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MGM Boats, Coal Harbour, Dun Laoghaire,

Co. Dublin. A96 P400

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Fifteen thousand miles from Dublin in a magic year of cruising – George & Mary Coombes’ Lagoon 450s Realta Bheag moored off Bora Bora in mid-Pacific in French Polynesia
Dublin couple George and Mary Coombes have achieved the cruising dream writes W M Nixon. Having departed from an increasingly wet and windy Ireland in late July of last year, their Lagoon 450s catamaran Realta Bheag has now sailed more…
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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490
MGM Boats is staging an ‘Open Boat’ event onboard its new 2019 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 this weekend. The ‘Open Boat’ will take place on Saturday the 6th, from 11:00 till16:00 on Kinsale Yacht Club Marina. MGM Boats will be on hand to walk you…
MGM Boats has 13 new models afloat and shore at its new and used Boat Show in Dun Laoghaire Harbour this weekend
One interesting outcome of this weekend's MGM New and Used Boat Show in Dun Laoghaire Harbour is that the majority of show-goers were first-time boaters keen to get on the water this season or next.  As Afloat previously reported, the leading Irish…
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MGM Boats are hosting a new and used boat show in the Coal Harbour in Dun Laoghaire from June 7-9
Leading Irish yacht broker MGM Boats will stage a New and Used Boat Show in Dun Laoghaire Harbour from Friday 7th June to Sunday 9th June. At least 13 new models are going on display including a recently arrived Sun Odyssey 349 yacht…
Live Chat With Jeanneau On New Sun Fast 3300
Jeanneau development chief Hervé Piveteau is answering questions in a YouTube live chat today (Monday 27 May) about the new Sun Fast 3300 as its latest video hyping the new craft is premiered. Described by the French yacht builder as…
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A brand new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 is launched with the custom-built hoist
Dublin Bay's MGM Boats have been showing off the versatility of the firm's 50–Ton Marine Travel Hoist at its Dun Laoghaire Harbour boatyard. 'Ever wondered how we get a 50 foot yacht from hard standing to the water?' is the question…
The Prestige 750 marks a step up in luxury for the MMA fighter
There is speculation that Conor McGregor is trading up from his existing luxury motor yacht The 188 to a 2019 model, as the Irish Mirror reports. The MMA fighter’s Instagram recently featured him leafing through the brochure of the brand…
6 pm on the opening day of Boot Dusseldorf  – Over 60 people were on Ireland's MGM Boats brokerage stand at one stage and all were Irish!
In Hall 5 Stand E45 of Boot Dusseldorf, Ireland's MGM Boats did their best to give Europe's largest Boat Show a fair wind on Saturday, especially after the loss of the London Show. The Irish broker, that also has a presence on the…
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For those who cannot make it to Dusseldorf MGM Boats have a brand new Sun Odyssey 490 in stock in Dun Laoghaire that is available for viewing
MGM Boats will be showcasing the new Sun Odyssey 410 at the 50th anniversary Dusseldorf Boat Show which runs from the 19th to 27th January. With the absence of the London Boat Show this year, the leading Irish brokerage firm has…
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At the Paris Boat Show this week is Jeanneau executive Jean-Philippe Brun, MGM's Gerry Salmon and John O'Kane with Antoine Chancelier also of Jeanneau
Jeanneau's new Sun Fast 3300 high-performance sailboat will be launched next Spring, Irish agent Gerry Salmon of MGM Boats told Afloat.ie at the opening of the Paris Boat Show this weekend. Jeanneau has enlisted not one, but two renowned naval architects:…
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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…
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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 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…
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…

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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