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MGM Boats News
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…
The new Prestige X70 running
Irish dealers MGM Boats were on hand this morning when the new Prestige X70 was launched at boot Dusseldorf today, the first in the new crossover range from Prestige Yachts. The X70 has been developed with space, light and luxury…
The Sun Fast 3300 with the kite up
Yacht brokers MGM Boats have the first Sun Fast 3300 order arriving into Ireland next month and it will be competing in the upcoming Round Ireland Yacht Race from Wicklow this June. The boat will be essentially set up for offshore…
The new Open 5.5 Zodiac RIB available from MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire
Top Irish boat dealer MGM Boats has added the Zodiac Inflatable and Rigid Inflatable Boat marque to the range of boats offered at its Dun Laoghaire Harbour showrooms. In announcing the new distributorship, Dublin Bay-based MGM Boats has launched a promotion on the…
Jeanneau celebrates its Award in London for the Sun Odyssey 410
Irish agents MGM Boats are celebrating Jeanneau's Sun Odyssey 410 win in the “British Yachting Awards” in the category of “Cruiser of the Year” 2019 this week. The Sun Odyssey 410 received the honours last Monday during the Awards celebration…
Jeanneau's Merry Fisher 605 Marlin
Jeanneau's Merry Fisher 605 Marlin represented in Ireland by MGM Boats in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin has been named Best of Boats 2019 in the “Best for Fishing ” Category in the International Best of Boats Awards. This prize is…
The Prestige range at boot Dusseldorf
Following its launch last year, Dublin boat dealer MGM Boats will be displaying the new Prestige 420 F motorboat that will be making its first appearance at boot Dusseldorf 2020 in January. The spacious, high-performance flybridge cruiser reflects the core values of…
The Sun Odyssey 410 makes its Irish debut Dun Laoghaire
The Sun Odyssey 410 that MGM Boats showcased at Boot Dusseldorf last January is now afloat and berthed at Dun Laoghaire Marina. The Irish debutante is the most current design from French manufacturer Jeanneau and sold out its 2019 production…
Francis Roche (left), Ross O'Leary (centre) and Joss Walsh on the Jeanneau yacht stand in Southampton
Dublin's MGM Boats are on the international boat show trail this month and having concluded a successful Cannes Show in the South of France last weekend, the Irish yacht broker set up in Southampton this week where the Cote d'Azur…

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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