About Us

Ocean Ireland (Estb 2008) is a specialist marine leisure company based in Co. Dublin, Ireland.

General manager Vincent Duke, has spent over 30 years working in the marine leisure industry, in Europe, the USA and the Caribbean.

Ocean Ireland has surveyed vessels for clients throughout Europe, the Caribbean, the UK and Ireland.

Ocean Ireland skippers have logged hundreds of thousands of miles delivering yachts and powerboats worldwide.

Ocean Ireland specialises in:

  • Yacht & Small Craft Surveying
  • Worldwide Yacht Deliveries
  • Yacht Charters


Vincent Duke, general manager of Ocean Ireland, was awarded a Yacht and Small Craft Surveying Diploma from the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) in 2007.

In 2021 Vincent was appointed as an investigator to the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB).

Ocean Ireland holds full Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance.

Our skippers are RYA Yachtmasters, certified by the U. S. Coast Guard, or hold a similar qualification.

Ocean Ireland is an internationally recognised Charter Broker.

We also compiled and published the Irish ‘South Coast Marine Directory & Tide Table’ in 2010.



Vincent has spent more than 20 years living aboard various vessels in different parts of the world. Along with his experience as a surveyor, and as an offshore delivery skipper, he is extremely knowledgeable on choosing a vessel for living aboard.