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

Taste of Yachting - Day Sail €115

This 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.

Man Overboard Recovery & Boating Safety for Women

Women and men approach a physical activity such as sailing in totally different ways.  This course is for women.  It is about empowering you to create a safe sailing enviroment for you, the men in your life and your children.  SailCork’s instructors and water safety experts will teach you how to recover a person from the water into a yacht using technique rather than strength.

Perriwinkle Adventure Camp (4-8yrs) €225 per week or €50 per day

Join us for a confidence-building summer camp that takes place throughout the months of June, July and August. You will have the best time of your life! The main goal of this camp is to ensure everyone is having fun! A massive confidence builder, you will learn some basic sailing and safe powerboating skills, kayaking/rowing, pier jumping, wood trails and learn about local bird life and shipping vessels. Go home happy and exhausted !!


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