Small Boat Scheme 2020

Course Course A Course B Course C Course D Cost Per Course
Advanced Boat Handling (Level 4)

6th July –

17th July

Full

3rd August –

14th August

€330.00

Online booking available now !

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Start Sailing (Level 1)

This course is for sailors learning to sail for the first time, juniors, teens or adults, or for those sailors who have completed the Cara Na Mara Dolphin course.

The course is designed to get the sailor sailing in light winds with the assistance of an instructor.

The sailor can rent a boat space for the course. They will need their own full length wetsuit for all day courses, a PFD (life jacket/bouyancy aid) and old runners or booties.

For younger sailors, please send the sailor down with sunscreen already applied. For older sailors, please supply sunscreen. Your sailor will also need food and water for the session.

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Basic Skills (Level 2)

This course is for sailors who have completed the Start Sailing course, or can demonstrate the skills and knowledge included in the Start Sailing course.

The course is designed to get the sailor sailing in light winds without the assistance of an instructor.

Participants will be required to have their own full length wetsuit and PFD (life jacket). Participants should be capable of swimming at least 25m so they can go after their boat when they capsize.

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Improving Skills (Level 3)

This course is for sailors who have completed the Basic Skills course.

The course is designed to get the sailor sailing in moderate conditions, and to improve the sailors skills.

Sailors doing this course will be expected to have been sailing since completing their Basic Skills course.

Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.

Participants will be required to have their own full length wetsuit and PFD (life jacket). Participants should be capable of swimming at least 25m so they can go after their boat when they capsize.

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Advanced Boat Handling (Level 4)

This course is for sailors who have completed the Improving Skills course and been sailing regularly.

If you have not been regularly practising these skills in WSC you will need to produce a log book of where you have been sailing. (We will accept regatta web published results as an alternate to a log book).

Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.

Participants will be required to have their own full length wetsuit, or equivalent and PFD. They will be a competent swimmer able to right a capsized boat and continue sailing.

Start Racing (Level 4)

This course is for sailors who have completed the Improving Skills course and been sailing regularly. If you have not been regularly practising these skills in WSC you will need to produce a log book of where you have been sailing. (We will accept regatta web published results as an alternate to a log book). Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat. Participants will be required to have their own full length wetsuit, or equivalent and PFD. They will be a competent swimmer able to right a capsized boat and continue sailing.

Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.

Adventrure Skills (Level 4)

To introduce you to the skills and knowledge you will need in order to undertake
longer trips and to sail in stronger winds. Participants will be required to have their own full length wetsuit, or equivalent and PFD. They will be a competent swimmer able to right a capsized boat and continue sailing.
Sailors must be at least 15 years old and have completed the Advanced Boat Handling course.
Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.