• Course ID: Y320
  • Discipline: Yachting
  • Level: Competent Crew

Come and explore Cork Harbour and the amazing SouthWest coast on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! Enjoy the beauty of the landscape and have great fun learning to sail or improving your sailing skills. Soak up the atmosphere aboard under the expert leadership of Yachtmaster Instructor Eddie English.

This course is for beginners and those with a little sailing experience.

Accreditation ISA Competent Crew Certificate or RYA Competent Crew Certificate
Price 795 for 5 days or book individual weekends : Sat + Sun €350 or Sat-Mon €445. Incl berth, gear, snacks + tuition
Length of Course 5 days or equivalent over 2 weekends.
Objective Be capable of taking an active part as the crew of a cruising yacht including watchkeeping
Location Cork Harbour or West Cork, South Coast of Ireland.
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. Waterproofs are available on request.
What to bring Soft bag with change of warm clothes, toiletries, sleeping bag. Your own sailing equipment if you have them - waterproofs, torch, sailing knife, books: Cruising Logbook €12, Comp Crew Book €14.Kitty & pocket money
Meals Meals are pre-prepared by our qualified Galley Cook. Nothing better than sitting at the table in the saloon for a meal with fellow crewmembers after a hard day's sailing! Please inform us of dietary needs and allergies.
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 Wild Atlantic Way. ISA. RYA. Tourism Ireland, F
Pre Course None
Pre Course Advice Study weather and tide. Study area on relevant charts ( Navionics). Read about the area ( in your footsteps). Eat before joining on evening course. Bag packed as advised - soft bag
Course Brands Wild Atlantic Way. ISA. RYA. Tourism Ireland, F
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