SPIRIT OF THE DOCKLANDS HEADING UP THE RIVER LIFFEY
Spirit of Docklands’ arrived in Dublin in June 2005. Built in Sweden by boat builders Westers Mekaniska, it can accommodate 50 passengers, is 23 metres long and capable of travelling at 9.5 knots. It is wheelchair accessible and suitable for young and old alike.
Tours last 45 minutes and are suitable for all ages. The boat seats up to 48 people. (reduced to a maximum of 22 passengers per cruise to comply with Social distancing) Its large windows and glass roof ensure good views for all.
The boat, has variable ballast tanks (like a submarine) and an exceptionally low air draught which means that at low tide it can float high, but at high tide it can ride low and pass below the Liffey Bridges.