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Malin Waters 


The emergence of the MalinWaters consumer facing brand in the summer of 2010 was a major milestone in the development and implementation of the EU INTERREG funded Sail West project.  MalinWaters covers the shared maritime waters of North West Ireland including counties Donegal & Sligo, the maritime counties of Northern Ireland and Western Scotland. This region boasts fantastic opportunities for sailing, surfing, diving, kayaking as well as other water based activities. Visit for more information.



The overall objectives of the Sail West Project are:


  • To provide a cohesive marine leisure development strategy for the North West, which links Donegal to the maritime regions of Northern Ireland and the West coast of Scotland.
  • To provide innovation in the development of new marine tourism products and services.
  • To share knowledge and best practice between partners.
  • To provide sustainable development, job growth and the rejuvenation of maritime communities.
  • To ensure that environmental best practice and the possible effects of global climate change is considered within all new developments.
  • To encourage eco tourism.

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