Summer Sailing Courses at Galway City Sailing Club

Junior Summer Sailing Courses 2022 at Galway City Sailing Club

Junior Summer Programme 2022 in the heart of Galway City – just 2 minutes from the Harbour Hotel.

Junior Sailors from aged 8 to 18
Galway City Sailing Club is pleased to announce our Junior Summer Sailing Programme consisting of a series of 6 Courses over the summer for Primary School Students (Juniors age 8-12) and Secondary School Students (Teenagers age 13-18).

Course Fees

Courses are €100 for Club Members with own boat, £130 for Members using a club boat and £160 for non members. Junior membership for the year is very reasonable at €65. To become a junior member you can sign up here.

Beginner To Improver & Improver To Advanced Levels

We are offering 2 levels:

Places limited – Early Booking Advised

  • Week 1 – June 20
  • Week 2 – June 27
  • Week 3 – July 04
  • Week 4 – July 14
  • Week 5 – July 18
  • Week 6 – July 25

Irish Sailing (IS) Accredited Course
Our Irish Sailing (IS) Accredited Courses cater all the way to Start Racing depending on experience.

Course Details

Location: Galway City Sailing Club (2 Minutes from Harbour Hotel)

Places: Places on courses are limited and are allocated on a first come – first served basis.

Equipment Used: Topper Topaz, Laser Pico and Topper Argo Dinghies for Youth Sailing & Optibats for Junior Sailing.

What to Bring: Sunscreen, Wetsuit, Wet Shoes, Warm clothing (fleece, hat), Youths (13-18 years) – bring buoyancy aid if you can. Buoyancy aids provided for Juniors (8-12 years).

Parent In Attendance Assistance Rota:
We ask that Parents / Guardians assist, where possible, with supervision during the course.
We request parents to give one day if possible as Parent in Attendance.
We require a morning and afternoon parent/guardian in attendance on the beach with a car nearby in case a participant needs to be taken to a nearby emergency hospital unit. The rota is not mandatory but parental/guardian assistance is required to run the courses safely and efficiently and is much appreciated.