Friday Sailing and paddleboarding Club £15 each. Adults and Children. August 4 to 7pm and Sept 5 to 8pm. Call Hugh 0044 7894 076574 or 00353 8382 01664 waveridesireland@gmail.com

Choose any block of 5 days or combination of 3 and 2 days from the Calendar. An additional day will be needed for the exam:

Yachtmaster Preparation:

Cost: £575 or 650 euros per person
Duration: 5 day or group of 2 days and 3 days

Note: The aim will be to provide the student with thorough training in the following areas as preparation for the final exam. Students are strongly advised to seek advice as to whether there current skill level is adequate to attend this course and attempt the exam.




  • ​​​Restricted Visibility
  • Towing
  • Angle of Vanishing Stability
  • Grab Bag contents
  • Heavy weather handling
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Knots 
  • Hypothermia
  • ​Managing stress

Practical

  • Taking charge
  • Night and day pilotage
  • Boat handling in confined spaces
  • Moving off and coming alongside
  • Sailing on all points
  • Sail Trim
  • Sailing onto and off buoys and pontoons
  • Reefing
  • MOB
  • Anchoring
  • Mooring


Theory

  • Safety briefing
  • Electronic Aids to Navigation
  • Constructing Passage/ Pilotage Plans
  • Buoyage
  • Weather
  • Chartwork
  • Secondary Ports
  • Tides
  • Interpolation
  • Collision regulations