Improving Skills

  • Course ID: D230
  • Discipline: Dinghy Sailing
  • Level: Level 3

This course is about consolidating and practicing your skills. The course takes place under the careful and expert tuition of Eddie English and the SailCork instructors in the safe and sheltered water of East Ferry.


Accreditation ISA SBSS Improving Skills
Boat SailCork's fleet of dinghies including single handers and safe specially built training boats to fast exhilarating racing dinghies. RS Vision 16, Raider 18, Walker Bay, Topaz, Topaz Duo etc.
Length of Course 2 weeks - each 5 days 10:00-16:30. First morning is a 09:30 start to go through COVID procedures.
Objective By the end of this course you will have a safe, competent, practical approach to dinghy sailing and should be capable of sailing in moderate conditions.
Location SailCork's base at East Ferry near Cobh in Cork Harbour, with sheltered and safe waters suitable for sailing in all weather. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms and easy access to the water for dinghies.
Equipment Included Boat. Buoyancy aid. Wetsuit available for hire if required.
What to bring 1. Wear wetsuit and booties from home. 2. Cag/Rain jacket + rain pants 3. Change of clothes, runners and a towel in a bag, named. 4. Lunch in a plastic box and drink, named. No phones or money allowed in the changing rooms. Please hand in to the Senior Instructor.
Meals Bring a packed lunch in a plastic box and a drink named. As we picnic some days, a plastic box is essential. Rubbish to be packed for disposal at home. We have a Leave no Trace policy as we respect the environment.

Developing the skills and knowledge required to sail in most conditions and preparation for the specialist courses ahead.

Pre Course Sailing skills and knowledge to the level of Basic Skills.
Course Brands ISA
Tags Dinghy Sailing|Fun|Junior|Youth
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