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Get on the Water this April & May

By Glyn Williams, Thursday, 11th April 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Children's Sailing, Adult Sailing, Powerboating.

Here’s the full listing of all the opportunities to get afloat.

Children’s Sailing

Junior Club – Saturday Sailing during the School Term

The spring/summer term of the Junior Club is up and running, however, new members are welcome to join in at any stage. Sailors choose from two times of attendance, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm. Learn more…

Easter Courses

Our Easter Sailing Courses are the perfect way to brush off those winter cobwebs and prepare yourself for the summer sailing season ahead. Courses run 9am to 5pm each day for ages 7-18 Years. The 4-6 Years Sea Explorers group will run on the second week (3rd-6th April) from 9am-12.30pm.

What's on this Easter in Dun Laoghaire....

Adult Sailing

Yacht Taster Course – 3 hour introductory lesson

Courses run on Saturdays (10am-1pm) or Sundays (2-5pm). Course fee: €49.00

  • Course 3: Saturday 18th May
  • Course 4: Sunday 19th May

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Beginner Yacht Course – Weekend Course Ideal for Beginners

  • Course 5: 27th and 28th April - Fully Booked
  • Course 6: 11th and 12th May
  • Course 7: 25th and 26th May

More Information…

Level 2 Keelboat Course

  • Course 2: 27th and 28th April
  • Course 3: 18th and 19th May

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RYA Competent Crew & Day Skipper Course

  • Course 10: 18th-22nd April - Fully Booked
  • Course 11: 27th, 28th April, 4th-6th May - Fully Booked
  • Course 12: 6th-10th May - Fully Booked
  • Course 13: 11th, 12th, 17th-19th May - Fully Booked
  • Malahide Course: 13th-17th May - More Info...
  • Course 14: 18th, 19th, 24th-26th May - Fully Booked
  • Course 15: 20th-24th May - Fully Booked
  • Course 16: 1st-3rd, 8th, 9th June
  • Course 17: 10th-14th June
  • Course 18: 15th, 16th, 21st-23rd June
  • Course 19: 24th-28th June

More Information…

One-day Refresher Programmes on Yachts

ICC-Sail Direct Assessments

  • Poolbeg: Assessment 1: Saturday 27th April – Fully Booked
  • Dun Laoghaire: Assessment 1: Sunday 28th April – 1 place remaining
  • Dun Laoghaire: Assessment 2: Sunday 26th May

More Information…

Yachtmaster Preparation Course and Exam

  • Week 1: 29th April to 3rd May, Exam 4th and 5th May

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Beginner Dinghy Course

  • Course 2: 13th and 14th April
  • Course 3: 4th and 5th May
  • Course 4: 18th and 19th May

More Information...

Dinghy Level 2 Course

  • Course 1: 27th and 28th April
  • Course 2: 25th and 26th May

More Information...

Advanced Dinghy Courses

  • Course 1: RYA Seamanship Skills: 27th and 28th April

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Introduction to Powerboating – Fast Paced, 1-day introductory programme

  • Course 8: Sunday 28th April
  • Course 9: Saturday 18th May
  • Course 10: Sunday 19th May

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National Powerboat Certificate – Weekend Course Ideal for Beginners


  • Course 10: 13th and 14th April - 1 place remaining
  • Malahide Base Course B: 13th & 14th April -1 place remaining
  • Course 11: 27th and 28th April -1 place remaining


  • Course 12: 4th and 5th May
  • Course 13: 11th and 12th May
  • Evening Course 1: 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th May
  • Course 14: 18th and 19th May
  • Course 15: 25th and 26th May

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Intermediate Powerboat Cerfificate

  • Course 3: 11th and 12th May

 Further Information…

Shorebased Training

NEW - Coastal Navigation for Small Boats – the Powerboater’s Navigation Course

  • Course 2: Tuesday 30th April, Thursday 2nd, Tuesday 7th, Thursday 9th May

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VHF Course

  • Course 4: 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd May

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First Aid Course

  • Course 4: Sunday 28th April (10am-4.30pm)

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Sea Survival Course

  • Course 2: Wednesday 15th and Sunday 19th May

Full information…

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