Start Sailing

Every Year, Galway Bay Sailing Club run sailing courses for children. These course range from the complete novice to Advanced level and Racing. Galway Bay Sailors have become sailing instructors around the world, raced at International Level and crewed on super yachts. If sailing is something you or your child would like to try then GBSC is the perfect starting point.


Evry Summer from the first week of July onwards, we run Summer camps for kids. These camps are very popular so make sure to book early. The summer camp include.

  • A taste of Sailing

  • Rib Ride

  • Pier Bombing

  • Rapids swim

  • Cake Day


Sailing Academy

Once you have completed the ISA Basic Skills programme you may wish to develop your sailing skills further. GBSC run coached sailing programmes for Optimist. RS Feva and Laser 4.7 sailors. The focus for this programme is to bring sailors to a standard where they can compete in Regattas. The Sailing Academy requires a level of commitment and you must own your own dinghy to participate. Read more about GBSC SAILING ACADEMY HERE


Galway Bay Sailing Club is an accredited ISA Training Centre. We run a full range of ISA courses from Taste of Sailing to Advanced Boat Handling. .




Every Friday evening through the Summer, families can go sailing in Renville with full rescue support provided. Barbecue afterwards at the clubhouse.