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    Registered Users Posts: 400 ✭✭ Geezer1000


    Hi folks can anyone tell me if the harbour in Enfield is accessable at the moment, also do I need permits etc for boating on the canal? I have a 14ft sea nymph and only going for a few hours with the kids etc.
    Thanks


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  • Should be open now, might be worth ringing the local council. No permit needed. :)


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  • Don't wish to start an argument but I was of the understanding that all boats on the canals required a permit, unless they're small and unpowered (dingy/ rowboat)

    From the WI guidance on permits:
    SECTION 3 – CHOOSING THE PERMIT(S) YOU REQUIRE

    Combined Mooring & Passage Permit (CMP)

    Any boat owner wishing to use the canals needs to purchase an annual Combined
    Mooring & Passage Permit (CMP). This allows you to use your boat on the canals
    and moor for up to 5 days in any one location.

    All CMPs commence on the 1st November and cost €126 per year.
    If you make short or infrequent visits to the canals and do not stay for more than
    5 days in a single location or remove your boat from the navigation after each use an annual CMP permit is all you will require.

    <snip>
    Canoes, kayaks and small unpowered craft which are removed from the navigation
    after each use are not required to hold a CMP
    .


    You can also apply for a free visitors permit allowing you to use the canal for 30 days in one calendar year.

    I know that hardly anyone does this, but.....




  • Don't wish to start an argument but I was of the understanding that all boats on the canals required a permit, unless they're small and unpowered (dingy/ rowboat)

    From the WI guidance on permits:
    SECTION 3 – CHOOSING THE PERMIT(S) YOU REQUIRE

    Combined Mooring & Passage Permit (CMP)

    Any boat owner wishing to use the canals needs to purchase an annual Combined
    Mooring & Passage Permit (CMP). This allows you to use your boat on the canals
    and moor for up to 5 days in any one location.

    All CMPs commence on the 1st November and cost €126 per year.
    If you make short or infrequent visits to the canals and do not stay for more than
    5 days in a single location or remove your boat from the navigation after each use an annual CMP permit is all you will require.

    <snip>
    Canoes, kayaks and small unpowered craft which are removed from the navigation
    after each use are not required to hold a CMP
    .


    You can also apply for a free visitors permit allowing you to use the canal for 30 days in one calendar year.

    I know that hardly anyone does this, but.....



    I stand corrected :o;)





    .


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