Tag Archives: Ireland

UPDATE: Yacht Adrift Found Hundreds of Miles from Home

An Irish skipper had a “Marie Celeste moment” when he came across an unmanned yacht drifting in the Atlantic, hundreds of miles from home. Michael McVeigh from Rossguill Charters spotted the vessel floating out of thick fog near Downings Harbour … Continue reading

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Yacht Collides With Tidal Turbine in Ireland

It’s hard to work out how they could miss it in the middle of the morning, but two Irish sailors and a child were reportedly thrown overboard when their sailing boat crashed into a giant “Sea Gen” tidal turbine in … Continue reading

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Explore Ireland with a New Rally

Up to 100 boats are expected to gather in ports around southern Ireland for a cruise in company to explore the Emerald Isle. The Gathering Cruise starts at Dun Laoghaire on July 17 and port-hops to Dingle in the south … Continue reading

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Hamster Man to Cross Irish Sea

Adventurer, engineer and athlete Chris Todd, from Wiltshire, England is planning to walk non-stop across 66 miles of the Irish Sea from Wales to Ireland in a giant human “hamster wheel” suspended between two kayaks called a Tredalo. Chris, 35, … Continue reading

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New Marina Opens in Cork Harbor with Free Dockage

There’s a new reason (in case you needed another one) to add Ireland to your list of cruising stops, and if you can do it by mid-July you’ll save a bundle on docking fees too! The new Port of Cork … Continue reading

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Cruise Ireland at the Fingal Family Cruising Festival

We think this sounds like a fabulous way to get in a family vacation that parents and kids alike will thoroughly enjoy. Cruising enthusiasts throughout Ireland, Britain, Europe and even further afield are all invited by Howth Yacht Club to … Continue reading

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