Cruising

Carrickcraft

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Address

The Marina, Carrick On Shannon, Leitrim, Republic of Ireland
Wendy Newell
T: +353(0)12781666
F: +353(0)12789217
E: sales@carrickcraft.com

Located in Lurgan, County Antrim, Carrickcraft is a self drive cruiser hire company. From the northern tip of Lough Erne to the Southern end of the River Shannon, there are 300 miles of inter-connecting rivers and lakes ready to explore.

Carrickcraft is one of Ireland's leading cruise hire operators, operating along some 300 majestic miles of silvery waterway. They have provided idyllic cruising holidays for over 30 years. Cruising along the Shannon and Erne Waterways gives you a perfect opportunity to sample the tranquil setting of unspoilt Ireland. The many small villages and towns nestling along the banks offer a world of tradition and culture, a heritage which is uniquely Irish. The natural forest areas are ideal for leisurely picnics and gentle walking excursions or cycling excursions further inland are a great way to explore the heart of the Irish countryside. Signs of earlier civilisations are close by as the region is steeped in heritage from the Prehistoric, Early Christian and Mediaeval ages. One of the Worlds' most famous monastic sites, Clonmacnoise, is to be found along the banks of the River Shannon. The waterways are teeming with fish so the visiting angler will enjoy a quality of fishing which is unique to Ireland. Golfing is another sporting activity which is much enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

Carrickcraft offers an extensive fleet of two to ten berth cruisers for those looking for a three night or longer boating holiday. They have a choice of nine different types of boat, all of which are fully fitted with every facility needed to ensure cruising is made easy and enjoyable. All boats have a well designed fully fitted galley facilitating easy food preparation for those wishing to self-cater.

Carrickcraft offers a choice of three dedicated marina bases, Carrick-on-Shannon and Banagher in Southern Ireland, and Tully Bay in Northern Ireland. Cruising holidays can begin and end from any of these ideally placed marinas. Their booking office is located in Lurgan, County Antrim, N.Ireland.

Carrickcraft offer a wide range of services to make your cruising experience more pleasurable. These include coach / minibus transfers from all main airports, grocery pre-ordering, personal on-board tuition and navigation instruction. Outboard motors and fishing dinghies are also available along with all safety equipment required.