About Team CH Marine

Team CH Marine is a working partnership between CH Marine, one of Ireland’s leading marine equipment suppliers, and a chosen group of  inspiring and progressive sailors ranging from Optimist sailors to serious Cruiser racers. Team CH Marine members are invited…



Justin Lucas - Team CH Marine

Justin Lucas

Name: Justin Lucas DOB: 6 May 2004 Hometown: Clonakilty Class sailed: Optimist Club: Tralee Bay Sailing Club At what age did you start sailing? I started sailing at the age of 10. What is your favourite…


Lifejacket servicing – what’s involved?

Manufacturers, safety bodies, training institutes and the RNLI are among those who universally recommend the importance of regular lifejacket servicing. Here we explain some of the procedures and standards involved in completing approved servicing.


Top 5 lifejacket faults – download our useful infosheet

Over the years our service stations have serviced many thousands of  inflatable lifejackets and our engineers have accumulated a comprehensive knowledge base of the faults that we regularly find when first opening a lifejacket for inspection. Alarmingly,…



Bantry Bay Canoes Ireland

CH Marine buys Bantry Bay Canoes

  CH Marine has taken over the interests of Bantry Bay Canoes, one of Ireland’s largest and best known canoe and kayak suppliers. This Bandon-based company was previously owned by the major UK canoe and…


Titan The MIX kayak

Introducing the MIX

The MIX goes a lot further than many of its contemporaries by not only allowing river running and rolling but also ocean and river surfing.  It has the ability allow the user learn surfing tricks…