24.5.20 COVID-19 virus and how it effects SailCork activities: SailCork will remain closed and courses are postponed until restrictions are lifted. SailCork will continue to adhere to guidelines from the HSE, Government and Irish sailing. to secure the health and safety of our staff and customers. We look forward to getting back afloat as soon as possible and welcoming you, our loyal customers and friends back to SailCork. We continue to offer Passage Planning courses online.
Jo & Eddie
SailCork has been involved in watersports training and holidays since 1974 in Cobh and on the south coast of Ireland and is run by Eddie English. The English family has been involved in seafaring in Cobh for 5 generations. Eddie has been teaching sailing since 1969 and is one of the most experienced instructors in the sport. He is a Dinghy and Powerboat Senior Instructor and Trainer and has been training instructors for over 30 years. He is also a qualified school teacher and has lectured at college.
Eddie is also a yachtmaster instructor /examiner. He began his offshore experience in his early teens and has and races dinghies and cruisers. He sails on cruisers in competes in many major regattas around the world and cruises thousands of miles each year.
Online Passage Planning and Pilotage Courses - Click the link ABOVE to book.
May 25 Meteorology and understanding weather forecasts
May 27+28 Dublin to Cork/Cork to Dublin
June 3+4 Preparing and Provisioning to go cruising
June 8+9 Hidden Cork Harbour
June 10+11 iPad navigation using Navionics
June 17+18 Caribbean Yachting chartering and the Grendadines
Each class will run at 19:30 and all you have to do is book on line and we will send you an invite using ZOOM to join in. You will see Eddie run his class and you can join in by video or just as a viewer. He will welcome your interaction and questions which can be by video or text.
Learn how to plan your passages and create your pilotage plans with inside information! Eddie English through his own sailing experience has a detailed knowledge of these areas. Share in this knowledge and make your boating safer and more enjoyable. Eddie provides an entertaining class in his own inimitable style giving you all the tricks of the trade.