Locaboat is one of Europe’s leading cruise hire operators with a fleet of 380 penichettes.The boats are designed and built to exacting standards, varying in size to accommodate 2-12 people.
A holiday on board a Pénichette lets you enjoy those really special moments of relaxation and discovery. All of us here have a total commitment to making sure that you get the very most out of your boating holiday. Our sales team are dedicated to helping you choose exactly the right Pénichette and the right cruising area for you and your crew. Our reception staff at each base will ensure you get the maximum benefit from all their local knowledge.
Our technicians will show you over your boat and will teach you just how easy it is to drive a Pénichette. All through your cruise they are there on call should you need them. No licence required.
Situated at the beautifully located Moycarn Lodge and Marina on the River Suck, the main tributary of the Shannon just beyond Shannonbridge, Locaboat will welcome its old and new friends and introduce them to the delights of the southern Shannon region allowing leisurely cruising on the full extent of the 300 miles of the Shannon navigation from Lough Erne to Lough Derg.
Carrick Craft is one of Ireland’s leading cruise – hire operators, operating along some 300 majestic miles of silvery waterway, Carrickcraft have provided idyllic cruising holidays for over 30 years. Cruising along the Shannon and Erne Waterways gives you a perfect opportunity to sample the tranquil setting of unspoilt Ireland. Captain your own luxury cruiser on the magical River Shannon from Carrick – on – Shannon or Banagher in Southern Ireland and Tully Bay in Northern Ireland. We have 2 berth to 8 berth boats available for full week hires. Tariffs are normally set on a weekly basis, however short – term and weekend hires can also be arranged subject to availability. Carrickcraft offers a wide range of services to make your cruising experience more pleasurable. These include coach / minibus transfers from all main airports, grocery pre -ordering, personal on – board tuition and navigation instruction. Outboard motors and fishing dinghies are also available. Day boats also available.
We have a small selection of privately owned cruisers on the Shannon, ranging from two to six berths. Our boats have all the modern conveniences you would expect, even down to a flat screen TV /DVD player. Because we are small, we can give one to one tuition or even advice on an itinerary, if required. We are located between Lough Ree and Lough Key, famous for its magnificent forest park.