Team Racing at Galway City Sailing Club - Sailing between Renmore Point & Hare Island, Galway, Ireland

Join the Spring School Team Racing Programme at Galway City Sailing Club!

Our Spring School Team Racing Programme offers an exciting opportunity for students to enhance their sailing skills in a team environment. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or have some racing experience, join us for an enriching experience on the water.

Participants will engage in team racing exercises aimed at improving boat handling, deepening understanding of racing rules and fostering camaraderie among teammates. Our programme sets the stage for the Schools Team Racing Competition and Connacht Team Racing League, providing valuable preparation for these competitive sailing events.

Eligibility: Open to students currently enrolled in secondary level institutions with sailing and racing experience. Both members and non-members are welcome.

Dates: Commencing Saturday, March 16, 2024, for six sessions over six weekends. Please note, weekends may not be consecutive due to weather and club event scheduling.

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Galway City Sailing Club – Sailing Off Renmore Point & Hare Island

Cost: €110 for club members, €130 for non-members

No Team Racing Experience Required

Don’t worry if you’re new to team racing, as no prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Our Schools Team Racing Programme is designed to accommodate individuals with varying levels of expertise, from those with some racing experience to those eager to dip their toes into the exciting world of competitive sailing.

How to Join

Register for our Spring Schools Team Racing Programme to secure your spot now! Don’t miss the chance to refine your sailing abilities, forge new friendships, and enjoy thrilling experiences on the water with Galway City Sailing Club. Spaces are limited, with only 14 spots available for this schools programme.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturdays starting March 16th!

Galway City Sailing Club

Further Information:

Press Information: Download Spring School Team Racing Programme Press Release Here

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Why Team Racing?

Team racing is not just about winning; it’s about enhancing your boat handling skills and gaining a deeper understanding of the Racing Rules of Sailing while having an absolute blast on the water. When you join us for this clinic, you can expect to:

  1. Boost Your Boat Handling Skills: Team racing demands precision and teamwork, pushing you to master boat handling techniques like never before.
  2. Learn the Racing Rules: Understanding the rules of the game is crucial in sailing, and team racing offers an excellent platform to deepen your knowledge.
  3. Forge Friendships: Team racing is all about collaboration and camaraderie. You’ll have the chance to build lasting relationships with fellow sailors.
  4. Prepare for Competition: If you aspire to compete in the Schools Team Racing Competition or Connacht Team Racing League, this programme will provide a solid foundation to sharpen your skills and strategy.