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Will My Boat Fit? Royal Canal

Lock dimensions, length and navigational criteria for the navigation.​

Length & No of Locks 
Main Line - 146km with 46 locks
Longford Branch - 8km with no locks

Opening Hours of Locks  Daylight Hours

Navigation Dimensions     
Length of locks - 21m 
Beam of locks - 3.9m 
Draft - 1m
Airdraft – 2.7m
(2.1m at Sherriff St, Spencer Dock)


Draft dimensions are given as a guide only and cannot be guaranteed.

View here for more information about the Royal Canal.

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