• Course ID: Y220
  • Discipline: Yachting
  • Level: Competent Crew

SailCork is the training partner of Dublin Under Sail and Brian Ború .This course is for young people aged 13-17 with or without sailing experience, an ideal Transition year course to do or anyone with a view to a career at sea. Courses run in both Dublin and Cork harbour.

Join Tall Ship ‘Brian Boru” in Dublin or Cork harbour for 5 days live aboard learning Comp crew skills, team work, cooking at sea and having a blast!  Supervision at all times onboard by a qualified Skipper.

Accreditation Dublin Under Sail Certificate
Price 610 incl meals and berth + tuition
Boat Brian Ború is a gaff rigged sailing ketch (i.e. with two masts). She was a fishing boat (the ‘Investor’), built in Scotland of larch and oak in 1961, and converted to a sailing vessel in 2013. She is 20 metres long (including bow sprit), 5.5 metres beam and draws 2.6 metres. On Sail Training Voyages we usually travel with 10 trainees and 3 or 4 crew (including a mentor).
Length of Course 5 days
Objective Be capable of taking an active part as the crew of a cruising yacht including watchkeeping
Location Cork Harbour or Dublin Bay
Equipment Included The Boat has full safety equipment, all nav. aids and powerful engines. The safety equipment includes lifejackets and harnesses for each crew member.
What to bring Soft bag with change of warm clothes, Your own sailing waterproofs and change of footwear. Sunblock and hat. A SMILE !
Meals Each trainee is required to do a shift on galley duty (kitchen), two trainees at a time. Part of the galley duties will be shopping for food at the beginning of the trip and at ports along the way. The mentor or a member of the professional crew will support you and guide you in your galley duties. If you have a favourite recipe, why not scale it up for 14 people, great life skills.
Syllabus Knowledge of sea terms, parts of boat, rigging and sails. Sail handling. Ropework. Fire precautions and fire fighting. Personal safety equipment. Man overboard. Distress signals. Manners and Customs. Rules of the road. Dinghies. Meteorology. Seasickness. Helmsmanship and sailing. General duties.
Course Brands Look up Cork Harbour and Dublin bay on Navionics online and become familiar with the sailing ground.
Pre Course SailCork office will send you joining instructions
Pre Course Advice SailCork office will send you joining instructions
Course Brands Look up Cork Harbour and Dublin bay on Navionics online and become familiar with the sailing ground.
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