MARINE NOTICE 051 of 2014

Athlone Lock © esri; click picture to esri maps "Athlone Lock © esri"
Athlone Lock © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 51 of 2014

Lough Ree – Killinure Lough

Athlone Boat Club Regatta

Masters and users of the Shannon Navigation are advised that the Athlone Boat Club rowing regatta will take place on Sat 14th June from 0800 hrs until 1900 hrs, on Killinure Lough.
Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when in this area to avoid any upset to rowing craft which have only a small amount of freeboard.
Masters are further requested to note any advice given by race marshals when approaching the course.
Laying and removal of the course will take place between 9th and 18th Jun.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 27 May 2014

Athlone Boat Club;
Athlone Boat Club
Coosan Point on Lough Ree
Coosan Point on Lough Ree

MARINE NOTICE 125 of 2013

Athlone Lock © esri; click picture to esri maps "Athlone Lock © esri"
Athlone Railway and Townbridge; © esri

Shannon Navigation

Flow Measurements

Waterways Ireland has been advised by the OPW of their intention to take flow measurements from Athlone Town Bridge today Fri 25 Oct and also on Tues 29 Oct.
These measurements will hinder passage through the navigational arch but only for short periods of time. Masters should approach the bridge with due caution and be prepared to delay their passage until the navigation is clear.
Masters are further requested to note any advice or instructions issued by OPW staff involved in the measurement operation. Contact number: 353-(0)868112267.
Waterways Ireland regrets any inconvenience that this may cause its customers.

Charles Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 18 Oct 2013

Athlone Town Bridge; © Captain’s Handbook
Athlone Town Bridge; © Captain’s Handbook

Traveloque Wasserrausch & Snapshot at Athlone Weir

What are the people doing there  on the weir? Are they performance artist or tired of life or what are the doing there? Read the answert in the the new travelloque of  Wasserrausch Ireland April / May 2011 Part 2. Just one click on the photo and you are there. Enjoy!

Was treiben die Zwei dort auf dem Wehr? Sind es Aktionskünstler, Lebensmüde, oder was tun die da? Nachzulesen ist es im neuen Reisebericht von Wasserrausch Ireland April/Mai 2011 Part 2. Nur ein Klick auf das Foto, und das Lesen kann starten. Viel Spaß!

Athlone Weir; © Captain’s Handbook; click to "Wasserrausch"
Athlone Weir; © Captain’s Handbook