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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 Rosslare Harbour to Cork Harbour
This is the primary coastal description and set of waypoints for the area between Rosslare Harbour and Cork 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 east to west or coastal clockwise, as follows: • From the Rosslare Harbour via its entrance channel• Inside the Bailies• Between Carnsore Point and the Tercheen and Black Rock• Between the Salt... 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 »

Rounding the Southeast corner of Ireland via the 'Offshore Route'
This is a set of waypoints for rounding Carnsore Point, Ireland’s south-eastern corner, by the 'offshore route'. The sequence of description is from south and westward or coastal clockwise, passing:• Outside the Lucifer Bank• Seaward of Tuskar Rock and through the Inshore Traffic Zone of the Tuskar Rock Trafic Separation Scheme• South of the Barrels East Cardinal Mark• South of the Coningbeg Super Buoy. Those looking for the 'inshore route' may find it detailed in Ireland's South Coast Description ... get full information »


Tidal Optimisations

Useful tidal back eddies supporting passages from the Kilmore Quay area
This is a useful pair of tidal back-eddies located in the coastal bights east and west of Kilmore Quay and the Saltee Islands, upon the southeast corner of Ireland. The route covers both of the eddies although in practice it will only be one of its western or eastern halves that will be used to commence a coastal passage. ... get full information »