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#JobFairy - We are hiring!

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#JobFairy - We are hiring!
We are hiring: Full time and Part time positions.

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Viking Marine becomes Topper sailboats Ireland and Northern Ireland dealer.

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Viking Marine becomes Topper sailboats Ireland and Northern Ireland dealer.

Viking Marine has taken over the Northern Ireland dealership for Topper Sailboats after Wiclif McCready's retirement. Viking Marine has been in close talks with Topper and with Brian Spence from McCready's sailboats to insure a smooth transition. Brian will be working with Viking Marine in the future to add to our expertise and liaise with existing Northern Ireland customers.  "We are pleased to become Ireland and Northern Ireland's Topper official dealer. As we have been Topper Ireland's dealer for many years, we are ready for this new challenge."says Ian, owner of Viking Marine. "We are happy to have retain the expert advices of Brian. We...

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Optimist Racing Checklist

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Optimist Racing Checklist - Viking Marine

Are you going to an Optimist sailing event? Are you worried that you will forget something? Don't forget anything with our checklist.   For the boat: Toggles (or pennant holders) Burgee  or  Mast Clamp  Spare halyard and vang  We recommend that you bring a spare vang and halyard as these two tend to brake with use.  If you like doing things yourself, you can always learn how to splice vectran (which believe us is simpler than it looks). You will find a video from Rooster here showing how to splice a simple loop: https://youtu.be/HiOzEELTWp4 Then all you need is a simple splicing needle and a...

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Christmas gift ideas for sailors

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Christmas gift ideas for sailors

A collection of gift ideas to cater for every sailors. Beginners or ancient mariner, dinghy enthusiast or yachting fanatic. Find everything you need in our gift guide.

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Viking Marine Proud Sponsor of the Irish Optimist National & Open Championships

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Viking Marine Proud Sponsor of the Irish Optimist National & Open Championships

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the Irish Optimist & Open Championships hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club in association with the International Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland. The event will be held from Thursday 17th of August 2017 to the Sunday 20th in Dun Laoghaire. We look forward to help the 200+ competitors from all over Ireland & other countries. Our shop is ideally located only walking distance from the Royal Irish Yacht Club. We are official retailers of Optiparts products and we stock a wide range of dinghy clothing from main brands: Rooster, Gul, Zhik,... To help you prepare, we...

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