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Ireland - The Gathering Cruise: An opportunity to discover Ireland’s South Eastern and South Western coastline

By The Gathering Ireland — last modified May 23, 2013 11:09 AM
From the 17th July 2013 the cruise will give sailors from different countries the opportunity to discover Ireland’s South Eastern and South Western coastline, renowned for its beauty and hospitality.

Published: 2013-05-22 23:00:00
Topics: Rallies
Countries: Ireland , United Kingdom

Ireland - The Gathering Cruise: An opportunity to discover Ireland’s South Eastern and South Western coastline

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The Gathering Ireland, a tourism initiative to invite people to visit Ireland during 2013, has issued an invitation to all international sailors to participate in The Gathering Cruise which will take place this summer from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin on the 17th of July to Dingle, Kerry on the 1st of August.

Ireland - The Gathering Cruise: An opportunity to discover Ireland’s South Eastern and South Western coastlineThe cruise will give sailors from different countries the opportunity to discover Ireland’s South Eastern and South Western coastline, renowned for its beauty and hospitality. The highlight of the cruise will be The Gathering Cruise Festival Party in Kinsale on the 24th of July, which will be held in the newly renovated Actons Hotel beside the marina. The evening will be hosted by Irish offshore sailor Damian Foxall and will include Irish artisan foods, music and an awards ceremony.

Full details of the cruise are available on www.thegatheringcruise.ie.

Cruisers are invited to participate in some of the social events organized along the coastline of Ireland during The Gathering Cruise or to join in the whole cruise. Details and tariffs are as follows:

17th July

The Gathering Cruise launch in the Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
COMPLIMENTARY Barbeque following the launch

20th July

Waterford Harbour Yacht Club, Dunmore East - Barbeque

23rd July

The Oysterhaven Centre, Cork - Barbeque

24th July

The Gathering Cruise Festival Party, Actons Hotel, Kinsale, Cork

•        Celebration drinks on arrival

•        Delicious Irish artisan foods - hog roast, local lamb roast, fresh local seafood, locally produced salads, handmade sweet tarts, tea and coffee.

•        Personal welcome from Damian Foxall

•        Fun awards ceremony for skippers, boats and crew


Book online at www.thegatheringcruise.ie

€50 per person

26th July

Glandore Classic Regatta Barbeque

Pay at club for the barbeque

The Gathering Cruise

€70 per yacht and skipper

€10 for each additional adult crew

Entry Fee includes:

•        ICC Cruising Ireland Book posted to your door as soon as you register and pay

•        20% discount off the other ICC sailing directions

•        The Gathering Cruise Burgee

•        Invitation to talks and drinks reception in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

•        Coastal talks in Kinsale, Cork

•        A welcome to Kerry by Damian Foxall and celebration drinks in Dingle

•        Marina and coastal business discounts and packages

•        Access to network of Welcome Ambassadors in Welcome Ports along the coastline

•        Membership of the ISA for the remainder of the year

Book online on www.thegatheringcruise.ie

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