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

Dinghy Instructor

The Dinghy Instructor Course is an intensive course training you how to teach ISA Small Boat Sailing Scheme sailing.  The course is lead by Ireland’s most experienced Instructor Trainer, Eddie English who has trained 100’s of successful sailing instructors.  You learn how to organise a fleet and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more. Courses at SailCork are progressive - we move forward with each course - striving to improve standards and the overall experience. Our course is not just an instructor course - it is a course in life skills! It is at the pinnacle of all our courses and we are very proud of what we do and believe that it is the best instructor course available.

Sunshine Yachting Holiday - Croatia €1195 excluding flights. Fee covers tution, Skipper and Host/Cook onboard and shared cabin.

Enjoy a week in the sun in September. Cruise one way- that way you take in more new destinations. Week 1: Sept 22-29 2018 The cruise Dubrovnik to Trogir. Week 2:  Sept 29-Oct 6 2018 This Trogir to Dubrovnik.

Open Day - Try Sailing, Powerboating, Kayaking or Yachting €15 per person/activity

We are inviting you to join us on July 1st for a day on the water! All ages and levels are welcome! Come try sailing, powerboating, kayaking, and yachting at East Ferry Marina for a fun filled day! The perfect way to spend the long weekend!

Give it a go with Sailcork!


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