Small Boat Scheme 2022

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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.

 

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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).
  • The sailor can rent a boat space for the course.
  • 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).

  • 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 have completed the Advanced Boat Handling course.
  • Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.

 

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).

  • 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 have completed the Advanced Boat Handling course.
  • Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.

 

Kites & Wires (Level 4)

This course provides an introduction to the thrills and spills of sailing with spinnakers and trapezes.

  • 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 have completed the Advanced Boat Handling course.
  • Sailors at this level should have access to their own boat.
 

Online booking available now !

 

Start Sailing (Level 1)

Dates9:30 to 4pm dailyCost
Course A11th July - 22nd July

Full

€330
+ €60 boat rental (if required)
Course B25th July - 5th August (inc bank holiday Monday)

Full

€330
+ €60 boat rental (if required)

Basic Skills (Level 2)

Dates9:30 to 4pm dailyCost
Course A27th June - 8th July

Full

€330
+ €60 boat rental (if required)
Course B11th July - 22nd July

Full

€330
+ €60 boat rental (if required)
Course C25th July - 5th August (inc bank holiday Monday)

Full

€330
+ €60 boat rental (if required)

Improving Skills (Level 3)

Dates9:30 to 4:30pm dailyCost
Course A27th June - 8th JulyEnroll€330
Own boat required
Course B11th July - 22nd July

Fulll

€330
Own boat required
Course C25th July - 5th August (inc bank holiday Monday)Enroll€330
Own boat required

Level 4

Dates9:30 to 4pm dailyCost
Kites & Wires27th Jun - 8th JulyEnroll€330
+ €60 boat rental (if required)
Start Racing & Adventure11th July - 22nd July

Full

€330
Own boat required
Advanced Boat Handling25th July - 5th August (inc bank holiday Monday)Enroll€330
Own boat required