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Get on the Water this February & March

By Glyn Williams, Wednesday, 31st January 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: INSS News.

We’ve loads on over the next few months, with something for children, adults, sailors and powerboaters!

January was one of the busiest on record for us, and we’ve even more for you to choose from over the next two months.

Highlighted Programmes

For the Powerboaters, we’ve an Advanced Powerboat Course running on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of February. The advanced powerboat is the pinnacle of powerboat training, with long passages by day and night, including advanced navigation techniques all part of the syllabus.

For Children, the Junior Club is back for another term of Saturday Sailing. New sailors as well as returning members are welcome to join us for 13 weeks of sailing. The February Mid-Term Course is also worth a look at, with a particular emphasis on keelboat and yacht sailing for attendees this year.

For adults interested in Sailing we’re beginning the first of a series of yachting courses from Malahide this February, with a weekend long Start Yachting Course taking place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February. More advanced yacht sailors may also be interested in the Coastal Skipper Course beginning in Dun Laoghaire on the 19th of February.

Children’s Sailing

Junior Club – Saturday Sailing During the School Term

The Junior Club starts back on Saturday the 10th of February and runs for 13 weeks until the 12th of May. Students choose from two times of attendance, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm. New sailors are welcome to join at any stage. More Information…

February Mid-Term Course

The February Mid-Term Course runs from Monday 12th – Friday 16th February for Children aged 7-17 years. The course will predominantly take place on our keelboat and yacht fleets, ensuring children are on, rather than in the water! Learn More…

Adult Sailing

Start Yachting - Malahide

Introductory weekend course on board on of our 36 foot yacht fleet. This is a special programme for us as it will be the first course from our new Malahide Base.

  • Course 1: 24th and 25th February

More Information…

Beginner Yacht Sailing Course – Dun Laoghaire

  • Course 1: 10th and 11th March
  • Course 2: 24th and 25th March

More Information...

RYA Competent Crew & Day Skipper Courses

Dun Laoghaire Base

  • Course 2: 2nd-4th, 10th & 11th February – Course Full
  • Course 3: 5th-9th February - Course Full
  • Course 3B: 12th-16th February – Competent Crew Only
  • Course 4: 2nd – 4th, 10th, 11th March - 2 places remaining, call 01 2844195 to book
  • Course 5: 12th-16th March
  • Course 6: 17th-19th, 24th, 25th March - Course Full
  • Course 7: 29th March-2nd April - Course Full

Dun Laoghaire Course Information

Malahide Base

  • Course 1: Saturday 17th – Monday 19th (Bank Holiday Monday), Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th

Malahide Course Information…

RYA Coastal Skipper Course

  • Course 1: Monday 19th – Friday 23rd February

More Information…

One Day Refresher Yacht Programmes and ICC Assessments

Shorebased Courses

RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety & Sea Survival

  • Course 1: Monday 5th February (6.30-9.30pm), Wednesday 7th February (6.30-9.30pm) & Saturday 10th February (10.30am-5.30pm)

More Information

VHF SRC Radio Course

  • Course 1: 26th, 27th, 28th February and 1st March
  • Course 2: 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th March

Learn More…

First Aid Course

  • Course 2: Sunday 4th February (9.30am start) - Course Fully Booked
  • Course 3: Sunday 4th March (9.30am start)

More Information…

Powerboat Training

National Powerboat Certificate – Ideal for Beginners

Dun Laoghaire Courses

  • Course 3: 10th and 11th February
  • Course 4: 24th and 25th February
  • Course 5: 3rd and 4th March
  • Course 6: 10th and 11th March
  • Course 7: 24th and 25th March

More Information…

Malahide Courses

  • Course 1: 17th and 18th February
  • Course 2: 24th and 25th March

More Information…

Safety Boat Certificate

  • Course 1: 3rd and 4th February - Course Fully Booked
  • Course 2: 24th and 25th March

Learn More...

Intermediate Powerboat Certificate – Dun Laoghaire

  • Course 1: 24th and 25th February

Video of Typical Passage on the Course

Advanced Powerboat Course

  • Course 1 3rd and 4th February - One place remaining, please call 01 2844195 to book
  • Course 2: 3rd and 4th March

More Information…



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