Sailing Courses

The Dingle Sailing Club organises public sailing and powerboating courses.  The courses cater for a range of ages and abilities with courses for ages 6 to 9, ages 8 to 18 and adults.

Lunch break where applicable, is supervised, is usually from 1 to 2.

Dingle Sailing club will be staying open untill the end of November.  Please contact us to book a course. We'll accommodate you in any way we can.

Adult training courses are also available and are run subject to demand. Courses for adults will be tailored to suit their needs. They can be held over a number of evenings or weekends, or a combination of both. Please contact  us at secretary@dinglesailingclub.com and we will do our best to come up with something that suits you.  

All our courses follow the Irish Sailing Association's (ISA) Small Boat Sailing Scheme. Each course builds on knowledge and skills acquired in earlier courses. A brief description of the courses is given here. Look up additional details on www.sailing.ie.

As an ISA Training Centre, all instructors are accredited within the ISA Instructor scheme and all courses meet ISA standards and certs issued are internationally recognised as ISA qualifications.

The programme of courses and activities that we are offering in July and August 2016 are:

Splash Club  This course is for children ages 6-9 years.  The course provides an introdcution to water activities in a fun environment.  The children will get a taste of sailing, kayaking, swimming, snorkelling, paddle boating, weather forecasting, water safety and rope work.  This course runs from 9:00 - 13:00, Monday to Friday and the price is €135.

Summer Sailing Courses These courses are for young people ages 8-18.  There are three levels

       Start Sailing This course combines an introduction to sailing with basic boat handling skills. At the end of the course   you will be sailing with assistance from your instructor.

      Basic Skills This course gives you the skills and confidence to sail without assistance from your instructor.

      Improving Skills With the knowledge and skills acquired on this course you will develop a competent approach to sailing in all weather conditions.

The Summer Sailing Courses run from 09:30 - 16:30, Monday to Friday and the price is €250 (Members receive a reduction of €50).

A Taste of Sailing A day on the water experiencing this popular water sport.  Prices: 1 to 3 people €190, 4 to 6 people €240

Power Boat Training Courses and certification in driving a powerboat. The courses are offered at Level 1 and Level 2

Adult Sailing Training Adult training courses are run subject to demand. Courses for adults will be tailored to suit their needs. Whether you're new to sailing, or getting back  on to the water. We will help you reach the level that you need. Courses can be tailored for 1 to 8 people. They can be held over a number of evenings or weekends, or a combination of both. Please contact  us at secretary@dinglesailingclub.com and we will do our best to come up with something that suits you.  Prices start from €150.


 


HOW TO BOOK:

1 Confirm your dates with the Club SI by email or telephone, see below.

2 If instructed, use the donate button on the home page to pay for your course.

Book by sending an email to secretary@dinglesailingclub.com with details of the Sailors and Weeks.
Book by telephone 087 718 7557

 


Course Fees

As the course fee includes the wetsuit, bootees, buoyancy aid and the use of the club boat you just need to turn up each day on time.

Remember you will need to bring the items listed below and don’t forget to bring a bag to store your clothes in. It is advisable not to bring any items of value as the club cannot be responsible for loss or damage.

Please bring:
Towel, swimwear, sunscreen, a hat or woolly cap.
A packed lunch including bottled water for use when sailing.
Warm clothing to wear at the end of the day ie. hoodie or fleece.

For further information re. courses please contact  secretary@dinglesailingclub.com

People who have completed sailing with us are encouraged to join the Club - what better way to develop your new skills than getting out on the water every week! No boat & no experience required, join today.

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