2024 Learn to Sail 2 Keelboat



Course Title: Learn To Sail 2 Keelboat

Certification: IS Level 2 Basic Skills Certification

Boat: 26 foot J80 Sportsboat

Course Duration: Saturday and Sunday

Course Times : 09.30-16:30 each day

Cost: €315

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The Basic Skills course will help you hone your skills on the water and will teach you essential skills any skipper must have.  We offer this course in our fleet of J80 Sportsboats, which are stable, dry, comfortable and are sailed as part of a team. The course leads to IS Start Sailing Certification.

Basic Skills Syllabus

We follow the syllabus as laid down by Irish Sailing. The following are all integral parts to the course as we get your sailing career underway!

  • Reefing – making your sail area smaller to cope with weather conditions.
  • Learning how to pick up a mooring in a variety of wind and tidal conditions.
  • Learning how to come alongside a moored boat / pontoon.
  • Recovering a person fallen overboard.
  • Anchoring

Next Steps

Once you’ve completed the course you can continue your sailing with Howth Yacht Club. Further training will be available to make you a more competent racer or cruiser.  For more information please email sailing@hyc.ie

Additional information

Course Start Date:

May 18th/19th, July 13th/14th

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