No licence is required to drive a boat in Ireland. If you have no experience of boating it is not a problem. Our experienced and qualified instructors will provide training when you arrive at the base prior to your departure on your cruise. The Captains Handbook will be sent to your home once you have booked your holiday. When you arrive at the base of your choice to start your holiday you will be invited to watch our safety video before you depart.
With over 800 kilometres of navigable waterways the Shannon system of river, lakes and canals off the visitor one of the longest but least crowded waterways in Europe. With a minimum of locks, a simple but comprehensive navigation system offers the discerning boat cruiser a trouble free holiday and a safe cruising environment in which to enjoy the unspoilt natural amenity which is the Shannon.
The waterways system is a boat holiday cruising paradise, unmatched throughout the world for beauty, heritage and the unique culture of the area. Ireland’s waterways can be a place of absolute solitude and peace, or a lively holiday region where activity opportunities abound. The choice is yours.
When booking your boat holiday in Ireland, for the best value, safety and quality of service book direct from this website with an operator who is a member of the Irish Boat Rental Association.