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.
ISA SBSS Basic Skills
Length of Course
4 evenings 18:30-21:30 or 2 weekends: 10:00-17:00
By the end of the course you will have a basic knowledge and be capable of safely sailing a dinghy in light winds.
SailCork's base at East Ferry near Cobh in Cork Harbour, with sheltered and safe waters suitable for sailing in all weather. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms and easy access to the water for dinghies.
Boat. Buoyancy aid. Wetsuit available for hire if required.
What to bring
Warm clothes and waterproofs
Bring a packed lunch and healthy snack and drink for mid morning.
Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge
Sailing skills and knowledge to the level of Start Sailing Level 1