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#IOMferry – Seasonal sailings between Isle of Man and Dublin Port are timetabled for next weekend (21-22 Dec.) with night-time crossings made in both directions.

Once again, Ben-My-Chree now in her 15th year of service, operates these winter Douglas-Dublin round trip sailings. The ro-pax ferry departs the island capital on Saturday night (19.30) on the 4 hour 45 minute crossing. Return sailing time from Dublin Port is on the Sunday (01.00).

These sailings times will be repeated again on the Steam Packet route during the first weekend after Christmas (27-28 Dec.). To consult sailings schedule visit: www.steam-packet.com/timetables and for latest updates on sailings click this link.

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William M Nixon has been writing about sailing in Ireland and internationally for many years, with his work appearing in leading sailing publications on both sides of the Atlantic. He has been a regular sailing columnist for four decades with national newspapers in Dublin, and has had several sailing books published in Ireland, the UK, and the US. An active sailor, he has owned a number of boats ranging from a Mirror dinghy to a Contessa 35 cruiser-racer, and has been directly involved in building and campaigning two offshore racers. His cruising experience ranges from Iceland to Spain as well as the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, and he has raced three times in both the Fastnet and Round Ireland Races, in addition to sailing on two round Ireland records. A member for ten years of the Council of the Irish Yachting Association (now the Irish Sailing Association), he has been writing for, and at times editing, Ireland's national sailing magazine since its earliest version more than forty years ago

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