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3The Motor Boat Weekend takes place at Dromquinna Manor on the June Bank Holiday Weekend 2016.  A fun filled weekend to enjoy boating in one of the most picturesque locations in Western Europe.  A host of activities is planned from renowned guest speakers to adventure challenges all in the company of fellow boaters.

This is a free event.  To register just email the address below and we will look forward to seeing you in June.

Saturday  Tides

HW 04:10  4.0m    LW 10:20      0.4m

HW 16:30  4.0m    LW 22:50      0.3m

Sunday Tides

HW 05:00  4.1m    LW 11:10      0.3m

HW 17:20  4.1m    LW 23:40      0.2m

If launching on Friday, boats must be in the water before 20:00



Boats must be launched before 08:00

11:30 Briefing of the Poker Run in Shutters on the Pier at Dromquinna

12:00 All boats to leave Dromquinna for Poker Run – Stops at Kenmare, Black Water Pier, Oyster Bed, Kilmacalouge entrance and Star Sailing

13:30 Finish Poker run in Star Sailing- Lunch in Star Sailing.

14:30 Irish Coast Guard talk on retrieval of an MOB

15:00 Explanation of the Obstacle Course

15:15 Depart Star Sailing for the Obstacle Course

15:30 Obstacle Course begins

21:30 Meet in the Taddy Quil Bar for a drink and a chat in the company of fellow boaters!


Launch before 09:00

12:30 Briefing in Shutters

13:00 Depart Dromquinna

Head to the Bull Rock then to the Skelligs, location of the Star Wars film, and back to Kilmacalouge for drinks

Return to Dromquinna Manor, wash down

Dinner party and prize giving in Shutters at 19:30 €20 per person


Obstacle Course- start boat MV Ilios

Figure of 8 around two buoys

Throw ball into target

Recover MOB

Pick up mooring buoy

Go around two buoys and return to start line


To register your participation please email Adam Brennan,