Current Sailing Courses

Typical Course Information

ISA Courses offeredCara na Mara, Start Sailing, Basic Skills & Improving Skills.

Note: It may not be possible to cover all the syllabus for Basic Skills or Improving Skills in one week, however we will be able to sign off aspects of the syllabus achieved in the participants log book.

Location: In the city centre at Galway City Sailing Club (@Galway Ocean Sports Club)

Age groups: 8-12 & 13-18

Fee Members: €TBC

Fees Non-Members: €TBC

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

Time: TBC

Equipment Used: Topper Topaz Dinghies for Youth Sailing & Optibats for Junior Sailing

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

Register Your Interest

To keep up to date with Sailing Courses and other events at Galway City Sailing Club you can join our Galway City Sailing Club Training Updates WhatsApp Group where courses, events & news are announced.

With a specific Junior or Adult course query you can contact training [at]

Please keep in mind we are an entirely run organisation with no employed staff etc to deal with correspondence so it is best to join the WhatsApp group for training announcements.

Instruction: Instruction will be provided by an ISA Senior Instructor and the course will be run in accordance with Irish Sailing Association Guidelines.

ISA/RYA Instructors, ISA/RYA senior instructors or ISA/RYA coaches do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury suffered by persons and/or their property arising out of or during the course of their activities whilst training and/or coaching and/or instructing unless such injury loss or damage was caused by, or resulted from negligence or deliberate act.