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BJ Marine Ireland
Greystones Harbour Marina, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 287 8334 and (+44) 1758-612686 Visit Website

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Long time Marina Manager of Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow, Alan Corr, retired at the end of February
After a decade of dedicated service, Alan Corr, the marina manager of Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow, retired at the end of February. Alan has been a vital part of the marina's success story since January 2014, bringing his…
Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow
Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow wants to appoint a new marina manager. The marina opened in 2013 and has grown consistently to become a busy 230 berth marina with 24-hour access and fuel on site. Marine experience is desirable,…
File image of a Beneteau stand at a boat show
BJ Marine has confirmed a massive Beneteau display at boot Düsseldorf which takes place 20-28 January 2024. On the power stand will be a combination of the Swift Trawler, Gran Truismo, Antares and Flyer ranges. The Grand Trawler 62 will…
Greystones Harbour Marina has added more berths to the  County Wicklow facility
Greystones Harbour Marina in County Wicklow has announced that 56 berths have been added to the marina as part of a scheduled expansion. The additional berths range from 6m to 20m and are available for use immediately. As was the…
A Northman 1200 Fly demo boat on the Shannon this summer demanded huge attention
At BJ Marine, we know the continued popularity of boating on Ireland’s inland waterways and the exceptional cruising grounds available to us, writes BJ's General Manager James Kirwan. We found that many major boat manufacturers had evolved their motorboat designs to…
BJ Marine reports strong interest in Beneteau's Oceanis 37.1 and other models after the Cannes and Southampton Boat Shows
Irish broker BJ Marine is in buoyant form after attendance at both of September's international boat shows in Cannes and Southampton, writes BJ's Group Manager James Kirwan. We found Cannes to be a particularly busy show this year, helped no doubt by several…
The Princess 72 debuts at Cannes Boat Show
BJ Marine is proud to be established as the Princess Yachts dealer for Ireland writes BJ Group Manager James Kirwan September represents an incredibly important month for Princess Yachts and BJ Marine with Cannes and Southampton boat shows taking place,…
Beneteau’s Oceanis 37.1 sailboat
BJ Marine are delighted to confirm exciting line-ups of Beneteau sailboats for both the Cannes and Southampton boat shows this autumn. First up is the Cannes Yachting Festival from 12-17 September where there Beneteau will have six boats on display.…
Andraz Mihelin and crew on the new Beneteau First 36 at the Fastnet Rock
At BJ Marine, we have been incredibly excited about the re-emergence of the First range and what it could mean for offshore racing, round the cans racing and fast performance cruising in Ireland and the Irish Sea. After a couple…
The Gran Turismo 45 sets new standards in terms of functionality and on board hospitality
We are delighted to finally be in a position to talk about the new Gran Turismo 45 from Beneteau writes Irish agent James Kirwan of BJ Marine  We have had great success with the Gran Turismo range, in particular with…
The 2015 model Sea Ray 355 Sundancer is currently afloat in Malta and ready to go
BJ Marine has announced a ‘massive’ price drop on a 2015 model Sea Ray 355 Sundancer that’s currently afloat in Malta and ready to go. New to the market at €149,950, the state-of-the-art 38ft cruiser has two cabins, is powered…
The new seventh generation First 27, a family day sailor from Beneteau
Beneteau has launched the seventh generation of its First range small sailing cruisers and dayboats under the strapline: "Big boats bring the glory, but small boats make the sailors". The First 24 and 27 are exciting sports cruisers, while First…
The Beneteau 62 Trawler launched in Ireland By BJ Marine
Irish Beneteau agents BJ Marine has announced the launch of its Grand Trawler 62. The Trawler 62 builds on the already established and market-leading range of Swift Trawlers, with boats from 30ft-50ft. The new Grand Trawler 62 offers incredible interior…
Beneteau’s Oceanis 51.1
Beneteau’s parent group has followed its recent management shakeup with a new strategic plan aimed at scaling back production capacity and cutting costs worldwide. The brand anticipates a contracting market for sailing and inboard motorboats in the wake of this…
The new Gran Turismo 36, and (below) the view above and below deck
It will come as no surprise that Beneteau are leading the way in terms of new models for 2021 — and the new Gran Turismo 36, the latest and hugely exciting addition to the Gran Turismo range, is no exception.…
Jean-Paul Chapeleau is now deputy CEO of Beneteau’s new unified industrial operations and development department
Continuing its new strategy in response to the coronavirus crisis hitting the global boating industry, French boatbuilder Beneteau has announced the reorganisation of the key management structure of its boat division. As reported by International Boat Industry, company veteran Jean-Paul…

BJ Marine has six bases; two in Ireland, three in the UK and one in the Mediterranean. The Managing Director is Bernard Gallagher and the Group Sales Manager is James Kirwan. The Irish headquartered marine firm represents market-leading brands including Beneteau Power and Sailboats, Fountaine Pajot Catamarans and Power-Cats, Sea Ray Sports Boats and Cruisers, Wauquiez Custom Yachts and Cranchi and Monte Carlo Luxury Powerboats. BJ Marine has a brokerage sales division that has delivered to every continent and a brokerage list with as many as 300 used boats for sale in Wales, across the Island of Ireland and across Europe.

At A Glance – BJ Marine Agencies

BJ Marine are agents for the following international yacht and powerboat brands in Ireland: 

  • Beneteau Sail
  • Beneteau Power
  • Monte Carlo
  • Sea Ray
  • Fountaine Pajot Sail
  • Fountaine Pajot Power
  • Cranchi
  • Wauquiez

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