Advanced Boat Handling 2 Weeks - 14 - 17yrs

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Advanced Boat Handling 2 Weeks - 14 - 17yrs

From €530 / person
2 weeks
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From €530 / person
2 Weeks

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10 days, Monday to Friday, from 09:30am to 3:30pm

At a glance

  • The follow on course form Improving Skills
  • Certified by Irish Saling
  • Led by experience professional Irish Sailing Certified Instructors
  • 10 Day Course
  • Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Running every second week from June 10th 2024.

If you've completed your Improving Skills and want to develop your sailing, this course will help you to optimise the performance of your dinghy in all wind conditions. Advanced Boat Handling is the foundation course for advanced techniques and provides the necessary skills for anyone wishing to progress onto Kites & wires and Adventure Sailing Courses.

 We would highly recommend going for the 10 day course if you haven't had much sailing practice since completing your Improving Skills. 


Is lunch provided?

Lunch is not provided. Participants need to bring a packed lunch and waterbottle. We do have water refill stations around the centre.

Does my child need to be a swimmer?

Swimming is not a necessity however we do recommend a confidence around the water. Non-swimmers will be give a life-jacket by their instructor, those who can swim will be given a buoyancy aid.

Do the Instructors have qualifications?

All our instructors are Irish Sailing qualified and have also completed Garda Vetting, Safeguarding and a First Aid Course. All of our instructors have completed a 2-3 year training programme (Panel) in the centre so all known personally to us - your children are in good hands.

Can my child be in a group with their friends?

If they are the same age group you can request for your child to be with the same instructor as their friend at the booking process. You can also request this on the Monday morning of camp.

Do you have Lost Property?

Lost property will be held on site for 1 week following the Summer Camp date. If participants have misplaced clothing in the centre, please contact us promptly. If we are able to find the item we will label it and keep it here for collection within 7 days.

All Summer Camp participants will be issued with a wetsuit on Monday morning for the week so will be taking it home with them each day. The wetsuit will be returned and signed in after the final session on Friday afternoon - remember to bring bag to take wetsuit home in. 

Use of Mobile Phones is not allowed during Summer Camps and we do not have a facility for safe keeping, so we recommend that phones are left at home. If you need to contact your child please call the office and we shall deliver the message. 

Checklick is an online assessment tool that Irish Sailing use so we can monitor the participants as they progress through the levels. Your child should already account and an email would have been sent to you with your log in details. The standard password set is the participants birthday yearmonthdate. Their account will be updated on a Wednesday and Friday so you can track their progress. If you have any issues logging in please let us know.

Swimming Togs & Towel 

Old shoes to wear on the water - runners will be fine!

Wetsuit - if you have one! We do encourage participants to come wearing wetsuits if they have their own

Bag to take home wet gear

Fleece / Hoodies 

Lunch & Water  


Hand Sanitiser

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