Try Sailing.

The RWYCI yacht club are running taster outings for anyone who wants to see what sailing is all about. Come along any Wednesday night at 5.45 to the Marina and the club members will take you out for an introductory sail. The cost is only €5.00 to cover temporary club membership for insurance purposes. Ph Maeve on 086 8218000 for details.

Dredging Dates April 2016

We will be dredging the marina approach channel from the 19th to the 23rd April  2016. There may be some small disruption to marina traffic. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to customers and visitors. Please contact the Marina office should you have any queries related to the dredging operations on 065 9052072.

Lock Gate Maintenance

Just to let boat owners know we will be carrying out some essential maintenance to the lock gates  for a period of one week from Monday 29th of February to Friday 4th of February. Boat movements may be delayed although transits through the lock will be possible by arrangement.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

University Sailing Team Racing Event in Kilrush Marina

Some 200 students from 20 Universities in Ireland ,the US and the UK will be participating in a team racing event in Kilrush Marina on 25th to 28th February 2016.  Racing will be in two person Firefly dinghies and will be taking place in the area between the Marina and the Boatyard. This means spectators will get a great view of proceedings which can be a rare thing in sailing as its so often unseen by land based spectators. Come down and watch.

London Boat Show 2016

Kilrush Marina are sharing space on the Irish Marine Federation Stand in an initiative taken by the Irish Marina Operators Association to jointly display their wares to the UK market. The stand FO 46 is situated near the Guinness stand, guaranteed to be a busy spot. The show opens today 8th January 2016. so drop by and say hello to Ciara who is manning the fort.FullSizeRender

Come and see us at Southampton Boat Show 11th to 20th Sept.

Come and say hello to us at Southampton Boat Show stand JO66, we would be delighted to see past ,present or future customers on the What Marina Stand which is run by The Yacht Harbout Association , of which we are a member.


A Rare Bird.

We were delighted to welcome the  38 metre three masted French sail training vessel Rara Avis into Kilrush Marina this week . Built in 1958 this Phillip Rhodes designed steel schooner is the largest vessel to enter the Marina since it opened. Arriving directly from Brest, Captain Loiselet expertly guided his ship through the lock with very little room to spare each side. The crew and trainees enjoyed the hospitality offered in Kilrush during their stay and were charmed by the attractive town and friendly locals.



Marina Dredging Notice Part 2.

Please note dredging has resumed this morning , Tuesday 5th May and will continue on the ebb tide until Friday 8th May 2015. Vessels entering and leaving the marina may be subject to short delays, however access will not be affected.

Thank you for your co operation.

Marina Dredging Notice.

We are delighted to report that dredging will commence in the approach channel to the Marina on the 16th April 2015 and continue until the 24th April 2015.

During this time navigation through the lock and approach channel may cause small delays to vessels during the ebb tide, both day and night.

We apologise for any inconvenience.


Lock Gates to re open shortly and Dredging News.

Work on the lock gates is coming to an end with the lock due to re open on the 13the March, just in time for the few intrepid sailors to get a first sail of the year over St Patricks weekend.

Also the long awaited news we have all been waiting for on the dredging application, has finally come through, with the licence approval being granted. Work to dredge the approach channel will commence on the first week of April, more news on this to follow as soon as the details are finalised.