About Shannon Star

A great choice for larger parties, this canal boat hire features a large saloon and flexible sleeping options with single and double beds in the three cabins. Up forward you’ll find a fourth small cabin and bed for a young child. With its easy access to the sidedecks and sundeck, the Shannon Star boat hire offers an excellent layout.

Layout of Shannon Star

Shannon Star Deckplan

Sleeps up to





  • Boat Size: 12.80 m x 4.10 m
  • 1 forward cabin with double bed and small child's bed or storage space
  • 1 cabin with double bed1 cabin with two twin beds
  • Settee in saloon converts to double bed
  • 3 bathrooms

Shannon Star's key features

Shannon Star Interior & saloon
  • The spacious and luxurious saloon features a sound system with radio/CD player, and a steering station with good visibility.
  • The settee converts to a double bed. The full kitchen/galley has a stove, sink, electric refrigerator, and abundant storage space.
Shannon Star Cabins & bathrooms
  • The boat’s large forward cabin has a comfortable double bed, and there’s a little cabin with a bed for a small child.
  • The boat has two rear cabins, one with double bed and one with two single beds.
  • Each of the three staterooms has an adjacent private bathroom with shower, sink, and toilet.
Shannon Star Sundeck & exterior
  • The boat’s roomy bridge/sundeck is a great place for gatherings and to watch the scenery pass by.
  • The steering station offers excellent visibility for the skipper.
  • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power.
  • The boat also has 220-volt shore power. The boat is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine.

Shannon Star Specifics

90 L
Freezer compartment
Oven / Grill
MP3/USB features
Internet access
Flat Screen TV
Flat Screen DVD Player
CD / Radio player
Internal Steering Position
External Steering Position
Bow thruster (propels front of boat sideways)
GPS Navigation
Cabin air cooling
Air conditioning
Cigarette lighter plug (12V)
12/220V Converter
220V on cruise (110V in Canada)
Shore Power (220V on dock)
Alfresco dining
Ambient light
Sun shade (Bimini)
Deck Shower
Fridge on sundeck
BBQ / Plancha
Portable cool box
Sliding roof
Water Tank
800 L
Water draft (bottom of boat to water line)
1.00 m
Max. Headroom
2.77 m
12.80 m
Fuel Tank
270 L
Engine Type
4.10 m
Air draft (height of boat from water line)
Toilets type
Safety Box

Good to know...

Restrictions and exceptions

  • Lough Allen in Ireland is not accessible on this boat.
  • Hire of the boat, its facilities and equipment, which includes:
           - Fully equipped kitchen on board
           - Fridge, gas oven, hob, dishes and utensils.
           - Bathroom facilities on board
           - Hot showers, toilets and towels.
           - Sleeping facilities on board
           - Pillows, duvets and bed linen. 
           - Heating.
  • Pre-departure briefing.
  • Boat handling demonstration.
  • Daily technical support and assistance from the local Le Boat team as required.
  • On-board maps and visitor information
  • Safety equipment (inc. life jackets)

Download a detailed inventory of equipment supplied on all of our boats


Supplementary fees also included:

  • Compulsory mooring fees for Canada, Scotland and Italy (see compulsory costs)*
  • One way supplement for routes starting and ending at different bases.*

*These supplementary fees are automatically added where applicable and are included in prices shown on this website. They are then shown separately in the price summary, when you proceed to book.


  • Optional holiday extras - see our extras page for details
  • Refundable Damage Deposit – deposit payable locally. See compulsory costs for details.
  • Fuel (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear). Deposit and charge payable locally. See compulsory costs for details.
  • Travel to and from the base(s)
  • Waterside services (moorings, pump-out, electric, water, etc.) Payable locally, where applicable and if used.
  • Passage through locks in Ireland & the Netherlands where a small fee is payable locally for each lock.
  • Cancellation cover or personal travel insurance
  • Food and drink
Added on 5 July 2024

Nikki O'brien said

Great service from the minute we arrived. The reception staff were great and the instruction by Karl was very informative Fabulous boat, loads of space for 6 adults, bedrooms each with its own bathroom. There was also a shower room on board which was great.
Added on 31 May 2024

A customer said

Excellent and kind <3 9/10 could be a bit better especially the kitchen but amazing !! Loved it
Added on 29 May 2024

Ross Mccormack said

The staff at the centre in Carrick were so nice, we have lovely chats with them and got some nice tips from them as well Clean, spacious and perfect for groups.
Added on 20 May 2024

Haydn Kelly said

Detailed service, honest and transparent in their dealings and certainly very accomodating
Added on 20 May 2024

Eamonn Berry said

The handling tips from the handover young man from scarriff Easy boat to handle. We were just five so loads of room
Added on 8 May 2024

Aoife Merrigan said

Added on 3 May 2024

James Kershaw said

Added on 29 April 2024

Kieran Daly said

Brilliant Except for everywhere being closed a great holiday.
Added on 15 March 2024

Damien Gill said

Very clean, safe and spacious boats with all equipment provided to cook full meals. Very detailed training for first timers too. Highly recommended Very clean, safe and spacious boats with all equipment provided to cook full meals. Very detailed training for first timers too. Highly recommended
Added on 25 September 2023

A customer said

This was an excellent experience the holiday was and stress free A beautiful boat with plenty of room for everyone
Good day, Thank you for taking the tie to write a five-star review of your boating holiday. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time on your Emerald Star experience, and that the staff were very helpful and friendly in their service to you. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again. Kind regards Refilwe from Emerald Star