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Get on the water this February and March!

By Glyn Williams, Monday, 21st January 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: INSS News, Children's Sailing, Adult Sailing, Powerboating.

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

Always keen to dispel the notion that you can only make use of the water for a short period in the Summer, we find that we can be as busy on weekend in February as on weekends in July! Here’s what’s coming up.

Children’s Sailing

Junior Club – Saturday Sailing during the School Term

The spring/summer term of the Junior Club kicks off on Saturday 2nd February and runs for 13 weeks up until May. Sailors choose from two times of attendance, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm. Learn more…

February Mid-Term Course

Our February Mid-Term Course runs from Monday 18th – Friday 22nd February. Students can come along for selected days, or take part for the whole week. Pro-rata and discount pricing is on offer. The course runs 9am-5pm each day. More Information…

Adult Sailing

Beginner Yacht Course – Weekend Course Ideal for Beginners

  • Course 1: 2nd and 3rd March
  • Course 2: 23rd and 24th March
  • Course 3: 30th and 31st March

More Information…

RYA Competent Crew & Day Skipper Course

  • Course 2: 2nd, 3rd, 8th-10th February
  • Course 3: 11th-15th February
  • Course 4: 16th, 17th, 22nd-24th February
  • Course 5: 2nd, 3rd, 8th-10th March
  • Course 6: 11th-15th March
  • Course 7: 16th-18th, 23rd, 24th March - Course Fully Booked
  • Course 8: 25th-29th March

More Information…

One-day Refresher Programmes on Yachts


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

  • Course 1: Saturday 2nd February
  • Course 2: Sunday 3rd February
  • Course 3: Saturday 2nd March
  • Course 4: Sunday 3rd March
  • Course 5: Saturday 30th March
  • Course 6: Sunday 31st March

Learn More…

National Powerboat Certificate – Weekend Course Ideal for Beginners

Dun Laoghaire Courses

  • Course 3: 2nd and 3rd February
  • Course 4: 16th and 17th February
  • Course 5: 2nd and 3rd March
  • Course 6: 9th and 10th March
  • Course 7: 23rd and 24th March
  • Course 8: 30th and 31st March

Malahide Courses

  • Course A: 23rd and 24th February

Learn More...

Safety Boat Certificate

  • Course 1: 16th and 17th February

Learn More…

Intermediate Powerboat Cerfificate

  • Course 1: 9th and 10th February
  • Course 2: 30th and 31st March

Further Information…

Advanced Powerboat Course

  • Course 2: 23rd and 24th February
  • Course 3: 16th and 17th March

More Details…

Shorebased Training

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

  • Course 1: Monday 4th, Wednesday 6th, Monday 11th, Wednesday 13th March

More Information…

RYA Day Skipper Theory Course – Classroom Course

2019 Course 2: March/April - Tuesdays and Thursdays (6.30pm-10.30pm)

  • March    Tuesday 12th, Thursday 14th, Tuesday 19th, Thursday 21st, Tuesday 26th, Thursday 28th
  • April       Tuesday 2nd, Thurdsay 4th, Tuesday 9th, Thursday 11th

Learn More…

VHF Course

  • Course 2: 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th February
  • Course 3: 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th March

Learn More…

Sea Survival Course

  • Course 1: Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th and Sunday 24th March

Further Information…

First Aid – for watersports instructors and boating enthusiasts

  • Course 1: Sunday 3rd February (10am-4.30pm)
  • Course 2: Sunday 10th March (10am-4.30pm)

More Information…

NEW - Outboard Engine Maintenance Course

An informal course to help users avoid the common maintenance pitfalls. The course will run on Saturday 2nd March. Full details are here.

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