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Ladies who attended various Sail Cork courses at the RCYC evening for the Cork Harbour Sailing School
Cork Harbour's 'Women on the Water' were out in force for the SailCork annual dinner in the Royal Cork Yacht Club in early March. The Cork Harbour Sailing School presents its students who attend winter navigation courses with their certificates…
Howth Yacht Club Sailing School Launches ‘Quest’ For New Blood
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club is preparing to roll out its new sailing school initiative in the coming weeks as the spring season catches the breeze. Quest Sailing has been devised with the intention of bringing “new blood into the…
Two RNLI crew wearing the new Helly Hansen gear
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and marine clothing giant Helly Hansen have today announced a new strategic partnership that will support the lifesaving charity’s aim of defeating drowning. Helly Hansen, the global technical sailing brand founded in Norway in…
Paul Adamson – new role in British luxury yacht builder Oyster Yachts
A former Dun Laoghaire Harbour based Sailing School instructor will lead a new Oyster Yachts management team following the purchase of the luxury boat builder after it went under in February, according to British media reports. YBW.com reports here, that Richard Hadida…
An austere and functional beauty – traditional curachs on the Atlantic coast
There’s something about the magnificent West Coast of Ireland that produces larger-than-life characters of prodigious energy writes W M Nixon. And James Cahill of Mayo is one of them. Way back in 1974, he sailed round Ireland in a 13ft…
J B Braun
JB Braun is the North Sails Director of Design and Engineering and one of the world’s leading sail designers. His designs have won the America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race, as well as Olympic medals. JB Braun loves making sailboats…
A Stay sail image from the 3D sail design programme, Sailpack
Barry Hayes, owner of UK Sailmakers Ireland, describes new advances in 3D sail design programmes to analyse sail shape and sail design in real time.  In this latest article in the UK Series, in association with ICRA, Hayes outlines the Sailpack…
The MV Fugro Discovery is conducting survey operations off the North West Coast this week
#MarineNotice - Fugro is currently carrying out marine operations for the HAVFRUE Subsea Cable System Project, further to its work carried out in January. The current survey within Irish territorial waters off the North West Coast began on Wednesday 14…
€6 Billion In Investments & Counting Under EU Atlantic Action Plan
The EU’s 2013-2020 Atlantic Action Plan has spurred over 1,200 new maritime projects and nearly €6 billion of investments so far, according to an independent consultant tasked by the EU to take stock of the initiative at mid-term. Most of…
The Irish Coast Guard were involved in the search for Jamie McAllister, whose body was recovered on 27 May 2017
Investigations have concluded and no prosecution will be directed by the DPP over the death of a fisherman off Skerries last summer, as the Irish Examiner reports. Garda divers recovered the body of Jamie McAllister (28) on 27 May 2017,…
Jotun supplies antifouling, topcoats and varnishes, to fillers, primer and undercoats for yachts
Jotun – one of the leading global coatings manufacturers and represented in Ireland by CH Marine – has launched a new yachting website, to help yacht owners choose the perfect products for their yacht.  With a reputation for commercial marine…
Kenny Rumball (above) will chat about his dinghy sailing and youth racing which was where he learned his skills
As part of the Irish National Sailing School 40th Birthday Celebrations the country's leading sailing school is hosting a series of free talks and events starting tonight when School Principal Kenneth Rumball will share tales about his background and the…
The relatively isolated location of Wicklow SC enabled the outboard thieves to access the Boat Park from the lifeboat slip on left
Following an outboard motor theft from their boat park in the small hours of Monday morning, Wicklow Sailing Club are advising other clubs – particularly those with stand-alone locations like WSC – of the risk of organised equipment theft even…
The USS Gallagher, after Lance Corporal Patrick Gallagher, will be the same class as the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke, pictured here in Chesapeake Bay
The US Navy is set to name a new vessel after a Mayo man who served in the Vietnam War, as TheJournal.ie reports. Patrick Gallagher emigrated from Ballyhaunis to the United States in 1962, joining the Marine Corps four years…
Irish Premiere For ‘The Camino Voyage’ Last Weekend
#CaminoVoyage - Saturday night (10 March) saw the Irish premiere of The Camino Voyage as part of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018. The documentary follows a motley crew including a writer, an artist a stonemason and two musicians…
Win this North Sails Ireland holdall worth €75  in our free to enter competition below
North Sails Ireland is giving away one of its famous holdalls in this free to enter competition with Afloat.ie.  THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED The new holdall is part of the new North Sails Tech clothing range that celebrates 60 years of…

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