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…




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…


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Darragh O’ Sullivan

Class sailed: Laser Hometown: Kinsale, Co. Cork Club: Kinsale Yacht Club Nickname: Sully ISAF ID: IRLDO87 At what age did you start sailing? I Started sailing at twelve in Kinsale Yacht club What is your favourite…