Cruinniú na mBád Ballina Fri 23 June

Now in it’s second year the Ballina Gathering of the Boats, Cruinniú na mBád will take place on Friday 23 June and a second one on Friday 8th Sept.

Time 5.00 – 9.00pm approx.

Trip up the River, Music & BBQ

All boat club members are invited to the Gathering of the Boats/Crinniu na mBad on Friday 23rd June.

The flotilla departs from the Quay at 5pm, No Wake Speed, Life Jackets and own insurance required for all participants.

A 12 piece brass band will lead a flotilla of boats from the Quay at 5pm and make their way up river, they will drop anchor at the Lower Bridge and play music for about one hour. The Grainne Uaile Sub Aqua club will be providing safety boats and co-ordinating the anchor drop. There will be small number of food stalls on Batchelors Walk.

All participating boats are being asked to keep to a ‘no wake speed’ and ensure that all participants are wearing life jackets. Please provide a copy of your insurance to the organisers before the event.

Some photos from 2016 – hopefully better weather this year.