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Corrib RIB Run Aims for 70 Nautical Miles Cruise This Saturday

19th October 2023
The Lough Corrib Rib Run 2023 route
The Lough Corrib Rib Run 2023 route

The Lough Corrib RIB Run is set to take place this weekend, organised by Powerboat West's Aaron O'Reilly of County Galway.

This year’s RIB cruise is jointly presented by ‘PowerBoats in the West’ and ‘Corrib Rowing and Yachting Club’ in aid of RNLI Galway.

The day will kick off from Galway's Corrib and Yachting Club, to cover 70 nautical miles.

Participants will set off on a 10 am start on Saturday morning with the following schedule.

  • Access to CRYC slipway from 7 am for launching
  • Drivers briefing at 9.30 am at CRYC Clubhouse.
  • Departing CRYC at 10 am Sharp!
  • Arriving Inchogill c. 11.30 am.
  • Pack a picnic and take a walk around the island - guided historic tours provided by Niall O’Flaherty.
  • Depart Inchogill 1pm.
  • Arrive Maam bridge 2.30 pm.
  • Refreshments and sandwiches are available at Keane’s pub.
  • Depart Maam at 4.00 pm.
  • Return to Galway City via Ashford Castle.
  • Arrive CRYC at 6.00 pm.

More details here

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