SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Yacht Racing

Come afloat and learn to crew on a racing yacht! Learn the ropes through structured learning with a professional instructor as skipper. Participate as crew in fun racing and enjoy the cut and thrust of the challenge. Help the boat go faster and enjoy the spoils of the winner!!!


Introduction to Race Crewing

The skill of crew on a racing crew is as much an art as a science.  Under the expert tuition of Yachtmaster Instructor Eddie English, with decades of racing experience all over the world, you will gain an insight into the basics of racing, making you a sought after crew on the best boats.

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Racing Bowman

Bowman on a racing boat is a specialist position.  Using Holy Grounder, a First 36.7 racing yacht you will be trained in all the duties of bowman.

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Race Sail Trimming

A good sail trimmer (genoa, spinnaker or main) is a sought after crew in a yacht club.  With training from SailCork you can learn the ‘tricks of the trade’ and trim sails for speed.

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Race Helming

Precise helming is a key to winning races.  With SailCork you can learn to steer to the wind, read the waves and steer to the compass.  You will also learn effective mark rounding and how to steer around other boats with minimal loss of speed and improve you race position.

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Race Navigation and Tactics

You have some race experience and some cruiser navigation experience.  This course brings the two together introducing you to race navigation and winning tactics.

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Racing Practice

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development. In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school environment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Sovereigns Week

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Cork Week

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Calves Week

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Blackrock Race

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challenging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Naval Race

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Baltimore Regatta

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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Racing - Cobh Regatta

Learning racing on a private yacht in club racing can be challanging as the focus of the skipper is usually on that day’s race and not on crew skill development.  In SailCork’s professional learning environment, you can develop your racing skills in a school enviroment on board a racing yacht.

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