Boating & Cruises in Ireland
City Powerboat are the only operators offering people the chance to experience getting behind the wheel and driving a powerboat on the River Liffey and out into the amazing surroundings of Dublin Bay. One can enjoy the city from a unique angle and explore some of Dublin City’s wonderful wildlife and coast line. With an incredibly accessible location at their base at the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship on Custom House Quay there are plenty of ways to get to them. Dublin Bay Cruise on the capital’s beautiful Dublin Bay has become a “must” on every one’s to do list. With views of the stunning landscapes of the Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, Joyce’s Martello Tower, and the Baily Lighthouse to name but a view. One can take a trip on Dublin’s beautiful living bay and enjoy the city from a truly unique perspective. Sailing in Ireland is an outdoor activity governed and regulated by the Irish Sailing Association, at 3 Park Road, Dun Laoghaire and events are organized by the various clubs on the coasts and on the reservoirs and lakes.
The first sailing club was the Cork Water Club founded in 1720. Dublin Bay Cruises sail between Howth and Dun Laoghaire up to six times a day from March to October. The 90 min trip brings one not only around the beautiful vista of Dublin Bay, but it also helps one to travel through time and to understand how and why the modern city of Dublin developed to become the capital city of Ireland. Sailing in Ireland (SID) Club is a small friendly club based in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. They offer you the opportunity to sail regularly without having to buy a boat. The club provides a fleet of dinghies (1 and 2 person boats) and three yachts (max 7 persons) for sailing activities and competitions at a very low membership fee. They welcome all adults who wish to enjoy sailing in Ireland Bay and beyond. If you are a beginner, you can sail on our Sigma and Ruffian keelboats with experienced crew to build up your sailing skills and knowledge. If you have some sailing experience, you can spend more time on the water dinghy sailing, on their cruising boat Silver Wind, or on their keelboats where you can take part in all aspects of sailing, from crewing to helming to navigation. SID gives you the opportunity to sail with more experienced sailors before attending further training courses, or perhaps committing yourself to buying a boat.
This idyllic cruise on the capital’s beautiful Dublin Bay has become a “must” on every one’s to do list. With views of the stunning landscapes of the Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, Joyce’s Martello Tower, the Baily Lighthouse to name but a view, this is a day out not to be missed. Why not take a trip on Dublin’s beautiful living bay and enjoy the city from a truly unique perspective.
Step onto their boat right in the heart of Dublin, beside O’Connell Bridge, for their guided tour showing you famous Dublin sights. The tour lasts 45 minutes. Their expert guides make it interesting and fun for all ages – highly praised by all for ten years now.
Our two-hour dinner cruise takes in a beautiful stretch of the Grand Canal. Savour some drinks up on deck whilst enjoying the wonderful views before making your way down to our dining saloon for a delicious three-course meal.