SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Powerboating

Want to learn to drive a powerboat? - we have a course for you! "A powerboat is any open craft driven by power" This includes anything from a small outboard tender through open displacement craft to high powered, high speed planing craft. Every day the number of people driving powerboats increases. Uses range from professional through various leisure uses to using powerboats for teaching purposes. Powerboating as an activity has become much more popular and at SailCork we pioneered structured courses to teach complete beginners, powerboat owners, instructors, club safety boat drivers, rescue services and commercial users- whatever you do in powerboating we have a course for you!!


Skippered Powerboat Charter

A powerful high speed powerboat, skippered by an experienced powerboat instructor is at your disposal.  Our instructors have in depth knowledge of Cork Harbour, its navigation, interesting spots and history and use this to give you a day out you won’t forget.

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Advanced Powerboat

Building on existing skills of the National Powerboat Certificate and Powerboat Coxswain this course is aimed at the powerboat enthusiast who intends to operate in a more challenging environment both in daylight and in darkness.

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Powerboat Coxswain

Building on existing skills of the National Powerboat Certificate this course is aimed at the powerboat enthusiast who intends to operate in a more challenging environment in daylight hours.

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Safety Boat Certificate

By the end of this course, the successful candidate will have a wide range of boat handling techniques and experience in the provision of safety cover for sailing, kayaking and other events on or near the water.

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National Powerboat Certificate

By the end of this two day course the successful participant will be capable of helming without supervision in good conditions and familiar waters.

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Introduction to Powerboating

This course is aimed at building skills from scratch and is the first step to becoming an experienced and competent Search and Rescue Crew member.  In addition to basic boat handling skills, the course covers role and responsibility of a SAR crew.

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Taste of Powerboating

“A powerboat is any open craft driven by power”

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Junior/Youth Powerboat Course

SailCork have been teaching juniors afloat since the mid 1970’s and pioneered the Powerboat Scheme in Ireland. It was no surprise to the maritime community when Eddie English and his crew were the first powerboat school in Ireland to develop a special scheme especially for juniors.  The Junior Powerboat Course provides a practical introduction to boat handling skills in open power driven craft. We offer two different levels for juniors - beginner and improver. These courses are specially designed for juniors by our team of experienced powerboat instructors. Pupils learn how to be a useful crew in a powerboat and move on to develop skills necessary to drive a powerboat - learning that safety is no.1 !

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ICC Power

The International Certificate of Competence for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC) for users of pleasure craft, was established under resolution by the EU.

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