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The BIM Aquaculture Remote Classroom
Prospective students interested in a marine career will be able to visit an aquaculture “remote classroom” at an Atlantic Technological University (ATU) open day this weekend. The mobile classroom which gives a taste of aquaculture has been developed by Bord…
The USA project team meet Barryroe pupils to describe their work that sets small sailing boats out across the Atlantic Ocean
The organisation, which has launched two hundred small sailing boats to cross the Atlantic Ocean, fostering interest in the sea and developing cultural links amongst nations, intends to develop the project further following a particularly positive response from a coastal…
RS Aero racing in Spring sunshine at the Super Series 2024 in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The now annual RS Super Series ran over the winter of 2023/2024, with racing open to the Waszp, RS Neo and RS Aero classes. Unfortunately, the winds were never quite right for the Waszps, either too windy or not enough…
Students at ATU - MSc students Shanlle Gilkes (left) & Adara Jaggernauth (second from right) in ATU with Dr. Deirdre Brophy (Project Supervisor & MFRC Leader) and & David O’Sullivan, Our Shared Ocean Programme Manager
The Our Shared Ocean funding programme, designed to build strategic research partnerships between Ireland and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) has enabled two scholars from the Caribbean island of Grenada to enroll in Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Galway to undertake…
A Pool Circle formed at an INSS Sea Survival Course
Are you ready for the Round Ireland Race? Kenny Rumball of the INSS is looking forward to a series of Sea Survival Courses. Rumball, the RORC Seamanship Trophy recipient, includes plenty of first-hand experience in the course, including dealing with…
Explorers Sharks +  schools outreach module and resources launched by shark enthusiasts Cerys and Hugo Johnston with lead author Cushla Dromgool Regan (Explorers Education Programme) and shark expert Graham Johnston (Marine Institute)
The Marine Institute Explorers Education Programme team has launched a new set of resources for primary schools, aimed at promoting Ireland’s rich marine biodiversity in the classroom. The new class projects, called Fin-tastic Sharks+, will focus on the 71 species…
RS Fest 2024 will occur over the weekend of the 6th and 7th of July under the watchful eye of principal race officer John Leech
The RS Fest is back for 2024 after a hugely successful weekend in Blessington last year; this time, the fleets are heading to Lough Derg Yacht Club. The core ethos remains the same of all RS Sailing to have family-orientated…
Designed to equip students with the skills to become ocean leaders and marine champions of the future, the Bursary Scholarship Programme is a key initiative of the Marine Institute's Strategic Plan 2023-2027
The Marine Institute has announced its 2024 Summer Bursary Scholarship Programme, inviting third-level students to apply for work experience in a variety of marine areas. The programme, which has been running for over 30 years, provides essential career development, support,…
Pulse 63 is a 6.3-metre-long RIB designed from the ground up to be 100% electric. This unique boat will be in Ireland from the 9th-12th of February
In a first for the Irish marine industry, MarineServices.ie is proud to present the first all-electric powered rigid inflatable boat (RIB). Arriving in early February, RS Electric Boats’ Pulse 63 is a 6.3-metre-long RIB designed from the ground up to…
A busy scene at Blessington Sailing Club as the inaugural RS Fest Incorporating RS200 and RS400 gets underway in 2023. The 2024 RS Fest takes place on Lough Derg Yacht Club.
It promises to be another bumper year for the RS Racing Classes in Ireland with all classes confirming their event calendars for 2024. The Fevas will start off the season in Greystones Sailing Club on the East coast of Ireland,…
Donegal teenager Séan Boyle from Árainn Mhór has taken a step closer to following his dream to pursue a career at sea by passing his Bord Iaschaigh Mhara (BIM) Basic Safety Training course which will allow him to work on a boat or Ferry. Pictured with Séan at Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada School as he proudly shows off his qualifications are his teacher, Florence Calais and Garvan Meehan, Principal of the National Fisheries College of Ireland in Greencastle, Co. Donegal
The Minister for the Marine has congratulated a Donegal teenager with Down Syndrome, described as having “sea blood running through his veins,” for following his dream to work in the marine sector. Sixteen-year-old Seán Boyle has passed his three-day Bord…
An example of an offshore wind farm at Teeside on England’s North Sea coast
Ireland is well placed to seize the opportunities presented by a boon in offshore projects, according to the head of the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI). Speaking to The Journal ahead of the NMCI’s third annual Seafarers’ Conference next…
RS21s competing at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Dublin Bay in July 2023. The keelboat will race at Volvo Cork Week in July 2024
Brilliant events, informative shows and some new records broken by RS Sailing and RS sailors. It was a brilliant summer of events for RS Sailing. Highlights include the RS Feva World Championships which saw 422 sailors coming with their families…
Yacht Week and INSS Team Up for Summer and are looking for talented skippers and hosts to work in the Mediterranean this summer
Yacht Week is looking for talented skippers and hosts to work in the Mediterranean this summer. Dun Laoghaire Sailing School, the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School, has teamed up with the Yacht Week to get Irish sailors working in…
Lorcan Tighe (left) and Kenny Rumball of Marine Services completed intensive training, installation, and a maintenance course in the UK to become the first certified eSSA - ePropulsion Smart System Architecture technicians in Ireland
Always looking towards the future, MarineServices.ie has been very keen to become the first major player in Ireland to offer electric propulsion systems to the leisure and commercial marine sectors in Ireland. With some experience through the RS Sailing RS…
The River Liffey waterscape in Dublin City as seen from an  INSS Boat Trip via Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Dublin City Centre looks magical at night! The INSS.ie RIB Rides and Winter Lights has had a cracking first weekend exploring the river Liffey and Christmas lights. Over 40 participants of all ages joined the crew on passage from Dun…