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Laser Winter Training at HYC

Adult Laser Training:
Where: Howth Yacht Club
When: 11th, 18th, 24th Nov
Times 10am -4pm
Coaches: Matt McGovern and Aoife Hopkins
Cost: 100 euros
To register email:
Note: this training is being run alongside the current junior laser program. Sailors will train together to better mimic race scenarios.


Shorebased Navigation and Seamanship Courses

An RYA Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster Offshore course will start shortly in HYC. This course covers topics such as navigation, tides, weather, buoyage, etc..... Essential knowledge for all serious sailors! It starts on Wednesday 18 October and runs through to Wednesday 7th March 2018 (7.30-10pm each evening). The cost of €525 (€475 to HYC members) includes your pack with chart, almanac and other materials.

For anyone already holding an ISA/RYA cert who wants some refreshing, please enquire....this may be possible (at a reduced rate) subject to space available.

Contact Seacraft (2863362) to book or if you have any questions.

For anyone wishing to do an initial navigation and seamanship course, we have a couple of others available, subject to demand. Please enquire with Karen in the HYC office ( and we will discuss options.