at the Cannes Boat Show in France next week. In a busy month for the Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin marine firm, the Irish yacht brokers will…
MGM Boats Supports Howth Yacht Club’s Dinghy Regatta This Sunday
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club’s annual Dinghy Regatta, sponsored by MGM Boats, takes place this Sunday 26 August. Three races will be held back-to-back for Optimists, Lasers, RS Fevas, 420s and IDRA 14s, as well as other classes on PY…
MGM Boats Ltd staff attended a pre-show sales presentation in Dun Laoghaire Marina today on board the company's Prestige 560 Powerboat
The MGM Boats Ltd staff attended a pre-show sales presentation in Dun Laoghaire Marina today on board the company's Prestige 560 Powerboat in advance of the Autumn boat show season. MGM Boats will exhibit in Cannes, France from 11th to…
Gerry Salmon of MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Robert Louis Stevenson, the Scottish novelist who wrote ‘Treasure Island,’ didn’t have much regard for politicians. “Politics,” he wrote in ‘Familiar Studies of Men and Books,’ a collection of his articles and essays is “perhaps the only profession for which…
MGM's Prestige 460 Flybridge in Cork Harbour yesterday. The new model has Volvo Penta 'Pod Drives' and 'joystick docking' capabilities.
Leading Irish yacht broker MGM Boats took to the waters of Cork Harbour yesterday for Cork Week Regatta's in–harbour race (photos and report here) to demonstrate their new Prestige 460 Flybridge motor cruiser. It was a perfect day for the harbour…
Mary and George Coombes aboard their new Lagoon 450S Realta Bheag
When does life really start? asks W M Nixon. Maybe it’s when the kids have grown up and left home, and you’ve the resources to buy the dream second home for the perfect holidays of your retirement. Of course, 95%…
The Prestige 460 has an L-shaped cockpit, which allows for maximum use of space
Leading Irish yacht broker MGM Boats have arrived at Cork Week's festival of sailing with one of their new Prestige 460 Flybridge motor cruisers for demos and display purposes. The boat, that is based a the Royal Cork Marina in Crosshaven is fitted…
The Jeanneau ‘Bellino’ finished second in Class two, third in the two handed division and eighth overall, an impressive two-handed sailing feat
Irish Jeanneau agent MGM Boats have been quick off the mark to congratulate the Jeanneaus that completed the Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race this week. The firm's Ross O'Leary says 'Jeanneau was one of the best-represented brands in the race with…
The new Lagoon 450 S sailing catamaran will be on display at Howth Yacht Club this weekend
A brand new 45–foot Lagoon catamaran will be the highlight of a display of new craft going on show at Howth Yacht Club this weekend. The north Dublin club, in association with broker MGM Boats, will host an 'open weekend' at…
Skipper Brendan Coghlan with his new spinnaker and the sponsors graphic applied by North Sails Ireland
Brendan Coghlan's new Dublin Bay based Jeanneau Sunfast 3600 took to the water recently for her maiden voyage. North Sails Ireland's Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell and Nigel Young and were afloat with Brendan's team, testing the full inventory of sails that…
Starter pack for 2018 – The Bayliner Element 5 comes with a 60HP engine, a full safety kit, a two day professional tuition course, insurance for the first year and a marina berth for one year in the largest marina in Ireland at Dun Laoghaire
Boat Sales Company MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire have put together a "Get You Started Pack" on the new Bayliner Element 5 motoboat this Easter weekend,  just in time for the 2018 Irish boating season. What's more, the package has…
The new Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 on display at Dun Laoghaire Marina
The ISORA fleet's newest arrival, a brand new Jeanneau Sunfast 3600 named Yoyo, made its debut at Dun Laoghaire Marina this weekend and although only partially commissioned by MGM Boats at this point, the Daniel Andrieu design looks more than ready…

MGM Boats is one of Ireland's leading boat brokers now operating internationally as well as throughout Ireland. MGM Boats was founded in 1997 by brothers Martin and Gerry Salmon who were previously worked as a carpenter, joiner and glass fibre laminator in the 1980s. Martin progressed to boat retailing in the late 1980's and Gerry was a service manager in the 1990s. From these many years of experience, MGM Boats was founded in 1997. It started out as a service, maintenance and repairs company based in Malahide, Co. Dublin.

The company grew in 1998 when the Aquador dealership was acquired. Starting as they meant to go on, in 2001 MGM became distributors for Jeanneau Motorboats and Yachts and also opened its second office in Belfast. MGM had begun to create what would be an international and acclaimed brokerage company.

In 2003, MGM Boats moved to Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Co. Dublin. The large office space and yard expanded the service department and paved the way for MGM to acquire the dealership for Sunseeker in Ireland in 2003.

From then, MGM built up it's brokerage listings and in 2009 it opened its office in Hamble, UK. This has led to many years of MGM being present at all major UK boat shows, and each year growing their presence and listings.

he success of MGM's brokerage listings spread internationally, leading in 2012 to 2 new offices being opened in the Mediterranean - in Villamoura, Portugal and Mallorca, Spain. The now international brand and team throughout these years received many awards for their enterprising spirit, customer service and international presence, including winning Sunseeker Distributor of the Year in 2007, 2009 and 2011.

This also led to a new Irish office being opened in Kinsale, Co. Cork increasing their presence within Ireland as well as abroad.

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