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2021 Cong-Galway Race

Saturday, 26 June '21   1 day
Lisloughrey Pier, Co. Mayo
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The annual Cong – Galway Sailing Race, Europe’s oldest and longest inland water sailing race, will take place this year on Saturday, June 26th, 2021

The race starts from Lisloughrey Pier in Cong, Co. Mayo early in the morning and makes it’s way down through Upper and Lower Lough Corrib to the finish line at Corrib Village on the River Corrib that evening. Restrictions permitting, a bus will be available to bring participants from Galway to Cong on the morning of the event to enable sailors to leave trailers and cars in Galway for recovery & transport after the event.

The participants in the race will make a stop for lunch at Kilbeg Pier, approximately half way, where race timings will be taken. After a hearty lunch the sailors will leave Kilbeg continuing on to Galway where they will cross the finish line at Corrib Village on the River Corrib. A prize giving ceremony will be held shortly after in CRYC.


All entries must be registered before midday BST on Thursday, June 24th. Entries will be strictly limited to 40 boats on a first-come, first served basis. Entries cannot be accepted once this limit is reached. All participants must study the Notice of Race attached to this booking form before registering. Sailing Instructions will be e-mailed to all participants. Sailors must familiarise themselves with the Sailing Instructions prior to the event as there will not be a briefing at Lisloughrey in order to avoid participants congregating. Directions from the beachmaster, race committee and safety boats must be adhered to at all times. Any claims for redress due to a direction from race management can be dealt with after the race. All participating boats must have a painter of at least 3 metres in length and at least 6mm diameter attached to a suitable towing point



Early Bird Single Hander

Available until Mon 31 May '21 12am
Boat fee for single- handed mono/multi-hull

Early Bird Double Hander

Available until Mon 31 May '21 12am
Boat Fee for double-handed sailing mono/multi-hull

Full Price Single-Handed entry

Available until Thu 24 Jun '21 12:01pm

Full price Double handed entry

Available until Thu 24 Jun '21 12:01pm


Lisloughrey Pier, Co. Mayo