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Coastal Descriptions

Coastal Overview for Dublin Bay to Rosslare Harbour
This is the primary coastal description and set of waypoints for the area between Dublin and Rosslare Harbour. The detailed coastal description may be used by those planning to come closer inshore or to approach one of the useful passage havens that are listed along the length of the route. The sequence of description is from north to south or coastal clockwise as follows: • Inside the Kish Bank• Inside the Arklow Bank• Outside the Blackwater Bank• Outside the Lucifer Bank• An approach to Rosslare Harbour... get full information »

Coastal Overview for Strangford Lough to Dublin Bay
This is the primary coastal description and set of waypoints for the area between the entrance to Strangford Lough and Dublin Bay. The detailed coastal description may be used by those planning to come closer inshore or to approach one of the useful passage havens that are listed along the length of the route. The sequence of description is from north to south or coastal clockwise as follows: • Close east of Dundrum Bay• Close east of the entrance to Carlingford Lough• Close east of the Skerries• Inside Lambay... get full information »


Coastal Routes and Cuts

Dublin - Kilmore Quay inside the banks
This is a detailed set of waypoints that offers the quickest route from Dublin to or from Kilmore Quay inside the major banks and optimising the tides. It passes:• Inside the Kish Bank• Inside the Arklow Bank• Outside the Blackwater Bank• Outside the Lucifer Bank• Outside The Splaugh Rock• Outside the Fundale Rock• Inside the rock groups of The Barrels, The Black Rock and The Tercheen's• Crosses St. Patrick’s Bridge, via East, Central and West Waypoints... get full information »

Navigating through the Skerries Islands
This is a Skerries Sailing Club set of waypoints and directions to assist a vessel cut through the Skerries Islands and enter Skerries Harbour , or indeed continue a coastal passage. ... get full information »

Dalkey Sound Cut - Dublin to Killiney Bay
Dalkey Sound resides between the small Dalkey Island and the mainland. As Dalkey Sound cuts about a mile off a passage between Killiney and Dublin bays it is the normal approach used by inshore leisure craft. The sequence of description is south to north.... get full information »

Muglins Sound Cut - Dublin to Killiney Bay
Muglins Sound is located between the small Dalkey Island and a separate cluster of rocks with a light called The Muglins. Passing through Muglins Sound, or Dalkey Sound, cuts about a mile off a passage between Killiney and Dublin bays. The sequence of description is from south to north.... get full information »


Tidal Optimisations

Bangor to Dublin, either way, with 12 hours of favourable tide
This 90-mile route takes a vessel down the north part of the Irish Sea hugging the Irish coastline from Belfast Bay to Dublin Bay. It passes from Bangor, Belfast Lough to Howth Dublin passing:• Inside Copland Island via Donaghadee Sound• Inside the South Rock Light Vessel• Outside Rockabill• Outside Lambay• Outside Ireland's Eye Or the reverse.... get full information »