The “Lakelands & Inland Waterways Ireland Sailing Raid 2012” will take place from the 14th – 21st of September. It is a long distance race with one or two different legs everyday and a different stopover every night. Starting in Northern Ireland (Lough Erne) it will cover 190 kms by sail and oars, a north/south course across Lough Erne, the Shannon River, Lough Ree and Lough Derg.
Boats that can take part in the raid
The “Lakelands & Inland Waterways Ireland Sailing Raid 2012” will, to our knowledge, be the first raid run with One Design Boats. Two classes of traditional Irish sailing boats, among the oldest classes in the world, have been selected to take part in this raid:
- Class 1 - Shannon One Design - 18ft.
- Class 2 - Water Wags - 15 ft.
There will also be an Open class boats:
- Class 3 - Open Boats - Development Boats
For more information or to register download the document below or click here.