Leading Journal of the Irish & UK Fishing Industries

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Who We Are

Establishment in 1964, The Skipper has grown into Europe’s leading commercial fishing industry and seafood sector publication. Now printed as a full glossy 48 page monthly magazine, The Skipper is recognised as the leading marine media forum for coverage of all news and events within the fishing industry.

Target Audience

The Skipper reaches all levels of Europe’s fishing industries. This includes fishermen, vessel owners, processors and service providers as well as leading policy and decision makers in Europe.


With a monthly print run of approximately 4,500 copies and a solid social media presence, The Skipper is dedicated to covering fishing related matters for our Irish, UK and EU wide readership. The Skipper is distributed and sold throughout Ireland & the UKs coastal communities and is also available on subscription worldwide. The Skipper is also distributed throughout the year at a number of industry exhibitions and events.


Each month The Skipper sells 4,500 copies with each copy being read on average by 2.5 persons. Your advertisement or editorial will be seen alongside valued industry content and print copies tend to be retained for reference helping to strengthen your brand and generate enquiries.

Social Media

The Skipper is leading the way with its social media presence with over 78,000 followers across our social media pages, including The Skipper and Skipper Expos pages, with new content added every day.


Each newsletter is a summary of the top news taken from The Skipper and from the latest Show News. Email addresses are updated regularly from The Skipper contacts and our three annual shows