CARA NA MARA – 5 Day Sailing Course for 6 – 10 year olds. Price from €225*

Commencing 29th June, these courses run weekly until the end of August. Developed through Irish Sailing the Cara Na Mara programme provides an on the water and shoreside training programme that delivers the basics sailing skills, seamanship, environmental awareness and science for 6 to 10 year olds. Prices start from €225*.

Age Groups:

Otters: 6 – 7 year olds.
Seals: 7 – 8 year olds.
Dolphins: 8 – 9 year olds.
Orcas: 9 – 10 year olds.

Cara na Mara is a child focused approach to introducing sailing to children, allowing children to discover, explore and practice the skills and knowledge they will need as sailors while under the leadership and supervision of Irish Sailing qualified instructors and within an Irish Sailing recognised training centre. There is a strong emphasis on allowing the sailors to appreciate and enjoy the water and outdoor environment safely.

The skills and knowledge tie into the National School Curriculum.

* Price quoted is for members of HYC, non-member €245. For more information on how to save by joining HYC (from only €115 for Juniors) visit

  • Healthy Lunch Provided
  • 1 Instructor & 1 Assistant for every 6 kids!
  • You do not need to have your own boat
  • Course Runs from 10am – 3pm



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