Dublin Port Company have installed new permanent pontoons on the River Liffey at North Wall Quay (beside the O2). Dublin Port Company, Sail Training Ireland, Irish Sailing Association have linked up with Cruising Association of Ireland
's yearly "LIffey Cruise" to create the Dublin Port Parade of Sail on the weekend of 27 & 28 September 2014. We invite all members of the boating community
to take part in a flotilla to officially open these pontoons, which are now available for use by vessels wishing to visit the capital.
The River Liffey Flotilla coincides with the Dublin Port Vintage Car Rally
, just up the quays for cruising sailors to stroll up and discover some great old wonders of the roads.
All boats gather in Dublin Bay on Saturday 27th September 2014 at - time of gathering tba.
Parade of Sail up the River Liffey for a bridge lift at - time tba.
Over-Night Berthing on the new pontoons with security - FOR FREE.
Departure on Sunday 28th morning or afternoon - bridge lift time tba..
Tickets for a BBQ and buffet are only €20 per person - paid on arrival to the Cill Airne.
Advance Registration Essential as there is limited availability - go to Cruising.ie to register now
If you can't get your boat to the event, register yourself and come to join for the party in celebration of the Dublin Port developments.
If you fancy some more fun a little closer to the water line then how about some Liffey Kayaking. City Kayaking are offering a 20% discount to Dublin Port Parade of Sail / Liffey Cruise participants. You can ask for details on 01 4428234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you can rally together a group of 10 or more they will oragniase a personal trip for you.
Vintage Car Rally
This event takes place all weekend and will see an array of vintage vehicles descend on Dublin Port for the annual Vintage Car Rally. There will be vehicles on show, transport sales and exhibition stalls; a vintage bus service touring Dublin Port. Funds from this event will go to support the excellent work undertaken by Barnardo's Ireland. Ticket prices: €4 for kids, €8 for adults & €20 for a family. See www.dublinportrally.com
Thank you to Dublin Port Company for the support of this event, which will hopefully become a yearly celebration of sailing the Liffey.