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The MalinWaters consumer facing brand was developed as part 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.


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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.