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Roa Island Boating Club

Roa Island Boating Club was reformed in 1957. The Club House is located by Belfast Pier on Roa Island. Presumably, Belfast Pier where the steam ship service rand from Roa Island to Belfast from 1861 until it was moved to Barrow in 1881. At that time, the Piel branch line of the Furness Railway, ran over the causway (built in 1846), to a station on Roa Island (named Piel Station), which operated from 1846 to 1936.

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Roa Island Boat Club

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Roa Island Boating Club
- Official website of Roa Island Boating Club. "...Roa Island is set in the beautiful surroundings of Morecambe Bay on the edge of the Irish Sea in South West Cumbria. We …

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The entrance to Roa Island Sailing Club

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County: Cumbria
Post code: LA13 0QL
Unitary Auth: Westmorland & Furness


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