Cork to the Mizen

  • Course ID: N311
  • Discipline: Navigation
  • Level: Basic Navigation

Special Passage Planning and Pilotage evening giving every detail of the Cork Coast from Youghal to Mizen Head (Circa 80 miles). We will help you to plan your voyage "West" this year. Get all the tips and hints from Yachtmaster Instructor Eddie English who knows this coastline like the back of his hand. Learn about the ports of Youghal, Ballycotton, Oysterhaven, Kinsale, Courtmacsherry, Glandore, UnionHall, Castletownsend, Barlogue, Baltimore, Sherkin, Cape, Schull and Crookhaven. Learn too about excellent safe, scenic anchorages and magical islands - Eddie will give you all his secrets!
Enjoy safe navigating and get the best from Cork's south coast.
Call SailCork now on 021 4811237.

Here is an extract from a blog about a similar course a couple of years ago:

Length of Course Cork to Mizen : April 17th 2019 @ RCYC. Beyond the Mizen: April 24th 2019 @ RCYC.
Objective Be prepared for cruising along the South Cork coast. To get full passage information on this coastline and to look at pilotage in the multitude of excellent harbours and anchorages.
Location The comfortable surroundings of the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven. Also available in your local club for groups.(Contact SailCork for details.)
What to bring A4 Notebook, pens, 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener. You will also need a Plotter or Parallel Rulers, Nautical Dividers and an Almanac. Also bring your own charts of Cork and Kerry.

Syllabus includes crew and boat preparation, destination research including pilotage, chartwork and shoreside. Navigational planning- including chartwork, tide work, best routes and alternative destinations. Met. information before and during trip, safety aspects, customs and legal requirements.

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