Browse our list of boat hire operators in ireland and enjoy a trip on some of Ireland’s most popular waterways. Also listed are a selection of maritime operators offering charter services around Ireland’s coast.
Williamstown Harbour, Whitegate, Clare,
Shannon Castle Line is a family run cruiser hire company with a fleet of modern 2 to 8 berth cruisers fitted out to the highest standards. Expert one to one tuition on navigation and handling with personal, friendly service is a recognised feature of the Shannon Castle Line operation. The marina is based on Lough Derg, within easy reach of the Shannon River. Food and drink can be ordered in advance of clients arrival. Transfers to and from airports can be arranged. The marina is one hour from Shannon Airport. Golf packages available on request.
37 Bayview Road, Killinchy, Down
Terry Anderson has been an enthusiastic sailor for over 20 years. Since learning to sail in dinghies, his cruising experience from Ireland includes the Mediterranean, Baltic, Norway, shetlands, Orkneys and he has extensively cruised the west coast of Scotland including the outer Hebirdes. He is qualified as R.Y.A. cruising instructor.
The Pier, Dingle, Kerry
Dingle Bay Charters are based at the Pier in the picturesque fishing town of Dingle. You can choose from an array of trips whether it be a tour of the famous Blasket Islands, home to the well known Irish writer Peig Sayers, or embark on a truly remarkable Ecotour of the Islands. Angling and Yacht Charters also available.
Jolly Mariner Marina, Abbey Road, Athlone, Westmeath
This family owned company gives all skippers tuition and a handbook for reference before they cast off. There’s a bar and restaurant at the marina and a supermarket just 50 metres away. Athlone Cruisers will be very happy to “welcome you aboard”.
The spirit of Killaloe – River Cruises and Boat Hire
The Spirit of Killaloe is a luxury 50 seater passenger boat. On board is a choice of two decks, the upper deck is ideally suited to taking the sun and enjoying the spectacular scenery. The lower deck which has central heating and a stereo system can seat up to 50 people with full bar facilities, tea, coffee and snack refreshments on board. The Spirit Of Killaloe is the largest passenger boat on Lough Derg. The vessel weighs 24 tons and is 15 meters long. It was built in Ireland and is licensed by the Department of the Marine. The Spirit Of Killaloe offers the perfect setting for functions, public trips, wedding parties, corporate tours or private parties. While on board our guide will give a detailed commentary on all the historical sites as you cruise past.
Unit 12 , Market Yard Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
All the Tara fleet is modern and luxurious. Everything has been designed with the cusomer in mind. The internal layout is superb. Each Tara Cruiser has a well appointed, separate gallery. There are two toilets and showers on board; (The master cabin having its own ensuite). The saloon offers the crew an excellent view of the river and its own ensuite). The saloon offers the crew an excellent view of the river and its surroundings. Throughout each cruiser there are fitted carpets, which blend perfectly with the upholstery, curtains and the natural hand crafted timberwork. The Tara Marina is located at Carrick-on-Shannon.
Riversdale, Ballinamore, Leitrim
The re-opening of the Ballinamore- Ballyconnell canal has allowed crusing holidays to develop. This ment that the beautiful region of the Upper Shannon and Lough Erne can be discovered. Small towns with lively atmospheres and friendly people are just waiting your welcome.
Riversdale Barges Holidays gives vistiors the chance to cruise on the canal with self-drive barges.
The barges are wide and has plenty of comforts; large living spaces , 3 bedrooms, bathroom, gas central heading, kitchen area.
24th Lock Cottage, Cappincur, Tullamore, Offaly
Take the tiller of a Celtic canal cruiser. Escape from traffic queues. Forget about hotels. Let the green scenery of Ireland slip slowly by. Stop at picturesque villages to stock up your own galley, try a meal ashore and sample the atmosphere at a friendly pub or stop in a secluded rural setting surrounded by undisturbed wildlife. The cruisers are powered by economical diesel engines. They are equipped with hot water, showers and gas heating. Galleys have fridge, gas cooker (with burners, grill and oven), crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. Sleeping bags with liners can be supplied at a small extra cost and the galley will be stocked if you give us advance notice