This course is for complete beginners or experienced sailors who wish to go yachting. The session is geared towards fun and is a gentle introduction to sailing and the wonderful Cork Harbour. View the stunning vistas from the sea like the town of Cobh with the Cathedral as a backdrop, Spike Island, Roches Point, Haulbowline home to our Navy and more! Anchor in a sheltered cove and enjoy Jo English's special homemade soup followed by delicious homebaked cake! A fantastic day for both tourists and those who want to give yachting a go. A great gift !
|Boat||"Holy Grounder" is a Beneteau First 36.7. She is 36' long and has accommodation for 8 crew. She is spacious, modern and fast yet comfortable and forgiving!|
|Length of Course||Seven hours.|
|Objective||Gain an appreciation of what yacht sailing entails.|
|Equipment Included||The Boat has full safety equipment, all nav. aids and powerful engines. The safety equipment includes lifejackets and harnesses for each crew member. Waterproofs are available on request.|
|What to bring||Warm layers, rain proof jacket and pants, sea boots or runners. No black soled mountain boots or stilettos!|
|Meals||Delicious home cooked lunch served on board - Anchor in a sheltered cove and enjoy Jo English's special homemade soup followed by delicious homebaked cake! Jo's cooking is legendary at SailCork!|
Basic knowledge of sea terms. Introduction to steering. Introduction to sail handling. Introduction to ropework. Demonstration of navigation and pilotage.
|Course Brands||Wild Atlantic Way|
|Tags||Yacht Sailing. Yachtmaster. Cork Harbour. Navigation. Holy Grounder. Gift.|