Jim Muldowney, Arranmore Island, Co Donegal.

About Arranmore Boat Charters

Welcome to Arranmore Boat Charters! We are located off the northwest coast of Donegal, along Ireland’s breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way.

While exploring the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal, why not join us for an unforgettable experience aboard our charter boat, the Elsie Jayne? We offer a variety of marine activities, such as sports diving, wreck diving, sea angling, seal watching, and our popular sea safari & marine heritage tours. You can charter the Elsie Jayne for any of these leisure activities, and we guarantee you a great time on the water.

Our Charter Boat: Elsie Jayne

In July 2014, we took delivery of our newly constructed, purpose built charter vessel named Elsie-Jayne. Elsie-Jayne is an Evolution 38, built to meet Department of Marine P5 passenger boat regulations & is fully licenced to carry 12 passengers + 2 crew. Elsie-Jayne is fitted with the IVECO 420hp engine.

Diving Charter: On board Elsie Jayne, there is ample deck space which can easily accommodate double tanks, twin sets and re-breathers. The large double bench deck seating can comfortably accommodate 12 divers + kit. An additional feature of the Elsie Jayne is the electric dive lift which has been installed to assist divers/technical divers with additional equipment.

Sea-Angling Charter: Our charter boat is furnished with fishing rod holders for the convenience of anglers. Rods are also available on board.

Sea Safari & Marine Heritage Tours, Seal Watching Trips, Private Charters: For the comfort of all our passengers, there is ample cabin seating, galley facilities, shower facilities and WC.

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Elsie-Jayne Charter – Boat Charters available for:

  • Diving, Snorkeling, Sea Safari Tours
  • Angling Trips – half day or full day
  • Corporate Groups
  • Island Hopping – half day tours
  • Coastal Trips – half day tours
  • Commercial Charter for filming
  • Seabed surveys/inspections
  • Buoy placement
  • Crew Transfers
  • Guard/safety boat for marine leisure activities

The Skipper:

Jim Muldowney is the owner and skipper of the  Elsie Jayne Charter Boat.  He is the holder of a Skippers Ticket and has all the relevant qualifications, experience and skipper proficiency required for vessel charter.  Jim is also a MON 2 diving instructor/examiner and has first hand experience of  dive sites in the area.  As  a seasoned angler and seafarer in the area, Jim has acquired over the years a bountiful knowledge of the local sea area and its maritime history.

  •  VHFs
  • Radar & GPS Chart Plotter
  • Structure Scan
  • Auto Pilot
  • Bow Thruster
  • Echo Sounder
  • Solas Life Raft
  • Life Jacket
  • Flares
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kit
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Welcome to Arranmore Charters, situated off Northwest Donegal along Ireland’s stunning Wild Atlantic Way!

During your visit to Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, why not come along and experience one of the many marine activities which we offer on ‘Elsie Jayne’ our charter boat.

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