ISA Sailing Courses, Age 8 to 18, Galway City

Junior Pathway Sailing Programme

  • April 10 – 14: Sailing Course for Children (8-12 years) & Youth (13-18 years).
    This course is open to members. COMPLETED
  • July 03 – 07: Sailing Course for Children (8-12 years) & Youth (13-18 years).
    This course is open to all. COMPLETED.
  • July 10 – 14: Sailing Course for Children (8-12 years) & Youth (13-18 years).
    This course is open to all. COMPLETED
  • July 17 – 21: Sailing Course for Children (8-12 years) & Youth (13-18 years).
    This course is open to all. COMPLETED
  • July 24 – 28: Sailing Course for Children (8-12 years) & Youth (13-18 years).
    This course is open to all. FULL
  • August & September: Instructor Led Pathway Coaching Sessions for Children (8-12 years) & Youth (13-18 years).

Application Form

Apply and pay online here

If you have any questions regarding our Junior Sailing Courses please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing training@galwaycitysailingclub.com.


Course Information

ISA Courses offeredCara na Mara, Start Sailing, Basic Skills & Improving Skills.

Note: It may not be possible to cover all the syllabus for Basic Skills or Improving Skills in one week, however we will be able to sign off aspects of the syllabus achieved in the participants log book.

Location: In the city centre at Galway City Sailing Club (@Galway Ocean Sports Club)

Age groups: 8-12 & 13-18

Fee Members: €140

Fees Non-Members: €175

Places: Places on courses are limited and are allocated on a first come – first served basis. Where a preferred week chosen is oversubscribed we will try our very best to accommodate learners on a different week. Failing that we will offer a full refund of fees paid.

Time: 09:15 – 16:00

Lunch: Lunch is 45 minutes and requires Parent / Guardian to join lunchtime supervision rota that is arranged at the beginning of each course.

Equipment Used: Topper Topaz Dinghies for Youth Sailing & Optibats for Junior Sailing

What to Bring: Wetsuit, Warm clothing (fleece, hat), Youths (13-18 years) – bring buoyancy aid if you can. Buoyancy aids provided for Juniors (8-12 years).

Instruction: Instruction will be provided by an ISA Senior Instructor and the course will be run in accordance with Irish Sailing Association Guidelines.

ISA/RYA Instructors, ISA/RYA senior instructors or ISA/RYA coaches do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury suffered by persons and/or their property arising out of or during the course of their activities whilst training and/or coaching and/or instructing unless such injury loss or damage was caused by, or resulted from negligence or deliberate act.


Application Form

Booking not available at this time please direct enquiries to training@galwaycitysailingclub.com.