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Sailing in Carrickfergus.

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With the sea on its doorstep and 1000 years of maritime history to draw on, it’s no surprise that Carrickfergus is a haven for seafaring pursuits. Sailing boatNow this nautical nirvana has been further enhanced with the spectacular new Carrickfergus Marina, a home from home for all sailors, and holder of the prestigious 5 Gold Anchor and European Blue Flag status.

The County Antrim Yacht Club at Whitehead and Carrickfergus Sailing Club are bases for some of the province’s most expert helmsmen and women.  Others of the sailing fraternity are found in the Ocean Youth Trust, Sea Cadets and in clubs for Jet-Skiing, Wind-Surfing and Canoeing.

Contact the Visitor Information Centre for further details on sailing activities in Carrickfergus. Museum & Civic Centre, 11 Antrim Street, Carrickfergus, BT38 7DG  T: +44 (0) 28 9335 8049, F: +44 (0)28 9335 0350 or contact the clubs below.


Carrickfergus Marina
3 Quayside, Carrickfergus, BT38 8BJ
T: 028 9336 6666  
F: +44 (0)28 9335 0505


County Antrim Yacht Club
Marine Parade, Whitehead, BT38 9QP
T: 028 9337 2322/ 079 8956 3223


Carrickfergus Sailing Club
Rodger’s Quay, Carrickfergus, BT38 8BJ
T: 028 9335 1402
F: 028 9335 9302


Ulster Cruising School
Rodger’s Quay, Carrickfergus, BT38 8BJ
T: 028 9336 8818
M: 07803 901 364


Belfast Lough Sailability
The Marina, 3 Quayside, Carrickfergus, BT38 8BJ
T: 028 9036 5035



For further information please contact:

Visitor Information Centre
Telephone: 028 9335 8049

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