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INSS Junior Club Is Back For Autumn Term This Saturday
#INSS - Saturday sailing with the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School’s Junior Club is back this coming Saturday 8 September. Students from the summer courses and new sailors alike are invited to continue sailing throughout the school term. The…
Conor Doyle's Freya from Kinsale Yacht Club
Conor Doyle's new XP 50 Freya that expected to make her racing debut at the ill-fated ICRA Nationals in Galway Bay last month, won her maiden race instead at her home port of Kinsale last week. Competing in Kinsale Yacht…
Get Ready For The Laser Masters With Viking Marine
#VikingMarine - Getting ready for the Laser Masters on Dublin Bay next week from Friday 7-Saturday 15 September? Stay local with Dun Laoghaire’s leading chandlery Viking Marine, who can help with their selection of Windesign Laser products and wide range…
Deals On New & Ex-Charter Lasers At CH Marine
There are some great deals to be had on new and ex-charter Laser dinghies from leading Irish chandlery CH Marine. Right now you could have an ex-charter for €6,490 (£5,776.10) VAT inclusive ahead of the Laser Masters coming to Dun…
Dave Cullen and the Checkmate XV crew
North Sails Ireland congratulate clients Dave Cullen, Jonny Swan and both teams crews for taking first and second overall at the Half Ton Cup last week in Belgium writes sailmaker Nigel Young. The Half Ton Cup has been well supported by Irish…
The First 36.7 Lulabelle has begun taking on Competent Crew and Day Skipper duties as well as being available for race charter
Well–known Round Britain and Ireland Race competitor Lulla Belle joined the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School fleet. The First 36.7 has begun taking on Competent Crew and Day Skipper duties as well as being available for race charter. Chief…
European Commission Urges Preparedness For Brexit In Maritime Sector
#Brexit - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport (DTTAS) sets out the European Commission’s recommended actions for Brexit preparedness for all stakeholders that may be affected by the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union…
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…
Wakeboarding boats like the MasterCraft ProStar are among the many kinds of US-made vessels subject to the new tariff rise
#Trade - European importers of pleasure craft from the US have already been impacted by new EU tariffs that add an average of €20,000 per boat. According to Boating Business, dealers across Europe have been placing orders for new boats…
Waterford Harbour's Fools Gold was the sole Irish entry in the IRC/ORC inaugural World Championships
UK Sails Ireland sailmaker Graham Curran who competed on 'Fools Gold', Ireland's sole entry at the Offshore Sailing World Championships 2018, reviews the event that was truly the pinnacle of cruiser racing in Europe and concludes IRC and ORC need to…
Buying A Boat Tops British Lottery Winners’ Shopping List
The majority of Britons would buy a boat if they were to win the lottery. That’s according to a major study carried out by TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, which revealed that almost two-thirds (63%) would choose a boat as their…
The incident occurred off Cromane in Co Kerry on Friday 10 August
#Kerry - RTÉ News reports that a kayaker drowned off the Iveagh Peninsula in Co Kerry yesterday afternoon, Friday 10 August. Emergency services were alerted around 2.30pm to Cromane after the kayaker had been recovered from the water by a…
The INSS are inviting experienced sailors and power boaters who are either already retired or nearing retirement to consider undertaking training to become instructors
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School is continuing to expand careers in the marine leisure industry beyond the traditional school/college age cohort. Demand for training has shifted and no longer can sailing and powerboat training be considered an exclusive…
A EUCON containership, Elbetrader makes an arrival at dusk in the outer approaches of Dublin Bay when bound for the capital, having sailed on a routine passage from the major Dutch port of Rotterdam. The photo was taken from Irish Ferries Holyhead bound Ulysses, which likewise of the containership represent divisions within ICG.
#Jobs&Careers - Eucon, part of the Container & Terminal division of Irish Continental Group (ICG) have become the first company registered for a new Logistics Associate Apprenticeship programme. The apprenticeship programme is to be delivered in association with Dublin Institute…
Alistair Rumball explains his dedication to the business in conversation with Fergal Keane
#INSS - On the latest episode of RTÉ Radio 1’s Seascapes, Fergal Keane chats with Alistair Rumball, who is celebrating 40 years of his Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Some 3,000 youngsters are expected to…
Dragons racing at Cork Week
This was the subject of some discussion aboard our Dragon at the recent Volvo Cork Week. We had a UK Dragon sailor with us who also happens to be the organiser of the British Dragon Association East Coast Championships later…

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