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.
ISA SBSS Start Sailing
SailCork's fleet of dinghies including single handers and safe specially built training boats to fast exhilarating racing dinghies. RS Vision 16, Raider 18, Walker Bay, Topaz, Pico etc.
Length of Course
5 days 10:00-16:30.Check in from 09:30. No access before 09:30. Bookings from Murph''s Pier: pick up 09:30 return 16:45.
You will be able to sail in light winds with assistance from your instructor
SailCork's base at Marlogue, 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. Check out directions in advance. Eircode P24D681
Boat. Buoyancy aid. Wetsuit available for hire if required.
What to bring
1. Wear wetsuit and booties from home. 2. Cag or rain jacket + pants 3. Change of clothes, runners and a towel in a bag, named. 4. Lunch in a plastic box and drink, named. 5. Sunblock with name No phones or money allowed in the changing rooms. Please hand in to the Senior Instructor.
Bring a packed lunch in a plastic box and a drink named. As we picnic some days, a plastic box is essential. Rubbish to be packed for disposal at home. We have a Leave no Trace policy as we respect the environment.
How to sail in all directions. Awareness of launching and recovering.