Menu
Allianz and Afloat - Supporting Irish Boating

Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

Displaying items by tag: Grand Canal

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the public moorings immediately east and west of Sallins bridge have been closed temporarily to facilitate refurbishment works and will re-open in mid –March 2014.This area is now deemed a construction site and all users should take note of warning signs associated with these works.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation with this project and regrets any inconvenience caused.

Charles Lawn
Lt Cdr (rtd)
Inspector of Navigation
10 Oct 2013

Tel: 353 90 6494232
Fax: 353 90 6494147

Published in Inland Waterways
Tagged under

MARINE NOTICE
No 115 of 2013

GRAND CANAL

TULLAMORE

CAPPINCUR

ROWING EVENT

SAT 5th OCTOBER 2013

WATERWAYS IRELAND WISHES TO ADVISE ALL MASTERS AND USERS OF THE GRAND CANAL THAT OFFALY ROWING CLUB WILL BE HOLDING A SERIES OF TIME TRIALS ON SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER FROM 08.00 Hrs. UNTIL 16:00 Hrs. APPROX.

THE ROWING TIME TRIALS WILL BE HELD BETWEEN LOCK 23 AND LOCK 24 ON THE GRAND CANAL AT CAPPINCUR, TULLAMORE.

NAVIGATION WILL BE RESTRICTED DURING THE PERIOD OF THE TRIALS.

MASTERS OF VESSELS SHOULD HEED STEWARDS INSTRUCTIONS.

WATERWAYS IRELAND THANKS ALL BOATERS IN ADVANCE FOR THEIR COOPERATION ON THE DAY.

Charles Lawn
Lt Cdr (rtd)
Inspector of Navigation
25 Sep 2013

Tel: 353 90 6494232
Fax: 353 90 6494147

Published in Inland Waterways

MARINE NOTICE

No. 79 of 2013

Grand Canal

Dublin
(Circular Line)

Rathmines to Ranelagh Section

Temporary Restriction to Navigation

Tues 9 July 2013

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the above section, C6 to C7, of the canal will be closed to navigation from 18.00hrs on Tues 9 th . until 02.00hrs on Wed 10 th . to facilitate the temporary placing of art display work in the canal and its subsequent removal.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

C.Lawn
Inspector of Navigation
02 Jul 2013
Tel: 00353906494232
Fax:003539094147

Published in Inland Waterways
Tagged under

Boats from the Erne, the Shannon, the Barrow, the Royal and the Grand Canal in addition to coastal visitors are gathering this week for the Inland Waterways Association 29th Dublin Rally at the Grand Canal Dock.

Published in Inland Waterways

#GrandCanal - Waterways Ireland advises masters and owners of vessels that navigation on the Grand Canal from the mouth of the Tullamore branch line to Kilbeggan Bridge will be restricted from this Tuesday to Thursday 21-23 May.

This is to facilitate ongoing works on the Tullamore boardwalk and bridges.

Vessels that wish to transit through this section of the canal may experience some short delays during this time.

Published in Inland Waterways

Marine Notice No. 136 of 2012 and No. 10, 18 and 24 of 2013 refer.

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that navigation on the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Coxes Bridge will be restricted from Tuesday 7th May until Friday 10th May 2013 to facilitate ongoing works on the Tullamore boardwalk and bridges. Vessels wishing to transit through this section of the canal may experience short delays during this period

Published in Inland Waterways
Tagged under

The Grand Canal Marina in the inner dock of the Grand Canal Basin has a landmark 'Box in the Docks' building familiar to many Dubliners. The 50-berth facility opened in 2004 and has become an asset for boaters in the city centre especially during festivals such as the recent Tall Ships visits, permitting boating access and overnight stays (albeit via a sealock) in Dublin city.

Published in Irish Marinas

#grandcanal – Waterways Ireland advises masters and owners that the 41st level of the Royal Canal between Mullawornia and Coolnahinch Bridge will be closed from Monday 29th April to Friday 17th May. This is required to carry out emergency leakage repair works.

Published in Inland Waterways

#grand canal – Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Coxes Bridge will be closed to navigation from Monday 22nd April until Friday 26th April 2013 to facilitate ongoing works on the Tullamore boardwalk and bridges.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn
Lt Cdr(rtd)
Inspector of Navigation
17 Apr 2013

Tel: 353 90 6494232
Fax: 353 90 6494147

Published in Inland Waterways
Tagged under

#GrandCanal - Waterways Ireland has issued notice that dredging works on the Dublin Main Line of the Grand Canal between Portobello and Inchicore have now been completed.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the works between Lock C7 at Portobello and Lock 2 at Davitt Road were instigated to keep the canal navigable for a large range of boats.

The dredging works involved the removal of sediment deposits from the central navigation channel and the clearance of rubbish.

Meanwhile, major renovation works on the city terminus of the Grand Canal at Ringsend Basin are ongoing with a view to completion in mid May.

Published in Inland Waterways
Page 6 of 11

The Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) Information

The creation of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) began in a very low key way in the autumn of 2002 with an exploratory meeting between Denis Kiely, Jim Donegan and Fintan Cairns in the Granville Hotel in Waterford, and the first conference was held in February 2003 in Kilkenny.

While numbers of cruiser-racers were large, their specific locations were widespread, but there was simply no denying the numerical strength and majority power of the Cork-Dublin axis. To get what was then a very novel concept up and running, this strength of numbers had to be acknowledged, and the first National Championship in 2003 reflected this, as it was staged in Howth.

ICRA was run by a dedicated group of volunteers each of whom brought their special talents to the organisation. Jim Donegan, the elder statesman, was so much more interested in the wellbeing of the new organisation than in personal advancement that he insisted on Fintan Cairns being the first Commodore, while the distinguished Cork sailor was more than content to be Vice Commodore.

ICRA National Championships

Initially, the highlight of the ICRA season was the National Championship, which is essentially self-limiting, as it is restricted to boats which have or would be eligible for an IRC Rating. Boats not actually rated but eligible were catered for by ICRA’s ace number-cruncher Denis Kiely, who took Ireland’s long-established native rating system ECHO to new heights, thereby providing for extra entries which brought fleet numbers at most annual national championships to comfortably above the hundred mark, particularly at the height of the boom years. 

ICRA Boat of the Year (Winners 2004-2019)

 

ICRA Nationals 2021

The date for the 2021 edition of the ICRA National Championships is 3-5 September at the National Yacht Club on Dublin Bay.

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

dbsc mainbutton
Howth Yacht Club
Kinsale Yacht Club
National Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Irish Yacht club
Royal Saint George Yacht Club

Featured Brokers

leinster sidebutton

Featured Associations

ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Webcams

Featured Events 2021

vdlr21 sidebutton

Featured Sailmakers

northsails sidebutton
uksails sidebutton
quantum sidebutton
watson sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

CHMarine Afloat logo
osm sidebutton
https://afloat.ie/resources/marine-industry-news/viking-marine

Featured Marinas

dlmarina sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
mansfield sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
wavelengths sidebutton
 

Please show your support for Afloat by donating