Sailing Courses Cork ISA/RYA Yacht Cruising Courses (Sea Based/Practical)
Adult Sailing Course – Keelboat
Provides the first step towards learning how to sail a yacht. During the four sessions you will get a feel for steering a yacht, how to operate the sails and gain wind awareness, rope work and safety at sea.
No previous experience needed
RYA Start Yachting
The first step towards learning how to sail on a yacht. It's a great opportunity to combine an active holiday with learning to sail.
RYA Competent Crew
Build your confidence and skills needed to crew a sailing yacht under the direction of an experienced skipper. This is a practical sailing course at sea.
RYA Coastal Skipper
This is a more advanced sailing course designed for sailors who are looking to advance on their current sailing skills.
RYA Yachtmaster Preparation
This course is designed for sailors wishing to participate in either a Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore practical exam.
Prerequisite: Yachmaster Theory & logbook
Theory Sailing Courses Cork (Shorebased)
Specialist RYA courses supplement the RYA practical and theory courses. They provide instruction on important related subjects. They are designed to broaden your knowledge and prepare you for all eventualities at sea.
Coastal Navigation Course
This course is a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew.
Mix of classroom & online classes via Zoom
RYA Day Skipper Theory
If you're new to sailing or power boating then this is the perfect course to learn about navigation. Upon completion, you will be ideally suited to participate on our Day Skipper practical sailing course.
RYA Yachtmaster Theory
This is an advanced shorebased navigation course which will equip you with the knowledge required to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.
Choosing the right sailing course can seem daunting, so here are some simple tips. You can also refer to our Guide to sailing courses Cork by clicking here.
If you are a complete beginner we recommend you do the RYA Start Yachting Course which is a practical sailing course in Cork for beginners.
Maybe you just purchased a boat and have little experience sailing or you’re looking to improve on your skills as a skipper. If so, we offer training on your own boat. This training is invaluable when learning the specific handling characteristics of your boat, learning as a team or family, understanding onboard systems and maintenance. Build up your skills and become a safer and more competent sailor or motorboat owner.
Our intermediate and advanced Sailing Courses Cork are fantastic for broadening your skills and building your knowledge. We offer RYA Competent Crew courses which beginners can also take.
The RYA Day Skipper Course Cork is recommended for crew with previous knowledge of navigation and theory and basic sailing skills. Following on from this we offer the RYA Coastal Skipper Course Cork