Junior Summer Advanced Sailing Courses

Here you can find information on the Advanced level Junior Summer courses on offer along with course dates, costs and the Online Application.

After Improving Skills, the courses separate into Kites and Wires, Go Racing, Advanced Boat Handling and Adventure modules as outlined below.

As most sailors will have completed a number of courses by the time they reach this level we have decided to take a slightly different approach to advanced courses.

Kites & Wires*

Introducing the use of the trapeze and spinnaker for fast, thrills and spills sailing. Emphasis is on Boat Speed and Handling. *Note that sailors need to have access to a boat with BOTH trapeze and spinnaker. The RSGYC has no suitable boats available for this course but may be able to assist with helping find one for the duration of the course. Please call the Sailing Office. 

Please see the full module description from Irish sailing by clicking here:

Start Racing

An Introduction to Racing in all its forms. This course aims to equip sailors with the skills to experience the buzz of competing at regional and national level. Sailing is carried out in a wide variety of boats and across several types of sailing; this includes Team, Match, and Fleet Racing. We also hope to offer a night race/offshore experience as part of this course.

Start Racing available all summer

Please see the full module description from Irish sailing by clicking here:

Adventure Skills

Take sailing further with our Adventure courses. Designed to allow sailors to explore our coastline and take them beyond the confines of Dublin Bay. Last year, we set off to Ireland’s Eye and we are hoping to go even further this year, with Yacht and multiple overnight dinghy trips.

Please see the full module description from Irish sailing by clicking here:

Adventure Skills will be available in Courses D & E.

Additional Offerings for Advanced Sailors

Class Training & Team Racing Camps Details (June 10th – 14th and July 1st- 5th) Click here.

Junior Summer Sailing Course dates 2019

Junior Summer Course Dates & Rates

CourseDatesDurationMember PriceGuest Price
Course ATuesday 4th June – Friday 14th 9 Days€365€495
Course BMonday 17th June – Friday 28th 10 Days€399€545
Course C 'Fun Week'Monday July 1st- Friday July 5th5 Days€199€275
Course DTuesday 16th July – Friday 26th 9 Days€365€495
Course EMonday 29th July – Friday 9th August 9 Days€365€495
Course FMonday 12th Aug- 23rd Aug10 Days€399€545

Junior Summer Course Modules Offered

Please see below the modules offered on each course.
Available Course ACourse BCourse CCourse DCourse ECourse F
Sea Squirts/ Tigers*NONOYesYesYesYes
IS Modules4- 14 June17- 28 June1- 5 July16- 26 July29 July- 9th Aug12- 23rd Aug
Start SailingNOYesN/AYesYesYes
Basic SkillsYesYesN/AYesYesYes
Improving SkillsYesYesN/AYesYesYes
Advanced Boat HandlingYesYesN/ANOYesYes
AdventureNONON/AYesYesNO
Kites & Wires NONON/ANONOYes
Start RacingYesYesN/AYesNOYes

Click here to register.

* All courses include lunch

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