SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Family Kayaking

  • Course ID: A122
  • Discipline: Kayaking
  • Level:

Come afloat and enjoy kayaking with SailCork! Enjoy paddling in the safe, sheltered waters of East Ferry in Cork Harbour. The professional team at SailCork will look after you and your family's every need and ensure you have a fun session afloat whilst progressing your kayaking skills.

Accreditation -
Boat SailCork fleet of kayaks
Length of Course Half day - Saturday or Sunday mornings (10:00-13:00) or afternoons (14:00-17:00)
Objective Have fun afloat, exploring the nooks and crannies of the Eastern part of Cork Harbour.
Location SailCork's base at beautiful East Ferry near Cobh, in Cork Harbour with sheltered safe waters ideal for kayaking. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms (no getting into wetsuits at the side of the road) and easy access to the water for kayaks.
Equipment Included Kayaks. Buoyancy aid. Wetsuit available for hire if required.
What to bring 1. Plenty of warm clothes, hat + change of clothes in a named bag.
Meals Bring an energy snack and bottle of water.
Syllabus

Briefing on weather, tides, location, the route, safety afloat. Explore the eastern part of Cork Harbour and the Owenacurra River. Destinations include Marlogue Wood, Belgrove Wood, East Ferry (Midleton), Ballinacurra (near Midleton), Aghada, Saleen, Rostellan, Rathcoursey, Ballintubrid (near Carrigtwohill), Brick Island, Brown Island, Great Island.

Pre Course Basic ability to swim or confident in the water
Tags Adventure|Kayak|Adult|Cork Harbour
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