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Have fun learning to sail and make new friends. Learn the basics of sailing including navigation and steering on Pico dinghies.

Young sailors will be involved in all aspects of the activity, from preparation and launching to wash down and stowing, and they will enjoy a host of on-water activities and games under the supervision of a dedicated instructor.

  • For ages 8-16 years
  • Every Wednesday from 2-5pm
  • Maximum 12 persons per group
  • Meeting point: PMYC Pool
  • Sunscreen and appropriate clothing/footwear essential
  • Spare clothing and drinking water recommended
  • €25 per child for PMYC members; €35 per child for non-members
  • Discount available for block bookings

Start sailing: Level 1

This is a 2-day beginners’ sailing course for those with little or no previous sailing experience. Learn and understand basic boat handling techniques under the supervision of an instructor, gain an awareness of launching and recovering and learn how to sail in all directions.

We use either Picos or J70s (keelboats) for the course, depending on age and group size.

  • No previous experience required
  • Recommended age 16+ years (youth courses also available)
  • Maximum 6 persons per course
  • €135 per person for members; €150 per person for non-members

Basic skills: Level 2

This is a 2-day beginners’ sailing course for those with little or no previous sailing experience. Learn and understand basic boat handling techniques under the supervision of an instructor, gain an awareness of launching and recovering and learn how to sail in all directions.

We use either Picos or J70s (keelboats) for the course, depending on age and group size.

  • No previous experience required
  • Recommended age 16+ years (youth courses also available)
  • Maximum 6 persons per course
  • €135 per person for members; €150 per person for non-members

Better sailing: Level 3

This is a 2 day course on our fleet of J70 keelboats.Consolidate all the knowledge and techniques acquired throughout Levels 1 and 2 and prepare yourself for more advanced sailing modules such as the RYA Seamanship Skills or Day Sailing courses.

  • Prerequisite courses are Level 1 and Level 2
  • Recommended for ages 16+ years
  • Maximum 6 students per course
  • €135 per person for members and €150 for non-members