SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

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Event Management

Eddie English and his team at SailCork have over 40 year’s experience in water based event management.  This includes sailing national and international championships, major sailing and rowing regattas, powerboat events and maritime festivals as well as the water safety aspect of shorebased events such as concerts, festivals etc.

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National Powerboat Certificate - Commercial

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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Advanced Powerboat - SAR

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

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Advanced Powerboat - Commercial

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

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Powerboat Coxswain - SAR

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

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Safety Boat Certificate - SAR

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 events on or near the water.  The course covers specific Search and Rescue techniques including search patterns and safe recovery of a range of small craft.

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Powerboat Coxswain - Commercial

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

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Safety Boat - Commercial

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 commercial and industrial activities on or near the water as well as for public water based events.

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National Powerboat Certificate - SAR

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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Intro to Powerboating - SAR

Nowadays crew often join a Search and Rescue Service with very little marine background.  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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Safety Boat Instructor

Provides the competent and experienced powerboat handler and Powerboat Instructor with the training to teach powerboating up to the standard of ISA Safety Boat Certificate under the supervision of the Principal of an ISA recognised teaching establishment and a Powerboat Senior Instructor.  An intensive course building on your existing instructor skills training you how to teach ISA Safety Boat Course, with an external examiner moderating. You learn how to organise boats and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more.

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Powerboat Instructor

Provides the competent and experienced powerboat handler with the training to teach powerboating up to the standard of ISA Powerboat National Powerboat Certificate under the supervision of the Principal of an ISA recognised teaching establishment and a Powerboat Senior Instructor.  An intensive course training you how to teach ISA National Powerboat Scheme, with an external examiner moderating. You learn how to organise boats and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more.

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Adventure Sailing Instructor

Instructor course training you to deliver Adventure 1, Adventure 2 and Advanced Boat Handling. Cert valid for 3 years from date of issue.

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Club Racing Instructor

Instructor course training you to deliver Go Racing 1 and Advanced Boat Handling. Cert valid for 3 years from date of issue.

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Kites & Wires Instructor

Instructor course training you to deliver Kites & Wires 1, Kites & Wires 2 and Advanced Boat Handling. Cert valid for 3 years from date of issue.

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Dinghy Instructor

The Dinghy Instructor Course is an intensive course training you how to teach ISA Small Boat Sailing Scheme sailing.  The course is lead by Ireland’s most experienced Instructor Trainer, Eddie English who has trained 100’s of successful sailing instructors.  You learn how to organise a fleet and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more. Courses at SailCork are progressive - we move forward with each course - striving to improve standards and the overall experience. Our course is not just an instructor course - it is a course in life skills! It is at the pinnacle of all our courses and we are very proud of what we do and believe that it is the best instructor course available.

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Sailing for SAR Crews

Many experienced SAR crew without a sailing background, find working with a yacht or sailing dinghy a challenge.  This course demystifies sailing and covers basic sailing skills, key risks for SAR crew and casualty, basic engine troubleshooting, and boat handling under sail, under power and under tow.

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Powerboat Pre-Instructor

The whole process of becoming an instructor begins with the pre-entry course and at SailCork we run special courses to ensure you are up to the standard required and full prepared so you can get the best from your instructor course. The course prepares you afloat and ashore for the pre-entry assessment and also for the instructor course. The assessment ensures that you have the pre-requisite skills and knowledge necessary to teach up to National Powerboat Certificate

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Dinghy Assistant Instructor

The Assistant Sailing Instructor assists ISA Instructors in the delivery of courses within ISA Small Boat Sailing Scheme.

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Dinghy Pre-Instructor

The whole process of becoming an instructor begins with the pre-entry course and at SailCork we run special courses to ensure you are up to the standard required and full prepared so you can get the best from your instructor course. The course prepares you afloat and ashore for the pre-entry assessment and also for the instructor course. The assessment ensures that you have the pre-requisite skills and knowledge necessary to teach up to Improving Skills of the National Dinghy Scheme ashore + afloat.

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Powerboat Advanced Instructor

Provides the competent and experienced powerboat handler and Powerboat Instructor with the training to teach powerboating to the standard of ISA Advanced Powerboat Certificate under the supervision of the Principal of an ISA recognised teaching establishment and a Powerboat Senior Instructor.  An intensive course building on your existing instructor skills training you how to teach ISA Advanced Powerboat Course, with an external examiner moderating. You learn how to organise boats and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more.

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ISA Senior Instructor (Sailing/Powerboat)

The ISA Senior Instructor is an experienced Instructor who leads a team of ISA Instructors in the safe and effective delivery of ISA accredited training courses within an ISA Training Centre. In doing so they will act as leader, manager, technical expert. Our training brings the best out in the candidates and helps build their confidence to become an effective leader and manager.

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Dinghy Advanced Instructor

Combination of any 2 of Kites & Wires Instructor, Club Racing Instructor or Adventure Sailing Instructor.

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