Adopt a Boat

Foyle Maritime Festival

As part of the Foyle Maritime Festival from 09th – 17th July 2016 Derry~Londonderry~Doire welcomes the Clipper Race back to the city.  With #TeamDLD representing our proud city in stopovers such as Qingdao, San Francisco and Panama, we are thrilled to host a week-long festival to celebrate the courage and success the crews have experienced during their voyages.

Adopt a Boat

As part of the celebrations Derry City & Strabane District Council are offering 12 venues in the city the unique opportunity to “Adopt a Boat” and become part of this historic global event.

How Can I Participate?

It is anticipated that demand will be high for this opportunity so we would like to invite you to submit proposals by downloading the form below (returning to Danielle McNally, Adopt a Boat Programme, Derry City and Strabane District Council, 98 Strand Road, BT48 7NN) or applying online.

NB: The closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00 Noon on Friday 08th April 2016.  Successful proposals will be entered into a draw to be matched with boats by random allocation in the presence of an independent adjudicator.  All businesses will be notified by Thursday 14th April 2016.   

Adopt a Boat - Register Online

Adopt a Boat - Download the Application form