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Beginners Supported Sailing

Beginners Supported Sailing

The supported sailing for younger, less experienced members  will be available to groups of 8  commencing week of the 13th July

This course is a over 5 half days and is available to book on EPP

The cost of this course is €140 per head, we will supply the boat.

The morning Session will run from 0930 -1245

The evening session will run from  1400  –  1715

Sailors should arrive ready to sail as our changing facilities are currently shut.

Availability is dependent upon reaching the required numbers,

Skills covered over this week will include:

  • Rigging appropriate boats
  • Appropriate knot work
  • Describe points of sail
  • Launching and recovering a boat effectively in all wind directions
  • Get out of irons
  • Capsize recovery
  • Reach across the wind effectively
  • Sail downwind & upwind
  • Tack & gybe the boat effectively
  • Heave-to
  • Applying 5 essentials
  • Picking up a mooring
  • Coming alongside a boat in all wind directions
  • Paddle in a straight line
  • Balance the boat
  • Sail around a basic course as laid by instructors

Pleas contact for further information