SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Taste of Sailing

  • Course ID: D110
  • Discipline: Dinghy Sailing
  • Level: Level 1

Never been sailing before? This is your chance to try under the expert tuition of Eddie English and the instructors at SailCork. Your first introduction to the thrill of sailing will be in the safe environment of our East Ferry base. The emphasis on this course is to get you out on the water and sailing as quickly as possible.

Accreditation ISA Taste of 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, Topaz Duo etc.
Length of Course Half Day to 2 days
Objective You will gain confidence on the water and will be able to steer and turn the boat while under supervision.
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 Boats. 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 snack and drink. Pack food in a hard plastic box as often picnic lunch is in a scenic location.
Syllabus

Introduction to sail trim and boat handling under sail.

Pre Course No experience necessary.
Tags Dinghy Sailing|Fun
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