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MGM Boats News
Boatyard Operative Required By MGM Boats, Dun Laoghaire Harbour
MGM Boats Ltd is looking for a Boatyard Operative to join their award-winning boatyard team in Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Co. Dublin. Experience in boatyard operations, hull polishing, valeting, antifouling etc preferred. Apply in confidence by sending CV to: Paul Gavin,…
MGM Boats Launch Zodiac's New Medline 6.8 RIB
2020 has been a big year for Zodiac RIBs and its Irish agent MGM Boats. The year started with a big challenge; launching the Medline 9 in the middle of the COVID crisis.  Zodiac says its multiplied by five the…
A new Jeanneau Leader afloat in Cork Harbour this Autumn
In 1985, Jeanneau launched the Leader 850, the first unit of a new line and a new market segment: the 'Express motor yacht'. 35 years and 10,000 units later, the Leader Line continue to attract customers with boats offering high…
The Zodiac Pro 5.5 RIB in stock from MGM Boats
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's MGM Boats have taken delivery of the new Zodiac Pro 5.5 RIB this month that will be displayed at the Harbour Boatyard. As regular Afloat readers know the top Irish boat dealer added the Zodiac Inflatable and Rigid Inflatable Boat marque to…
Boats on display at MGM’s Coal Harbour base
MGM Boats’ Autumn Showcase is now open to all at the MGM boatyard in Dun Laoghaire’s Coal Harbour. The dealership has a wide selection of new and used boats on display in the water and outdoors on the hard, featuring…
The former Avon eJET 450 will now carry the Zodiac marque
The world’s first 4.5m electric tender is now the flagship of Zodiac’s electric RIB range. Originally launched in 2017 by Z Nautic under the Avon brand, the eJET 450 will now carry the prestigious Zodiac marque as part of a…
The Jeanneau NC 37 is designed for living life at sea in absolute comfort
MGM Boats have taken delivery of a brand new Jeanneau NC 37 which was unwrapped in Dun Laoghaire Harbour earlier today, Monday 10 August. Powered by twin Volvo Penta D4 270 diesel engines with joystick docking technology, the Jeanneau NC…
 The recently delivered Zodiac Open 5.5 RIB is a useful size for diving, fishing, underwater hunting, work or pleasure trips
MGM Boats have delivered a new Zodiac Open 5.5 to a customer at Ireland's biggest marina at Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay. The Dublin yacht broker, who took on the agency for the leading French RIB range in December 2019…
The MGM Boatyard at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Following the publication of the Government's Roadmap for Reopening Business, MGM Boats at Dun Laoghaire Harbour have introduced systems and procedures that the marine brokerage firm will be implementing for its sales department until further notice. The process of shopping for a…
The RNLI Howth Lifeboat on the MGM Boat hoist in Dun Laoghaire Harbour in 2019
Enterprising MGM Boats that operate Dun Laoghaire Harbour's boatyard is, like every business, adapting to the new Coronavirus world we are operating in. It's likely that when Dun Laoghaire Marina opens to berth holders on May 18th there will be…
Medline 9 - top speed of 55 knots
MGM Boats at Dun Laoghaire Harbour have announced the launch of the biggest ever RIB built by international manufacturer Zodiac.  The French RIB builder and their Irish agents are making the most of the lockdown with the virtual launch of its 'big…
Author Dublin Bay sailor John Latham and Scoundrel at Fenit Marina in County Kerry
As a citizen of an island nation, John Latham long had the desire to sail around this country, headland by headland. With that in mind, co-owner John McQuaid and he were determined to carry out such a voyage in their…
The new Zodiac Open 5.5 has a Deep V fibreglass hull
MGM Boats describes the new Zodiac Open 5.5 that has recently landed at the boatyard in Dun Laoghaire Harbour as the 'Swiss army knife of boats'. As regular Afloat readers will know, MGM Boats became Irish Zodiac distributors last December. In…
Dublin Pilot boat Tolka's underwater hull shape is clearly visible on the MGM Boats Travel Hoist at Dun Laoghaire. The vessel's ability to handle high speeds in bad weather is due to an innovative beak bow design which can steady the hull of the boat as it pitches into the sea.
Dublin Port Company's striking new Pilot Boat Tolka was in Dun Laoghaire Harbour yesterday for a maintenance lift on MGM Boatyard's purpose-built travel hoist. The new addition to Dublin Port’s fleet plays a vital role in meeting the operational needs…
Making sailing fun again – the user-friendly Sun Fast 3300 provides maximum sport for best-utilised effort as the boat moves over rather than through the water.
We were having one of those brainstorming discussions the other day about how best to promote sailing in Ireland, when some still small voice suggested that we were going at the challenge entirely the wrong way. We were thinking in…
The new Sun Fast 3300 during commissioning at MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
MGM Boats is launching the new Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire on Friday 6th March at 7 pm. The Sun Fast 3300 made an impressive debut in the Fastnet race last year…

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.

At A Glance – MGM Boats Agencies

MGM Boats are Irish agents for the following yacht and motorboat manufacturers

  • Jeanneau sail
  • Jeanneau power
  • Prestige
  • Lagoon catamarans
  • Aquador
  • Bayliner
  • Zodiac

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