Locaboat is one of Europe's leading cruise hire operators with a fleet of 380 pénichettes. These boats are designed and built to exacting standards, varying in size to accommodate from two to twelve people.
For 34 years now, Locaboat has designed, built, and renovated their pénichettes to make a fleet that is comfortable and very manageable, renewed and improved continuously to please all expectations. Each boat is equipped with a radio/CD player and bicycle racks.
Technicians will show you over the craft and teach you just how easy it is to pilot a pénichette, and are on call should you need them at any time throughout your cruise. No licence or experience is required.
A holiday onboard a pénichette lets you enjoy those really special moments of relaxation and discovery. Locaboat Ireland has a total commitment to making sure that you get the very most out of your boating holiday. Their sales team is dedicated to helping you choose exactly the right pénichette and the right cruising area. The reception staff at each base will ensure you get the maximum benefit from all their local knowledge.
Situated in Ballinamore, County Leitrim, Locoboat welcomes old and new friends alike. Join them to experience the delights of the southern Shannon region, with 300-something miles of navigation options, from Lough Erne to Lough Derg. Start from their base in either Ballinamore or Clondra, enjoy cruises of one week or longer, and avail of one-way or return journeys. The waterways are not only very popular amongst admirers of preserved nature, but also amongst anglers and golfers. Moor next to the charming towns of Carrick-On-Shannon, Boyle, or Enniskillen, or the plentiful villages along the way that wait to be discovered.
Ballinamore is situated approximately 150km from Dublin, 170km from Belfast, and 300km from Rosslare ferry port. A railway and intercity bus station is located approximately 25km away in Carrick-On-Shannon.