Junior Sailing Courses - Galway City S

Junior Summer Sailing Courses July 2020 at Galway City Sailing Club

Junior Summer Programme during July 2020 in the heart of Galway City – just 2 minutes from the Harbour Hotel.

Junior Sailors from aged 10 to 18 With Irish Sailing Basic Skills Level. 
Galway City Sailing Club is pleased to announce our Junior Summer Sailing Programme consisting of a series of 4 Courses over the summer for Primary School Students (Juniors age 10-12) and Secondary School Students (Teenagers age 13-18). Due to Covid-19, this summer we are unable to offer beginner courses. Participants must have achieved Irish Sailing Basic Skills Level.

Course Fees

Courses are €100 for Club Members and £130 for Non Members. Junior membership for the year is very reasonable at €65. To become a junior member you can sign up here.

Basic Skills To Improver & Improver To Advanced Levels

We are offering 2 levels:

  • Basic Skills To Improver – 3 Hours per day – Morning Session – 9:30 – 12:30
  • Improver To Advanced – 3 Hours per day – Afternoon Session – 14.00 – 17.00

Places limited – Early Booking Advised

  • Week 1 – June 29
  • Week 2 – July 06
  • Week 3 – July 13
  • Week 4 – July 20

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.