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CH Marine’s Black Friday deals are now on — with 20% off selected marine wear from Musto, Zhik and Rooster until Friday 3 December while stocks last.

Stay tuned to the chandlery’s social media channels on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates and get the latest offers by subscribing to the email newsletter for free at CHMarine.com.

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CH Marine’s Black Friday deals start this Friday 19 November and will run for just two weeks until 3 December, while stocks last.

Stay tuned to the chandlery’s social media channels on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates and get the latest offers by subscribing to the email newsletter for free at CHMarine.com.

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CH Marine has just launched a brand new app, offering the best browsing and shopping experience on mobile devices.

While the online website store is mobile-friendly, the app brings extra advantages—quicker availability, faster load time, easier access to info, plus the option to get push notifications about orders, new products and offers. With a growing number of customers visiting this online store via mobile, developing this app made good sense.

According to Nicholas Bendon of CH Marine, regular customers have expressed an interest in a fast and simple solution to accessing product information and ordering while on the go. With the app, this is simple. A click on your mobile and you are logged in to CH Marine's extensive inventory, displaying live stock on all products. The app cuts out all the web browsing on a small screen, and gets you straight to the point. Checkout could not be easier with all ordering information retained in one place. It is perfect for use on the move, while at sea or on the marina, and downloading will give users access to exclusive special deals and promotions.

First-time app users can enjoy a 10% discount off their first order (excluding marine electronics items).

Download for mobiles on Apple here, and for Android here.

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CH Marine has the latest stylishly cool Typhoon wetsuits and shorties from the budget-friendly Swarm range, designed with the novice in mind.

Choosing Swarm is the way to go if you are new to the sport or just get on the water occasionally. And the new Swarm3 wetsuits are available in adult, child and infant sizes to kit out the whole family.

See the full range of Typhoon wetsuits available on CHMarine.ie

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Save now on CH Marine’s fantastic range of sailing and leisure wear as the Cork chandlery’s sale is now on.

Choose from items with the right combination of practicality and style from top brands like Musto, Zhik and Dubarry.

These include the Zhik Z-Cru fleece jacket for men and women, normally €165 but now on sale for only €96.95 — more than 40% off.

Stocks are limited so act quick and grab these great deals now!

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Two-way radio communications manufacturer Icom has launched the world's first marine VHF hand-portable radio with an integrated AIS receiver as well as DSC and GPS.

The IC-M94DE is the first handheld marine radio that offers users receive information broadcast by other AIS-equipped vessels. The IC-M94DE provides vessel traffic information shown on the radios large display. With its new design and simple to use features, this, says ICOM, is a game-changing device for anyone who ventures out to sea for recreation or work.

The  Icom IC-M94DE is the world's first marine VHF handportable radio with an integrated AIS receiver as well as DSC and GPSThe Icom IC-M94DE is the world's first marine VHF handportable radio with an integrated AIS receiver as well as DSC and GPS

Other features include 6W of RF power, class-leading 1500 mW of audio output with improved acoustic sound clarity, ensuring clear communications no matter the environment. This hand portable has more battery power (approx. 10 hours) for extended operations. You can also assign up to 50 favourite destinations, fishing spots etc. as waypoints with the enhanced Navigation feature.

The radio features Icom's own Float'n Flash and AquaQuake, keeping your radio operational if it becomes submerged. The Man Overboard function is included for operator protection. Pressing the distress button while Float'n Flash is activated will transmit the MOB distress signal, allowing the operator to be more quickly and easily located.

The IC-M94DE will be available from CH Marine in Ireland from mid-April.

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Yacht Chandlery & Marine Equipment Specialists CH Marine are hitting the ground running this new year with special deals for getting the boat ready for the 2021 season. 

CH Marine say Irish winters are tough on boats so have put together a wide range of boat cleaning products, now in stock. 

During the lockdown, CH Marine is open via its online shop and its stores are open for essential services such as lifejacket and liferaft servicing.

The Irish marine firm offers free returns with An Post and you can order online or by phone.

More here

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At a loss for gift ideas this Christmas? CH Marine has got you covered with nautical treats for all the family!

