Keelboat | Level 2 Sailing


Course Title: Keelboat | Level 2 Sailing

Cost: €299

Certification: RYA Keelboat Level 2

Boat: 26 foot 1720 Sports Yacht

The next step up after getting to grips with the basics at Level 1 sailing course. This highly informative and practical course is conducted on our fleet of 1720 Sportsyachts, where the trainee to instructor ratio of 4:1 ensures plenty of attention to each participant. This course develops your confidence and competence afloat as you make your way up the sailing ladder. The course is run over two days, from 9.30am until 5pm each day.


Level 2 concentrates on consolidating what you learned on the level 1 programme, in addition to introducing the following manoeuvres and skills:

  • Reefing – making your sail area smaller to cope with weather conditions.
  • Learning how to pick up a mooring in a variety of wind and tidal conditions.
  • Learning how to come alongside a moored boat / pontoon.
  • Recovering a person fallen overboard.
  • Anchoring.
  • Introduction sailing with a spinnaker!

Successful participants will receive the RYA Keelboat Level 2 certificate. Once you’ve completed the course you can continue your sailing with the Irish National Sailing Club.

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.


Courses Calendar

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Weekday Course 1

Wednesday 22nd June - Thursday 23rd June


Weekday Course 2

Monday 11th July - Tuesday 12th July


Weekday Course 4

Saturday 14th May - Sunday 15th May


Weekday Course 3

Wednesday 27th July - Thursday 28th July


Weekday Course 4

Monday 22nd August - Tuesday 23rd August


Weekend Course 2

Saturday 11th June - Sunday 12th June


Weekend Course 3

Saturday 2nd July - Sunday 3rd July


Weekend Course 4

Saturday 23th July - Sunday 24th July


Weekend Course 5

Saturday 27th August - Sunday 28th August


Weekend Course 6

Saturday 17th September - Sunday 18th September


Weekend Course 7

Saturday 24th September - Sunday 25th September


Weekend Course 8

Saturday 1st October - Sunday 2nd October


Weekend Course 9

Saturday 8th October - Sunday 9th October



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