This is a 2 week advanced course for 14 -17 year olds who have successfully completed the Irish Sailing Improving Skills course and sailing regularly or have done an equivalent course from a recognised body (e.g. RYA) or comparable experience.
The course is instructed by an Irish Sailing qualified Advanced Instructor and teaches the use of Asymmetric and Symmetric spinnakers and the effective and safe use of the trapeze in high performance dinghies
The course runs for 2 weeks, Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4pm.
Participants can use their own boats (which must have a spinnaker & trapeze) or use training centre provided boats. There is a €40 discount for members using their own boats.
Own boats must have adequate insurance and be in good working order. The training centre retains the right to assess the suitability of a owner supplied boats and to not permit the use of a boat deemed as unsuitable for group training.
Personal floatation and wetsuits are provided as part of the course fee. Participants will be introduced to advancing boat handling and the thrills and spills of spinnakers and trapezes.
Junior Summer Kites & Wires Course
Available until Thu 18 Jun 12am
This ticket is for a non-GBSC member and includes use of a dinghy for the duration of the course.If you are a GBSC member please use discount code GBSC20 to get a €20 discount on this course.If you are a GBSC member SUPPLYING YOUR OWN BOAT please use discount code GBSCBOAT20 to get a €40 discount on this course. Supplied boats must be in good working order and the training centre reserves the right to deem a boat as unsuitable for any reason.