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Courses for Experienced Boaters

By INSS, Thursday, 9th March 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Adult Sailing, Powerboating.

At the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School we’ve some of the countries most experienced instructors.

Apart from the wealth of experience on our team, we’ve also got some of Ireland’s most qualified trainers at all levels of boating. This matters to us, as it allows us to not only offer sailing and powerboating courses at advanced levels, but that our team has the additional knowledge to really add value to these programmes.

For sailors and powerboaters looking to get ready for the Summer Season ahead we’ve put together a range of programmes designed to help you enjoy a summer of boating in safety and comfort.

Programmes for Sailors…

International Certificate of Competency – Direct Assessment

Heading abroad this Summer and looking to hire a yacht – the ICC is the licence you need. We’ve a number of one day assessments scheduled at the weekends in March and April. More Information…

Looking for Training in an Offshore Race Passage

Open to all levels of sailors with basic experience, this course is designed to help a novice offshore racer learn some of the techniques required to undertake an offshore passage, including planning and safety requirements, but then apply these while trying to maximise boat speed in a race setting. This one day practical course is ideal for yacht owners, crew or sailors just interested in racing offshore. Learn More…

Coastal Skipper Course…

The Coastal Skippering week is full of advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night. More Information…

Shorebased Navigation – Online Training

We’re delighted to offer online RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Skipper Theory courses. These are perfect for sailors looking to upgrade their navigation and theory skill sets.

ISAF Sea Survival Course

Are you racing offshore this Summer? Are you prepared should the worst happen? Our ISAF Sea Survival Course will help you prepare for what every sailor hopes never will happen. Learn More…

Courses for Powerboaters

Intermediate Powerboat Course

The RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course will teach participants how to safely plan and execute a day passage. This is a perfect course for those who wish to further their navigation and practical powerboating abilities as well as for those who undertake day trips away from their home port. Find out more…

Shorebased Navigation – Online Training

We’re delighted to offer online RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Skipper Theory courses. These are perfect for sailors looking to upgrade their navigation and theory skill sets.

VHF Radio Courses

This course is designed for those who wish to get certified in the use of Short-Range Very High Frequency radio telephony. It is assumed the participant has no previous experience so the course leader starts at the very beginning. On our course you will use real VHF radios rather than computer based simulators, we ensure that no more than 2 persons will share a radio at any one stage, this coupled with a complimentary set of course notes mean that you will not only pass the short examination at the end of the course but you will be a hugely competent user of VHF radio. Learn More…

 

If you've any questions, or would like to book one of our programmes please get in touch on 01 2844195 or by emailing sailing@inss.ie.

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