SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Dinghy and Dayboat Sailing


Dinghy Pre-Entry

The whole process of becoming an instructor begins with the pre-entry course and at SailCork we run special courses to ensure you are up to the standard required and full prepared so you can get the best from your instructor course. The course prepares you afloat and ashore for the pre-entry assessment and also for the instructor course. The assessment ensures that you have the pre-requisite skills and knowledge necessary to teach up to Improving Skills of the National Dinghy Scheme ashore + afloat.

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Family Sail €150 for family of 4, ring the office for bookings

Enjoy a half day afloat on a “dry” boat with your own Instructor onboard.  Kids age 8+ and max 4 onboard. Come to beautiful East Ferry in Cork Harbour, wear warm waterproofs and bring a picnic.  Buoyancy aids provided.

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Start Sailing

This course introduces elements of all the skills you will need to become a competent sailor.  The course takes place in the sheltered safe waters of East Ferry under expert tuition of SailCork instructors.

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Start Dinghy Sailing €249.00

Never been sailing before?  This is your chance to try under the expert tuition of Eddie English and the instructors at SailCork.  Your first introduction to the thrill of sailing will be in the safe environment of our East Ferry base. The emphasis on this course is to get you out on the water and sailing as quickly as possible while having fun on comfortable boats.

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Saturday Sailing - Half Day €28 or package available, ring for details

“TIME ON THE WATER”
Sat Sailing is about improving sailing skills, having fun, making friends and enjoying the sport.

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Saturday Sailing - Full Day €50 or package available. Ring for details.

“TIME ON THE WATER”
Sat Sailing is about improving sailing skills, having fun, making friends and enjoying the sport.

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Basic Skills

This course sets you up as an independent sailor, in charge of your own boat.  The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry.

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Basic Skills €249.00

This course sets you up as an independent sailor, in charge of your own boat.  The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry.

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Improving Skills

This course is about consolidating and practicing your skills. The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry.

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Improving Skills

This course is about consolidating and practicing your skills.  The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry.

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Private Tuition €150 for 3 hours

Eddie English and his team at SailCork have over 40 year’s in dinghy sailing tuition.  We can tailor make a session to suit your particular needs, whether it is to help you as a beginner setting our or fine tuning your racing skills in advance of a major championship.

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Advanced Boat Handling

On this course you will develop advanced skills in boat handling and tuning. Ideal preparation for all of the specialist courses ahead. The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry and further afield in Cork Harbour.

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Kites and Wires

Introducing the thrills and spills of spinnakers & trapezes.  The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry and further afield in Cork Harbour.

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Dinghy Instructor

The Dinghy Instructor Course is an intensive course training you how to teach ISA Small Boat Sailing Scheme sailing.  The course is lead by Ireland’s most experienced Instructor Trainer, Eddie English who has trained 100’s of successful sailing instructors.  You learn how to organise a fleet and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more. Courses at SailCork are progressive - we move forward with each course - striving to improve standards and the overall experience. Our course is not just an instructor course - it is a course in life skills! It is at the pinnacle of all our courses and we are very proud of what we do and believe that it is the best instructor course available.

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Dinghy Assistant Instructor

The Assistant Sailing Instructor assists ISA Instructors in the delivery of courses within ISA Small Boat Sailing Scheme.

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Kites & Wires Instructor

Instructor course training you to deliver Kites & Wires 1, Kites & Wires 2 and Advanced Boat Handling. Cert valid for 3 years from date of issue.

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Adventure Sailing Instructor

Instructor course training you to deliver Adventure 1, Adventure 2 and Advanced Boat Handling. Cert valid for 3 years from date of issue.

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Advanced Dinghy Instructor

Combination of any 2 of Kites & Wires Instructor, Club Racing Instructor or Adventure Sailing Instructor.

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ISA Senior Instructor (Sailing/Powerboat)

The ISA Senior Instructor is an experienced Instructor who leads a team of ISA Instructors in the safe and effective delivery of ISA accredited training courses within an ISA Training Centre. In doing so they will act as leader, manager, technical expert. Our training brings the best out in the candidates and helps build their confidence to become an effective leader and manager.

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