SailCork has been involved in watersports training and holidays for 40 years in Cobh and on the south coast of Ireland and is run by Eddie English.
The English family has been involved in seafaring in Cobh for 5 generations. Eddie has been teaching sailing since 1969 and is one of the most experienced instructors in the sport. He is a Dinghy and Powerboat Senior Instructor and Trainer and has been training instructors for over 30 years. He is also a qualified scoolteacher and has lectured at college.
Eddie is also a yachtmaster instructor /examiner. He began his offshore experience in his early teens and has and races dinghies and cruisers. Besides sailing cats he sails on cruisers in competes in many major regattas around the world and cruises thousands of miles each year.
Course provides an introduction and an insight into basic navigation . Recommended to complete beginners as a short introduction to the sport or those who wish to have a basic foundation before embarking on a full navigation course.
Special Passage Planning and Pilotage evening giving every detail of the Cork Coast from Youghal to Mizen Head. Great colour pictures, detailed aerial photographs and charts make for a very interesting presentation.
Every Cork sailor has been to Crosshaven, Cobh, Monkstown and East Ferry - and in recent years the trip to Cork City has become obligatory!