SailCork has been involved in watersports training and holidays for 40 years in Cobh and on the south coast of Ireland and is run by Eddie English.
The English family has been involved in seafaring in Cobh for 5 generations. Eddie has been teaching sailing since 1969 and is one of the most experienced instructors in the sport. He is a Dinghy and Powerboat Senior Instructor and Trainer and has been training instructors for over 30 years. He is also a qualified school teacher and has lectured at college.
Eddie is also a yachtmaster instructor /examiner. He began his offshore experience in his early teens and has and races dinghies and cruisers. Besides sailing cats he sails on cruisers in competes in many major regattas around the world and cruises thousands of miles each
Never been sailing before? This is your chance to try under the expert tuition of Eddie English and the instructors at SailCork. Your first introduction to the thrill of sailing will be in the safe environment of our East Ferry base. The emphasis on this course is to get you out on the water and sailing as quickly as possible while having fun on comfortable boats.
The aim of this course is to introduce candidates to the techniques and skills used in powerboats which are:
escorting racing fleets of dinghies, windsurfers and canoes,
providing safety and rescue cover for training fleets, and
assisting in race management duties.