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#Boats

From TheJournal.ie Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines Slap On The Wrist

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines

The EU Commission has suspended more than €6 million in funding as a result of Ireland’s failure to establish a points system.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man attempting to sail around the world alone with no modern technology Ultimate Challenge

Dublin man attempting to sail around the world alone with no modern technology

Gregor McGuckin will take part in the Golden Globe Race in July.

From TheJournal.ie Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out' Lough Derg

Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'

The man spent the night alone on his craft on Lough Derg after it went aground having slipped its moorings.

From TheJournal.ie Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution Fibreship

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.

From TheJournal.ie 'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters Farsi Island

Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters

Tehran said the crew and vessels will be returned safely and promptly.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan Lost And Found This post contains images

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan

Gardaí have seized a lot of equipment.

From TheJournal.ie Australian Prime Minister tells EU to 'stop the boats' as hundreds more migrants die Drownings

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to 'stop the boats' as hundreds more migrants die

Not everyone is happy about Tony Abbott’s comments.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 400 feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Migrants

Up to 400 feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Tension is currently mounting in Italy over a recent influx of migrants.

From TheJournal.ie This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts Yacht The Hell

This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts

It has a helipad. For your helicopter, of course.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court See You In Court

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court

The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.

From TheJournal.ie Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat? Airbnb

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?

Take a look around some of the boats on offer on Airbnb.

From TheJournal.ie Ahoy! One of the world's largest tall ships arrives in Dublin De Elcano This post contains images

Ahoy! One of the world's largest tall ships arrives in Dublin

The Juan Sebastián de Elcano, the third-largest tall ship in the world, is staying over for five days.

Massive cruise ship plays the opening notes of Seven Nation Army with its horns

Dunnnn dundundundun dunnnn dunnn….

From TheJournal.ie Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths Immigrants

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths

Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.

From TheJournal.ie Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats Steady As She Goes

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats

Several of the jury-rigged craft have been spotted along the Irish coast in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm Rescue

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm

The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI began a search after someone on Curracloe Beach spotted a swimmer in difficulty just after 5pm.

From TheJournal.ie Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend Rescue

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend

One incident involved a cruiser with a failed engine and the RNLI crew also assisted two people who abandoned ship after it began to sink.

From TheJournal.ie Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea Remember

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea

The ceremony is to remember the 15 volunteers who died at sea on Christmas Eve 1895 and all those who lost their lives around Irish coasts.

Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral Boats This post contains videos

Hardy Bucks' alternative Olympic commentary goes very, very viral

Know nothing about sailing? Neither does Francis ‘The Viper’ Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

From TheJournal.ie Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race Volvo Ocean Race

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists Gaza This post contains videos

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists

Fourteen Irish nationals are in Israeli custody after refusing to sign deportation papers.