Summer Sailing Courses 2023

Following the successful completion of the sailing courses in the last few years we will be running the courses again in 2023.

2023 Course dates are as follows:

Course 1    5th June – 16th June
Course 2    19th June – 30th June
Course 3    3rd July – 14th July
Course 4    17th July – 28th July
Course 5    31st Jul – 11th Aug

  • Each course is ten days and will start and finish promptly Mon – Fri from 9:30hrs – 16:30hrs
  • Deposit payment of €100 per sailor per course should be made by 17th March
  • Course fees are an additional €250 per sailor per course and must be paid by 1st May for all courses
  • We encourage each parent in both clubs to keep these payment deadlines, as these are in place to help fund the courses and keep costs at a minimum
  • All course payments will be processed online via Stripe
  • Courses are certificate based and run for two weeks
  • During the initial week, each sailor is assessed by the Sailing Instructors
  • Course activities are planned based on ability and the necessary requirements for achieving certification
  • Courses will not accommodate attendees joining in the second week
  • Courses 1 and 2 will give priority to Advanced Boat Handling Certification and are scheduled for Secondary School Students
  • Courses 3, 4 and 5 will have a broader scope and cater to younger and less experienced levels
  • Each attendee must have an active paid membership of either 8u Calafort or DMYC, there are no exceptions
  • Friends and guests must subscribe for a membership with the DMYC prior to joining any course; insurance will only cover active members of either organisation
  • Details on obtaining a subscription can be obtained by using the following link – or from the DMYC via
  • Non-members will not be permitted to participate in the Junior course until membership is confirmed
  • The course operation is designed to support the specific number of attendees planned for each course. Should you need to alter your registration, an admin fee of €50 applies
  • In case of booking deposit cancellation, full deposits are withheld by the course organisers
  • In case of full course cancellation or part attendance, kindly note partial refunds of fees are discretionary and made only after a review of costs when the Sailing Course has completed in August

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