Boat Rally on The River Shannon and its lakes

Ten days of a boating adventure on the Shannon and its Lakes. An outdoor no holes barred sailing, cruising canoeing, swimming, singing, barbecuing, water sports, boating competitions, talent shows, packed holiday for families. From grandparents to babies all the family can enjoy a fun-filled intensive outdoor healthy holiday on the Shannon. Creating memories of a lifetime, never to be forgotten.


Location and activity

Friday 22nd Carrick fleet; Lanesboro, Co Longford, Athlone fleet; Coosan, Athlone
Saturday 23rd Fleet musters at Portrun 

Ecumenical service, opening ceremony, commodore’s cheese & wine reception, music

Sunday 24th Fleet rests at Portrun 

Coffee morning, Skippers briefing, RNLI Life Jacket check, Young Mariner / Crewmanship, Commandos, Sailing, Boat inspection, Children’s fancy dress

Monday 25th Cruise to Ballyglass, Coosan, Lough Ree Yacht Club

Coffee morning, Skippers briefing, Starred Competitions en route, Quiz night

Tuesday 26th Fleet rests at Lough Ree Yacht Club

Coffee morning, Skippers briefing, Fire Extinguisher Check, Rib challenge, Starred competitions, Children’s crafts, Talk on anchoring, BBQ, Rock ‘n roll bingo

Wednesday 27th Coffee morning, Skippers briefing

Cruise to Ballykeeran Lough (Anchor out)

Swimming, Rowing, Canoeing, Watersports, Meet your neighbour

Thursday 28th Sailing races

Cruise to Coosan Point

Children’s activities, Card run, Triathlon

Friday 29th Fleet rests at Coosan Point

Coffee morning, Skippers briefing, Children’s Prize Giving, Group photo, Land sports, Line heaving, Eistamaid, Junk Couture Fashion Show, Children’s talent show, Adult talent show

Saturday 30th Coffee Morning, Skipper’s Briefing

Cruise to Hodsons Bay

Presentation of Prizes, Free night

Sunday 31st Fleet rests in Hodgson’s Bay

Coffee Morning

Closing dinner and starred competitions prizegiving

Monday 1st Farewell, and happy sailing