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Ruane Maritime is in the business of marine education, training and safety helping to raise standards in seafaring. Our Training Centre and Marine Radio Courses are approved by the RYA and Dept. of Transport, respectively.

We provide the following learning opportunities; Marine Diesel Engine, RADAR, Navigation, Marlinspike Seamanship, Astro Navigation, First Aid and Marine Radio. We also offer own-boat tuition whereby boat owners may avail of one-to-one confidence building sessions on their personal boats. Ruane Maritime has many years’ experience in the design and delivery of custom courses for individuals, groups and corporates, along with the delivery of prescribed certified courses.

Mike Ruane, Principal & Chief Instructor, is a competent multi-disciplinary certified Marine Instructor with over twenty years’ experience in the area of marine heritage and traditional boat culture, including associated knowledge in safety, training, maintenance and operation. He is a commercially endorsed passenger boat skipper.

This year Ruane Maritime expanded its operations to include conducting marine traffic surveys for clients engaged in the development of offshore renewable energy and has conducted summer and winter surveys off the East and West coasts of Ireland in 2022.

Ruane Maritime will be at the Irish Skipper Expo to discuss their course offerings, helping to raise health and safety standards of the Irish marine sector. (Stand 120)