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Powerboats on River Boyne as Part of Drogheda's Maritime Festivities

5th April 2013
Powerboats on River Boyne as Part of Drogheda's Maritime Festivities

#drogheda – The river Boyne at Drogheda welcomes 25 powerboats in the first of the town's Maritime Gathering events on Saturday, April 13th.

As reported by Afloat.ie in February, the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, Powerboat Branch will be making their inaugural visit to Drogheda Port and Town.

The boats will gather at the mouth of the river at Mornington around noon and from there they will cruise into town in convoy in the company of the ports Pilot boat, the Lifeboat & the Coastguard, coming under the Viaduct at about 1230pm.

The beach at Mornington or Baltray will provide a perfect viewing point.

The boats will eventually land ashore at the Mall steps to be greeted by the Mayor, Paul Bell at 1pm. The Samba Band will be full swing on the Scotch Hall side to greet
the boats and the public are very welcome to come along to provide a warm and memorable reception for the visitors.

Published in Inland Waterways
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