This course introduces elements of all the skills you will need to become a competent sailor. The course takes place in the sheltered safe waters of East Ferry under expert tuition of SailCork instructors.
|Accreditation||ISA SBSS Start Sailing|
|Boat||SailCork's fleet of dinghies including single handers and safe specially built training boats to fast exhilarating racing dinghies. RS Vision 16, Raider 18, Walker Bay, Topaz, Pico etc.|
|Length of Course||5 days 10:00-16:30|
|Objective||You will be able to sail in light winds with assistance from your instructor|
|Location||SailCork's base at East Ferry near Cobh in Cork Harbour, with sheltered and safe waters suitable for sailing in all weather. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms and easy access to the water for dinghies.|
|Equipment Included||Boat. 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 a packed lunch and healthy snack and drink for mid morning.|
How to sail in all directions. Awareness of launching and recovering.
Jo, we are back home in the States with wonderful memories of our travels in Ireland. Tops among those memories, say the boys, are the 5 days of sailing with SailCork. At dinner with friends, last night each of them described it as their absolute favorite part of the trip. So thanks to you, Eddie, and everyone there, but especially their young instructor whose name I don't know how to spell! Calad, Kalid, Cal Ed? Anyone, the loved it and learned plenty. I'll keep looking out for that email from, what, "klickconnect.com" or whatever it is.
All the best.