Welcome to our new Website!
If you come across glitches when placing bookings please call the office Tel. 021-4770738. Our admin team are here to help

Basic Skills ( Level 2) - 11yrs +

From €295 / person
5 days
Book Now
From €295 / person
5 Days

2022 Summer Camp Bookings open in January, date will be announced soon!

At a glance

Applying the "5 Essential Rules" of sailing you will take command of your own boat, developing skills such as righting a capsized dinghy, picking up "man overboard" and coming alongside a pontoon, skills that will help you to control our boat better, sail faster and have more fun!

Running weekly from 6th June 2022

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 are their own

Bag to take home wet gear

Fleece / Hoodies 

Lunch & Water  

Sunscreen 

Hand Sanitiser

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.

We are following Irish Sailing / Sport Ireland Guidelines and continue to implement measures to mitigate potential risks.

In order to mitigate potential risks the following measures are in place:

Pre arrival Covid-19 Health Declaration and Symptom Checker - completed and return for all school tour participants 

Hand washing on arrival 

Practicing social distancing on site - social distancing while on the land and avoiding close contact while on the water. 

Staggered Use of Changing Rooms with number restrictions to facilitate social distancing 

Sanitising all equipment after use

Regular documented sanitising of toilet facilities (plus disinfectant provided)

Avoiding close contact while on activities wherever practicable

Undertaking by participants to co-operate with their instructors.

Maintaining a register of all groups’ participants to facilitate contact tracing if necessary.

My child has no experience of watersports is this an issue?

It's a first time for lots of children attending camp and instructors will ensure all have a safe and enjoyable experience doing the camp

Is lunch provided?

Lunch is not provided. Particiapnets 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.

Popular Activities
From €295
Start Sailing (Level 1) - 11yrs +

A fun introductory course where you will quickly learn how to sail a dinghy. Following the Irish Sailing programme you will learn all the basics and build your confidence in the dinghy!

From €295
Improving Skills - 13yrs +

Take the next step with your sailing and make the move onto the more advance sailing levels.

From €530
Improving Skills 2 Weeks - 13yrs +

Advance onto the next sailing level and take the time to learn your new sailing skills. This course is over 2 weeks, with 10 day on the water.

From €295
Advanced Boat Handling - 14yrs +

Recommend by Irish Sailing as the next step after Improving Skills. Ideal course for the sailor who has had time on the water since completing their Improving skills

From €530
Advanced Boat Handling 2 Weeks - 14 - 17yrs

For those who have completed improving skills and want to develop their sailing. Ideal for anyone who hasn't sailed since they completed improving skills.

From €295
Kites & Wires - 14yrs +

Take the next step from Advanced Boat Handling and learn to use a trapeze and fly a spinnaker!

From €295
Windsurfing Get Up & Go! - 11 - 17yrs

Begin your windsurfing journey through Irish Sailing's beginner windsurfing course Get Up & Go! Learn all the necessary skills to build up your confidence on the water

From €295
Windsurfing Go 4 It! - 11 - 17yrs

Feel the thrill of planing aross the water ! In stronger winds you will learn to use the harness and footstraps and will quickly master the techniques that enable you to tack and gybe. In lighter winds develop freestyle techniques and fine tune you rig.

We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. Read More