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The Aqua Down jacket is available in both a women’s and men’s hooded and non-hooded version and also as a vest
Leading sailing gear manufactuer Henri Lloyd has used it’s 50 plus years of technical apparel design and development to launch a new collection of premium active wear and the range is available in Ireland at CH Marine & Viking Marine chandleries.…
Thirty Something competing at the Scottish Series
The spinnaker above survived – and it was a 1/2oz! If your sails haven't been so lucky they're in need of UK Sailmakers Ireland Sails repair and service...  SAIL REPAIR AND RE-CUTTINGWe have over 100 years of sail making experience in…
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A new Tohatsu outboard engine (2.5HP 4-stroke Short Shaft (15") at €726, Mirror dinghy spars for a fiver, a maritime painting of the ARC fleet at €200 by artist Pete Hogan are just a few of the offers currently on Afloat's…
Sunseeker's Manhattan 52
Sunseeker International powerboat manufacturer has announced strong retail sales at the Cannes Boat Show with in excess of £25m of retail orders (ex.tax) taken and a further £15m expected to be completed post show across a wide range of yachts…
The versatile and durable PRO DRYBAG 45L is a 45 litre (11.89 gallons) waterproof and shockproof sport bag which has the highest waterproof classification
How many times have you agonised over bringing expensive electronic equipment afloat, vowing to come up with a solution 'next time' only never finding one? The problem may have just been solved by SUBTECH SPORTS who have introduced a '100…
The 28th edition of the highly acclaimed Rick Tomlinson Portfolio calendar is now available directly from the Afloat.ie marketplace site HERE. The ideal Christmas gift for the sailor in your life features 12 spectacular images from recent assignments around the…
Suzuki says it has achieved the highest market share in the four stroke outboard sector in Europe last year. It's a proud boast for the engine manufacturer that is also mirrored at home with growing Irish sales. Sales of Suzuki…
BJ Marine Is Largest Exhibitor At All Wales Boat Show in Pwllheli
#allwalesboatshow – Irish Yacht Broker BJ Marine is making good on its latest base on the Irish Sea by becoming the largest exhibitor at the All Wales Boat Show, opening in Pwllheli this morning and running til Sunday.Having opened its…
Ultimate Cruiser Jacket From Henri Lloyd
#sailingjacket – As the name suggests from Henri Lloyd, the Ultimate Cruiser Jacket has been 'engineered' to be the ultimate in cruising apparel, available in both men's and ladies fits this range offers all the comfort, features and durability the…
Would You Like Dublin Bay for A Christmas Present?
#dublinbay – The recent, ongoing and intense exchanges in Afloat.ie about Dublin Bay sailing may well be driving readers from elsewhere crazy. But when you study the shape of the bay and particularly how much of an artificial presence Dun…
UK Sailor & Businessman Invests in North Sails Company
#northsails – North Technology Group (NTG) whose brands include North Sails has announced Oakley Capital Private Equity ("Oakley") has acquired a majority stake in their diverse family of companies. Oakley is an investment vehicle founded by UK businessman and sailing…
New 'Scorpion Marine' Anti–Theft Product from Killen Marine
#boattheft – Dalkey boat dealer Killen Marine in County Dublin recently picked up an agency for an interesting marine security product that gives boat owners some added security at a time when a lot of boats, engines and equipment is…
Buying a Boat or Renting: What Are Your Options?
#BUYING A BOAT - With the current economy making everyone think twice before they spend, the question of whether to buy or rent a boat is one being asked more and more often in the marketplace. But what should you…
Dubarry Reaps Rewards of Forward Thinking Over 30 Years
#MARKETPLACE - "Dog eat dog" competition on the high street prompted Dubarry's managing director to reposition the shoe company as a supplier of premium boating clothing and footwear, as The Irish Times reports. Eamonn Fagan explains how he saw an…
Musto Sailing Clothing Brand Opens at Kildare Village
#musto – Musto, the sailing clothing brand is opening a new outlet on Thursday 20th September 2012 at the Kildare village outlet  centre. The new pop-up boutique will showcase collections from Musto's sailing, equestrian, shooting and lifestyle ranges. Kildare village…
Buying From Outside Europe? Make Sure Your Boat is EU Compliant
#BUYING A BOAT - Are you getting value for money when you buy a boat from outside the European Union? Leisure marine website BoatingBusiness takes a look at your options and responsibilities when it comes to importing from abroad. "Many…

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