24th June 2017 – 24h Dinghy Race

The Coleraine 24h Dinghy Race ‘open’ event dates back to 1969 and is sailed on the River Bann, near Coleraine, on the beautiful North Coast of Ireland.
The event is open to any PY handicapped dinghy & the aim is to work as a relay team to sail your dinghy the furthest distance (PY adjusted) around the long triangular river course between 14.00h Saturday and 14.00h on Sunday.

The next 24h Dinghy Race will be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017.

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Race Entry

Early Booking Standard Late Booking
until 30/4/2017 1/5/2017 to 25/5/2017 from 26/5/17
Under 18 £25 £30 £50
Student / Adults £50 £60 £80

Please note:

  • We suggest a team of 4-6 for a single helm dinghy…
  • Under 18s do not sail during darkness (approx 4 hours)

 

Accommodation and travel package options

Meal Package

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Friday evening – BBQ at Coleraine Yacht Club.

  • – Saturday morning – Ulster fry breakfast
  • – Saturday lunchtime – Lunch provided at Coleraine Yacht Club
  • – Saturday evening – BBQ at Coleraine Yacht Club
  • – Sunday morning – Ulster fry breakfast

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£25 per person
Camping & Motorhome pitches

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  • 25 pitches for tents (bring your own tent)
  • 8 spaces for motorhome parking

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No cost
Other accommodation is available in the local area

Please enquire with Ivan Campbell (e-mail Ivan)

From £60 per room, based on double occupancy
For those travelling from Scotland or England:

Travel costs on P&O ferry Stranraer – Larne including one minibus & one trailer with boat

Outbound travel Thursday June 22nd, return Monday June 26th

£79 per person up to 8 people

£56 per additional person

Make a weekend of it! – Game of Thrones tour on Friday 23rd June.

Numbers are strictly limited – advance booking essential.

Tour 1.

“Game of Thrones” tour, including a visit to the Giants Causeway World Heritage Site (link to tour on CYC site here opens in new tab) finishing with a Whiskey tasting at the renowned Old Bushmills Distillery.
 

£30 per person including packed lunch and Distillery tour and Whiskey tasting

Tour 2.

‘Total Wipeout’ on the River Bann followed by a visit to the Giants Causeway (link to tour on CYC site here opens in new tab), finishing with a Whiskey tasting at the renowned Old Bushmills Distillery.
 

£25 per person including Distillery tour and Whiskey tasting

Previous 24h Dinghy Race results

2016 results

2015 results

Now taking bookings for 2017