The 15  Years Group and the 11-14 Years Group sailing in the Upper Harbour. Squib keelboats, Topper, Pico and RS Feva dinghies are in use by these groups.

Easter Courses - Book Now

Our Easter Sailing Courses are the perfect time to brush off those winter cobwebs and prepare yourself for the long summer sailing season ahead.


Courses run 9am to 5pm each day. Dates are as follows: 

  • Easter Course 1: Monday 30th March to Thursday 2nd April 2015 (No Course on Good Friday)
  • Easter Course 2: Tuesday 7th to Friday 10th April 2014 (No Course on Easter Monday) 

Course Prices 

  • 1 Child for 1 Week - € 161 
  • 1 Child for 2 Weeks / 2 Children for 1 Week - € 152 Per Child Per Week
  • 3 Children for 1 Week - € 145 Per Child Per Week
  • 4 Children for 1 Week or 2 Children for 2 Weeks - € 138 Per Child Per Week
  • 5 Children for 1 Week - € 131 Per Child Per Week


Please note that in order to avail of discount rates:

  1. Children must be booked together in same transaction.
  2. In the absence of this children will be booked at 1 Child for 1 Course rate.



This is a crucial piece of the young sailor’s kit. The logbook is a record of their ascent through the syllabus – the instructor will sign off components as the child progresses along. Logbooks are on sale in our shop.

 A junior group sailing Toppers and Picos on a busy afternoon in September 2012

What to bring . . . 

Make sure to bring the following along each day:

  • Spare Change of Clothes
  • Packed Lunch & Bottled Water
  • Footwear to wear afloat (Old Runners)
  • Towel, Shampoo & Shower Gear
  • Plenty of Warm Layers
  • Wetsuit (can be hired from INSS)
  • Swimming Togs & Waterproof Jacket
  • Hat & Suncream
  • Warm Jumper to wear during lunch


We provide Lifejacket / Buoyancy Aid and Windbreaker Jacket. Wetsuits can be hired for €10 per week (to be reserved at time of booking). Please note that we do not allow short sleeved & legged wetsuits to be worn on our programmes.


Please Leave at Home . . .

We cannot take responsibility for lost items and consequently it is advised to leave valuables (ipods, digital cameras, mobile phones) at home.


Book Now 

  • Bookings can be made over the phone to +353 (0)1 2844195 or by email All credit and debit cards are accepted.
  • We accept bookings by cheque in the post. Please include a parental consent form with the booking.
  • Our office on the West Pier is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5.30pm each day and Saturday 10am-5pm. Bookings can be made in person during these hours.

Irish National Sailing School
Irish National Sailing School, West Pier, Dun Laoghaire, Co.Dublin ,Tel: +353 1 2844195, Fax: +353 1 2300479

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