SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Sailing & Powerboating Cork

SailCork has been involved in watersports training and holidays for 40 years 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. Besides sailing cats he sails on cruisers in competes in many major regattas around the world and cruises thousands of miles each 

Upcoming Courses

RYA Day Skipper Shore-based Navigation certified course €525 plus books & equipment which are available to purchase at class no 1.

Full comprehensive course for beginners and improvers. Enjoyable and informative with top class tuition, practical tales and solid background information with Yachtmaster Instructor Eddie English.

iPad Navigation class. Mon Dec 9th RCYC, Crosshaven

The iPad has now become a regular sight aboard - being used for communication, using lots of different apps and being used for navigation. SailCork have always been the groundbreakers when it comes to new courses and now we present the first course for using the iPad for navigation. Eddie English has been using Macs since 1992 and has been using Navionics Charts on his iPhone since they were launched in 2009.

Meteorology evening class at the RCYC Crosshaven on Mon Jan 26th. €55.00

Join Yachtmaster Instructor Eddie English for an evenings indepth weather tuition. In a 3 hour evening class, he will show you how to understand the forecast and use it at sea or for daily life.


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