Keelboat | Level 2 Sailing


Course Title: Keelboat | Level 2 Sailing

Cost: €300

Certification: RYA Keelboat Level 2

Boat: 26 foot J80 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 J80 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

Course Date Spaces Left?

Course 1

Saturday 1st April 2023 - Sunday 2nd April 2023


Course 2

Saturday 22nd April 2023 - Sunday 23rd April 2023


Course 3

Saturday 6th May 2023 - Sunday 7th May 2023


Course 4

Saturday 20th May 2023 - Sunday 21st May 2023


Course 5

Saturday 17th June 2023 - Sunday 18th June 2023


Course 6

Saturday 15th July 2023 - Sunday 16th July 2023


Course 7

Saturday 12th August 2023 - Sunday 13th August 2023


Course 8

Saturday 2nd September 2023 - Sunday 3rd September 2023


Course 9

Saturday 23rd September 2023 - Sunday 24th September 2023


Course 10

Saturday 7th October 2023 - Sunday 8th October 2023


Course 11

Saturday 21st October 2023 - Sunday 22nd October 2023



star rating  Firstly, Jess (our instructor) was amazing! I was a bit nervous starting this course as I didn't know what to expect but Jess made it so easy to understand everything... read more

September 12, 2022

star rating  I have just done the RYA Competent Crew course here, five-days aboard the 36-foot Beaufort Venture under the guidance of instructor Gary Curran. The whole week surpassed my expectations, and... read more

July 1, 2017

star rating  I would recommend anyone looking to improve their skills to attend this course. Excellent facilities, boats and really good instruction. Good craic with the group too. Will definitely do this... read more

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December 5, 2022