Training & Dinghies News

 

Optimist Sailing in May and June

Under the instruction and guidance of qualified instructors, this is an ideal opportunity to 'warm up' prior to the summer courses practice the skills learnt last year and to obtain your hours on the water. The forms for this course are available in our ‘Training and Dinghies’ section under 'Booking Forms’ click on: ‘Junior Training Form’

Please ensure you complete the form fully .

SUNDAY AFTERNOON SAILING (6 WEEKS) - Commencing Sunday 10th May  to 21st June (excluding 31st May Bank Holiday Weekend) - Rigged and Ready at 1.30pm until 4.30pm

Cost for 6 weeks = €90

You will also need to complete a Dinghy Parking form in order to secure a place for your boat  at the club for the season.  The fee automatically includes free entry to all the club dinghy racing series starting with the Spring Series on Sunday 12th April.

Course Code :  Sunday Afternoon Sailing

There is limited availability, so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

 

Summer Programme 2015 - new courses

1.Week 1 starting 1st June: Learn to Sail for teenagers. (Guideline age-group 12yrs +)

This is a 5-day course for groups of 4-6 teenagers who want to get started in sailing.  No previous experience is necessary, The fee of €200 includes the use of the club’s Pico dinghies and temporary membership of HYC for the duration of the course.  Non-members are welcome and a 10% discount for existing junior members will apply.  Discount of one free place when a full group of six book together.

2. Week 2 starting 8th June- Learn to Sail for 8-12yr olds

This is a 5 day course groups of 4-6 sailors who are beginners or novices.  No previous experience is necessary.  The fee of €200 includes the use of the club’s Optimist dinghies and temporary membership of HYC for the duration of the course.  Non-members are welcome and a 10% discount for existing members will apply.  Discount of one free place when a full group of six book together.

3. Week 8 starting 20th July: Introduction to Keelboats for 10-13yr olds

A 5 day course for younger sailors to try sailing in bigger boats!.  Groups of 4/5 sailors with an instructor and an assistant for additional safety on J80s or similar keelboats are used.  Groups can include one non-member with an existing junior member.  The fee is €200 with a €20 supplement for any non-members who will have temporary membership of HYC for the duration of the course.

Email: training@hyc.ie for booking information