Adult Sailing

Level 2: Basic Skills

Build on the Level 1 skills, while gaining confidence afloat. The RYA Dinghy Level 2 Course will take your basic skills and teach you the next level of boat control.

Price: €199


In addition to fine honing the skills you will have acquired on the level 1, the level 2 course introduces the following maneouvres and skills:

  • Reefing – making your sail area smaller to cope with weather conditions.
  • Learning how to pick up a mooring.
  • Learning how to come alongside a moored boat / pontoon.
  • Recovering a person fallen overboard.
  • Introduction to Racing!

Successful participants will receive the RYA Level 2 Dinghy Certificate.

The Boat...

The course begins in the Laser Pico. As the course progresses you’ll be introduced to the more powerful Laser, and RS Quest double handed boats.

Course Dates 2022

Courses run on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30am-5pm each day. 

  • Course 1: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May
  • Course 2: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May
  • Course 3: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June
  • Course 4: Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June
  • Course 5: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June
  • Course 6: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July
  • Course 7: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July
  • Course 8: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July
  • Course 9: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August
  • Course 10: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August
  • Course 11: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August

The course fees are €199. Once you've completed the course you can continue your sailing with the Irish National Sailing Club.

Amendments to bookings due to COVID-19

If you make a future booking, please be reassured that if the course is unable to go ahead due to public health restrictions we will reschedule the course to a time of your convenience or refund the fees.

EU Digital COVID Certificate

Since the 7th of December 2021 the EU Digital COVID Certificate is required for attending programmes such as the ones we offer. We will apply, expand and restrict this measure in line with regulations in place at the time of the programme. We will not refund fees where someone is unable to produce an EU Digital COVID Certificate at the time of their programme.

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Once you have chosen a date that suits you can book by calling us on 01 2844195 to book onto your chosen course. Once you have booked in, we'll send you a confirmation email outlining your course, its date and start / finish times. Please ensure to have read our Terms and Conditions prior to enrolling. Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

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