Sea Squirts & Tigers Summer Program Information 2020

Important Update:

Due to current restriction all sailing courses and booking dates are cancelled until further notice, we will bring you updates on booking information and courses as soon as we get it.We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

 

It is that time of year again when our youngest sailors get back out on the water to enjoy another fun-filled Summer Program. 

Sea Squirts

Our  youngest groups, starting from 6 years old. No experience is required to join this group. This group sail in the Club Mirrors with our instructors. The aim of this group is to build confidence in and around the water. Sea Squirts sail from 9:30 am – 14:30 pm only.

Sea Tigers

Are our more experienced group and go up to 10 years old. These sailors will use their own Optimists or a rented club Optimist.  Often sailors will share a boat with another Sea Tiger. The aim of this group is to learn the basics of sailing in an informal way. Sea Tigers sail from 9:30am – 16:30pm.

 

* Please note if your child/children completed the Tigers course last year, they can be booked onto our Junior Summer Sailing courses under the ‘Start Sailing’ module (level). This link you can find on our website on our drop down bar under Juniors, then select Junior Summer Courses.

Sailors that have completed or tried Sea Squirts & Tigers last year as guests of the RSGYC must become Club members to partake in any courses this year. RSGYC courses are available to Club members only. Guests of Club members are encouraged to try a course, or some sessions to see if their sailors like sailing and the club. When they do, membership of the RSGYC is required in order to take any more courses.

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2020 Dates: TBC

Each course runs for One Week
 
Course Fees:
RSGYC Members-  €180 Squirts / €235 Tigers 

Guests of RSGYC Members €225 Squirts / €300 Tigers

Fun Week Fees:

RSGYC Members – €150 Squirts / €210 Tigers

Guests of RSGYC Members €210 Squirts / €275 Tigers 

 

Sea Squirts and Tigers Summer Courses

Sea Squirts are our youngest group, starting from 6 years old. No experience is required to join this group. This group sail in the Club Mirrors with our instructors. The aim of this group is to build confidence in and around the water. Come check out our latest gallery post to see what our Sea Squirts have been up to this year so far!

Sea Tigers are our more experienced group and go up to 10 years old. These sailors must have their own boat or share with another Sea Tiger. The aim of this group is to learn the basics of sailing in an informal way.

Courses begin at 9.30am sharp each Sunday morning and run until 12.30pm. Sailors must be fully dressed in appropriate and most importantly warm sailing clothing by 9.30am. Parents are not required to stay but we ask for the parents to come back at noon to help their children out of their wetsuits.

Boat parking is not included in the price. If you plan on keeping a boat at the Club a Dinghy Parking application should be completed. This can be requested from the Sailing Office.

Places are limited so please apply as early as possible.

Enquiries to:  seasquirtstigers@gmail.com

 

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