SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Sailing & Powerboating Cork

SailCork and Covid procedures  We are delighted to be back afloat and to see some loyal past customers and new customers joining us for some clean, healthy fun and training afloat. 

In order to protect our Instructors, our customers and ourselves, we ask that you answer some questions on arrival followed by daily temperature checks. Hand sanitisers and sprays are stationed at various points ashore and on all boats. This information is saved on our specially designed App for traceability.   You are asked to bring your own sailing gear.  We will issue life jackets or buoyancy aids. If you wish to wear a mask, please bring one with you.  A constant reminder to wash hands. 

SailCork has been involved in watersports training and holidays since 1974 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. He sails on cruisers in competes in many major regattas around the world and cruises thousands of miles each year.

Upcoming Courses

Competent Crew - Youth €550 including lunch, tuition, certificate.

SailCork is the training partner of Dublin Under Sail and Brian BorĂº .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.

Next date : Dublin Sept 21-25th 2020.

RYA Day Skipper Shore-based Navigation certified course €525 plus books & equipment which are available to purchase at class no 1.

Suits all boaters in: RIB+ Motorboats, Yachts, Sea Anglers, Kayakers, Water skiiers Swimmers, Jet skiiers or those just messing around on boats. Also ideal for T/Y students or those interested in a career at sea.

RYA Yachtmaster Shore-based Navigation certified course €550.00 plus books & equipment which will be available to purchase at first class.Discount for our past Day sk students.

Advanced course for experienced boat owners/skippers and commercial skippers.


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