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Booking a berth for Galway?

5th February 2009

The move is on to bring boats to Galway and organisers want boaters  to form an orderly queue for the best spots in the harbour. There's already been some decent chat about it here on the forum. The upshot is that if you are planning on bringing your boat to Galway for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover in May then you need to book a berth. Please email [email protected] or [email protected] or see the form here


Berth/Swing Mooring Booking Form During Volvo Ocean Race
Galway Harbour Company, New Docks, Galway, Ireland

Telephone 00 353 (0)91 561874 Fax 00 353 (0)91 563738

e-mail:  [email protected] /

Applicant Details:

Full Name:    


Fax / E-mail:    

Boat Particulars:
Name:    __________________________________Home Port:___________________________

Type:    (Sail, motor vessel, multi hull etc.)__________________________________________________

Length overall (L.O.A.): ___________Beam: __________Draught: ___________Displ        

Commercial use intended: Yes                 No  
(If yes, give details: _________________________________________________________________)

Are you the owner of the boat?     Yes                    No
(If no, give details: ___________________________________________________________________)

Insurance (this is a necessary requirement for all berth holders – please attach copy of policy.)
I confirm that the boat named in this application is insured?       Yes                   No
Insurance Company (name address etc)    
Details of Policy – sum insured etc    

Broker  (name address etc)    


Do you have any special requirements?  __________________________________________________


I, the above named; declare that the details outlined in this form are accurate and correct, to the best of my knowledge.  I understand that the Galway Harbour Company  reserves the right to take into account the general suitability of my boat before issuing a berthing agreement and that the company’s decision in this matter shall be final.  I also agree to abide by the terms of the berthing agreement and the Marina Rules issued to me.

Signed: ___________________________                Date: __________________ Team

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