SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Sailing & Powerboating Cork

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 school teacher 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 

Upcoming Courses

Competent Crew €725 if you book full course or book individual weekends : Sat + Sun €350 or Sat-Mon €425. Incl berth, gear, meals + tuition.

This course is for beginners and those with a little sailing experience. €699- 5 days or €350-2 ngt wk’end; €466-3 ngt wk’end. Fee incls tuition, shared cabin, delicious meals and gear.

VHF SRC 1 & 2 (DSC) €295 incls exam and licence

This course is intended for those who wish to be familiar with the working of the VHF radio and to obtain a Short Range VHF Radio Cert (SRC).

Safety Boat Certificate

The aim of this course is to introduce candidates to the techniques and skills used in powerboats which are:
 escorting racing fleets of dinghies, windsurfers and canoes,
 providing safety and rescue cover for training fleets, and
 assisting in race management duties.


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