Whether for him or for her, for the kids or other families, there’s a wide selection of products to choose from — including some at very special Christmas prices.

On a tight budget? CH Marine has made it easy for you to find the right gift whether under €50, under €100 or under €200.

Those looking to spend a little more or even go all out this Christmas are well catered for at CH Marine, which also has a selection of gift ideas tailored for gadget fans.

Still not quite sure what to get to make this Christmas special? CH Marine’s online gift certificates are available for any amount up to €1,000 to make the New Year brighter.

But don’t wait too long, as orders must be placed before Wednesday 16 October to ensure your gifts arrive before Christmas Day!

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CH Marine—one of Ireland's leading marine equipment supply companies—is seeking applications for full-and part-time sales personnel to join our sales team. We have vacancies in our technical sailing & general marine equipment sales departments.

Preferred applicants will have the following skill sets:

  • Knowledge and experience in sailing and boating
  • An interest in IT and web-based selling
  • A high level of self-motivation
  • Accountability and organisational skills

Please apply in the form on this link here.

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CH Marine have everything you’ll need to winterise your boat, with an extensive range of trusted boat care products.

Highlights include the award-winning Meaco DD8L Desiccant Dehumidifier Junior — a cost-effective solution to helping keep your boat (or garage or workshop) mould- and damp-free over the winter months.

And you can choose from a wide selection of polishes and waxes from leading brands like 3M and Starbrite, along with sponges and brushes you can use to keep your vessel in tip-top condition.

As always, CH Marine offers worldwide shipping — and free delivery within the island of Ireland for orders over €50.

Visit CHMarine.com for these items and so much more.

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The Half Ton Class was created by the Offshore Racing Council for boats within the racing band not exceeding 22'-0". The ORC decided that the rule should "....permit the development of seaworthy offshore racing yachts...The Council will endeavour to protect the majority of the existing IOR fleet from rapid obsolescence caused by ....developments which produce increased performance without corresponding changes in ratings..."

When first introduced the IOR rule was perfectly adequate for rating boats in existence at that time. However yacht designers naturally examined the rule to seize upon any advantage they could find, the most noticeable of which has been a reduction in displacement and a return to fractional rigs.

After 1993, when the IOR Mk.III rule reached it termination due to lack of people building new boats, the rule was replaced by the CHS (Channel) Handicap system which in turn developed into the IRC system now used.

The IRC handicap system operates by a secret formula which tries to develop boats which are 'Cruising type' of relatively heavy boats with good internal accommodation. It tends to penalise boats with excessive stability or excessive sail area.

Competitions

The most significant events for the Half Ton Class has been the annual Half Ton Cup which was sailed under the IOR rules until 1993. More recently this has been replaced with the Half Ton Classics Cup. The venue of the event moved from continent to continent with over-representation on French or British ports. In later years the event is held biennially. Initially, it was proposed to hold events in Ireland, Britain and France by rotation. However, it was the Belgians who took the ball and ran with it. The Class is now managed from Belgium. 

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At A Glance – Half Ton Classics Cup Winners

  • 2017 – Kinsale – Swuzzlebubble – Phil Plumtree – Farr 1977
  • 2016 – Falmouth – Swuzzlebubble – Greg Peck – Farr 1977
  • 2015 – Nieuwport – Checkmate XV – David Cullen – Humphreys 1985
  • 2014 – St Quay Portrieux – Swuzzlebubble – Peter Morton – Farr 1977
  • 2013 – Boulogne – Checkmate XV – Nigel Biggs – Humphreys 1985
  • 2011 – Cowes – Chimp – Michael Kershaw – Berret 1978
  • 2009 – Nieuwpoort – Général Tapioca – Philippe Pilate – Berret 1978
  • 2007 – Dun Laoghaire – Henri-Lloyd Harmony – Nigel Biggs – Humphreys 1980~
  • 2005 – Dinard – Gingko – Patrick Lobrichon – Mauric 1968
  • 2003 – Nieuwpoort – Général Tapioca – Philippe Pilate – Berret 1978

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