Join JCI Dublin Southside as we take to the high seas with Dublin Bay Cruises for an afternoon of gin tasting.


All Aboard.

Ticket includes gin cocktails, 2 hours of networking and prizes for the best maritime puns. (Unfortunately, when it comes to nautical puns, we're all at sea.)

Saturday, 17th June4pm – 6pm

Engage productively with regional businesses and trades in a closed networking session.

Business cards do not need to be waterproof.

JCI exists to bring people together at the crossroads of business and community. On a sunny weekend in June, we'll be gathering at sea to exchange business cards, business advice and networking strategies.

Gin Tasting Workshop

We’ll also be learning about the “The Business of Gin” with Blackwater Gin, a startup distillery on the Blackwater River in West Waterford. Based on the same spices and botanic imported in the mid 1800s by Whites of Waterford, their new Gins have been a journey of discovery and nostalgia.

With samples included in the ticket, they will take passengers through the types, flavours and tones that make up a great gin.

Learn how great gin is made

Blackwater Distillery is situated on the banks of the Blackwater River, just outside Cappoquin in beautiful West Waterford. With an abundance of clean air, fresh water and plump barley, it’s the perfect setting for Ireland’s first craft gin distillery.

Engage local businesses

What better way to get to know the businesses in South Dublin than in person in a relaxed, friendly and business-focused environment. We think that's on a boat. With gin.

See Dublin Bay

Admire Dublin from a beautiful perspective you just can't get from on land.

Luxury Yacht

Complete with full bar, bathrooms, indoor seating and multiple decks. 

Perfect Weather, Smooth Sailing

Having learned from last year's cruise, we've chosen this week on the advice of our seafaring mentors to have a light sailing experience.

Saturday 17th June 2017

Everything – yes, including the gin – is included in the ticket price. That's a full afternoon of networking, seafaring and expanding your palette for just €40.

Grow Your Contacts

Grow awareness of your business in the South Dublin area in our closed networking environment.

Generate Leads

Qualify potential prospects in a friendly, business-focused session.

Learn about gin

Enjoy a Gin Tasting Workshop – drinks included in ticket – from an artisan, indigenous gin distillery.

A sunny day

Mix business with pleasure on a warm summer afternoon in Dun Laoghaire bay. Nautical puns a requirement.


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