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GBSC is an authorised Irish Sailing Training Centre

The GBSC is working to develop a set of Adult Sailing courses for both Dinghy and Keelboat formats.

These courses are an excellent way to get an introduction to sailing and our Club.

 
Adult Dinghy Taste of Sailing

Adult Dinghy Taste of Sailing

This course is designed as an introductory course is to give you a positive introduction to sailing on a dinghy.

You will be under the guidance and supervision of a fully qualified and experienced instructor.

 

Objective 

By the end of this course you will be able to do the following:

  • Identify basic boat parts

  • Understand basic sailing instructions

  • Identify wind direction

  • Reach across the wind

  • Stop the boat

  • Turn the boat through the wind (tack)

  • Help balance the boat

  • Raise and lower the dagger or centreboard and rudder

  • Have a good basic overview of sailing in a dinghy

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Previous knowledge or experience

No prior experience or knowledge is required

 

Equipment

Buoyancy aids are provided by GBSC. Wetsuits are available but if sailors have their own wetsuits and boots, that is preferable for their comfort.


Duration:  

The course is 2 full days over a single weekend

Book here

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