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New for 2024 - Leitrim Sixto

View across Lough Erne to Devenish Island/
Plan of Carrickcraft's Clare Class cruiser/

Clare Class

Carrickcraft's Wave Earl cruiser cruising between reeds/

Wave Earl Class

Galley on Carrickcraft's Roscommon Class cruiser/

Roscommon Class

Sun setting behind trees reflected in a lake/
Carrickcraft's Fermanagh Class cruiser crusing on Lough Erne/

Fermanagh Class

Plan of the inside of Carrickcraft's Limerick Class cruiser/

Limerick Class

Carrickcraft's Wexford Class cruiser crusing past trees/

Wexford Class

Double berth on Carrickcraft's Wexford Class cruiser/

Wexford Class

Carrickcraft's Roscommon Class cruiser cruising on a river past a bridge/

Roscommon Class

Plan of the inside of Carrickcraft's Fermanagh Class cruiser/

Fermanagh Class

Carrickcraft's Clare Class cruiser cruising past trees/

Clare Class

Plan of the inside of Carrickcraft's Waterford Class cruiser/

Waterford Class

Carrickcraft's Waterford Class cruiser cruising on Lough Erne by Devenish Island/

Waterford Class

Plan of the inside of Carrickcraft's Roscommon Class Cruiser/

Roscommon Class

One of Ireland’s most experienced cruiser hire companies operating along 300 miles of Ireland’s pristine waterways. Carrickcraft have provided idyllic cruising holidays in Ireland for over 35 years. Cruising along the Shannon and Erne Waterways takes you through some of the loveliest countryside in Europe, a perfect opportunity to sample the tranquil setting of unspoilt Ireland.

Carrickcraft offers a choice of three dedicated Marina Bases, Carrick-on-Shannon and Banagher in Southern Ireland, and Bellanaleck in Northern Ireland. Cruising holidays can begin and end from any of these ideally placed marinas.

Carrickcraft offers an extensive fleet of two to ten berth cruisers, all of which are fully fitted with every facility needed to ensure cruising is made easy and enjoyable. All boats for your holiday have a well-designed fully-fitted galley facilitating easy food preparation for those wishing to self-cater. Extras available for hire include bicycle; dinghy with outboard; DVD player. Airport transfers available.

** Discounts available on selected dates in 2024. Telephone for details. **

Examples of cruisers:

Roscommon Class (Berths 10+2)
Our flagship - spectacular 10 berth boat with 5 double/twin cabins and a convertible double in the saloon. Available from Carrick and for Shannon one-ways, the new Roscommon Class should be popular with large families or even for two families. With ample seating and eating space for 10 people, there is room for everyone. Massive upper deck has two seating areas and plenty of space to store your gear. Internal and external helm offer excellent driving positions, and with addition of bow and stern thrusters, you can make the boat go sideways! Please note that there is a minimum requirement of 3 adults to operate this boat.

PRICES FROM: LOW SEASON - Ferry & 7 nights self-catering
Car and 6 - £647 per person
2 x cars and 8 - £519 per person

Fermanagh Class (Berths 8+2)
The Fermanagh Class is a true eight-berth boat with four separate double cabins, two heads and two separate showers. There is a large galley with all new appliances and plenty of work surface. The Fermanagh is fitted with a bow thruster and a stern thruster making the boat a delight to handle.

PRICES FROM: LOW SEASON - Ferry & 7 nights self-catering
Car and 6 - £526 per person
Car and 4 - £766 per person

Waterford Class (Berths 6+2)
Available at all three marinas and on both one-way itineraries - the Waterford is a fabulous 3-cabin boat. Designed purely for the Irish waterways with three double cabins, all en-suite. Also fitted with heated towel rails in each shower compartment and a heated drying locker in the main saloon. Features include a large sun-deck with all-round seating and dual steering from the flying bridge. Steps lead-up from the well-fitted galley to the impressive saloon with its large windows for all-round visibility, and the secondary steering position.

PRICES FROM: LOW SEASON - Ferry & 7 nights self-catering
Car and 6 - £429 per person
Car and 4 - £620 per person

Wexford Class (Berths 4+2)
Unique to Carrickcraft, the Wexford Class is a 36' sedan cruiser with a double cabin forward and two single-bed cabins mid-ship. The island double forward can easily be converted to 2 singles. Featuring a push-button electric toilet, separate shower, 2 fridges and four forward-facing helm-seats, this is the ultimate cruiser for a family of four, or for four single people.

PRICES FROM: LOW SEASON - Ferry & 7 nights self-catering
Car and 4 - £494 per person
Car and 3 - £642 per person

Carlow Class (Berths 2+2)
Built to Carrickcraft's own exacting specification, the Carlow Class offers the very best in two berth cruising. Very easily handled by two people, but with enough room for comfort. The aft-deck area opens into a separate driving compartment which in turn opens via a sliding door into the main cabin. The main cabin is "open-plan" and very spacious with its well fitted galley and forward dining area which converts to two single berths or a double berth at night. There is a toilet, shower and wash-basin compartment opening from the main cabin. A unique feature is the additional double bed in a quarter-berth situation under the helmsman's position. Hydraulic drive makes for a singularly quiet cruiser.

PRICES FROM: LOW SEASON - Ferry & 7 nights self-catering
Car and 2 - £564 per person

New Cruiser for 2024 - Leitrim Sixto (Berths 6+2)
The Leitrim Sixto has a bright living area offering a panoramic view of your surroundings and at the back is a deck space, great for alfresco dining. The kitchen offers a remarkable amount of equipment – a large fridge, hob and oven whilst there is also a radio/CD/MP3 player and connectivity to shore power supply of 220 volts. Spacious en-suite double cabin at the front and a further 2 cabins – one double, one twin. Convertible double bed in saloon. There is also plenty of storage space on-board. Outside is a second steering position on the top deck and a swim ladder and deck shower. Bow thrusters are also included for easy manoeuvring.

PRICES FROM: LOW SEASON - Ferry & 7 nights self-catering
Car and 6 - £411 per person
Car and 4 - £593 per person

Extra Charges:

Insurance for accidental damage and public liability is included in your hire cost. However, you will be required to pay a returnable insurance excess of between €1,200 and €1,750 depending on the size of the boat hired. This may be reduced to an amount between €150 and €250, by paying a non-refundable waiver of between €105 and €165, according to the size of boat. Payment of the waiver will be permitted at the company’s discretion.

Fuel - you will be required to pay for any diesel used during your holiday.

Cleaning - you are required to return the boat in a clean state with all dishes washed and put away, bins emptied and beds stripped. Sweep floors and decks should be cleaned and free of mud. Bathrooms should be cleaned. There is the option to pay for cleaning to cover the inside and outside of your boat

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