Kites and Wires

  • Course ID: D260
  • Discipline: Dinghy Sailing
  • Level: Kites and Wires

Introducing the thrills and spills of spinnakers & trapezes. 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 and further afield in Cork Harbour


Accreditation ISA SBSS Kites & Wires 1
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 5 days 10:00-16:30
Objective Be able to sail confidently with Spinnakers and Trapezes.
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. Plenty of warm clothes, hat + change of clothes in a named bag.
Meals Bring a packed lunch and healthy snack and drink for mid morning.

Rigging, sailing and capsizing with trapezes and spinnakers.

Pre Course Sailing skills & knowledge to the level of Improving Skills
Course Brands ISA
Tags Dinghy Sailing|Racing|Junior|Youth
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