Organisation profile

Cove Sailing Club


Address:
PO Box 12
Cobh
Co. Cork
Phone:  087 2218718 evenings only.
Email:  info@covesailingclub.ie
Web Page:  http://www.covesailingclub.ie
About us:
Friendly and informal club founded 1919. The club runs the "Best start to the Weekend" Friday Night League for whites and Kites from May-Aug. May and September leagues also held on Sundays. The Club hosts several open races including Cove at Home, Cobh Peoples Regatta and the Cobh-Blackrock (SCORA) race. The Dinghy Park is at Whitepoint, Cobh where training for Junior members is available on Saturdays. Week courses are available in the Summer and dinghy racing held on Wednesday evenings.
Location:
Directions:
From the N25 take the exit for Fota Island, proceed to the 1st roundabout, take the 3rd exit on this roundabout cross the bridge and take the 1st exit [turn left] at the 2nd roundabout follow this road to the main entrance to Fota wildlife park [ 3kms ] Proceed to the bridge straight ahead turn right after the bridge proceed on this main road to Cobh[ for approx 6 Kms ] on the main road into Cobh take the right turn 1Km outside the town sign posted for the heritage centre, or Whitepoint within 20 meters cross this road and over a small railway bridge, proceed to the left after crossing the bridge down the short hill stay left and proceed to the footbridge overhead. the dinghy park is to your immediate left when you pass under the bridge. This road is also the entrance to a large free car park.
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Craft TypeSchemeCourse NameCourse Type
DinghySmall Boat Sailing SchemeTaste of SailingPersonal Level
DinghySmall Boat Sailing SchemeStart SailingPersonal Level
DinghySmall Boat Sailing SchemeBasic SkillsPersonal Level
DinghySmall Boat Sailing SchemeImproving SkillsPersonal Level
DinghySmall Boat Sailing SchemeKites & Wires 1Personal Level
Garda VetGarda VettingGarda VetNot Defined Yet
  • Dinghy

  • Toppers

  • Single handed dinghy basic rigging

  • 7

  • 4


  • Dinghy

  • topper topaz uno plus

  • Double handed dinghy 2 sails, can be sailed easily by adults with mainsail only.

  • 4

  • 4


  • Dinghy

  • RS Feva

  • Fast double handed dinghy. 3 sails including spinnaker. more technical than topper and topaz. Does not sail well on main sail only,

  • 5

  • 10


  • Dinghy

  • topper topaz Omega

  • large dinghy 3 sails including assymetric spinnaker, great teaching boat, trapese equipped, can accomodate 3 adults.Or 1 instructor & 3 to 4 smaller crew.

  • 1

  • 2


  • Dinghy

  • newbat slider

  • large trapese boat 3 sails including assymetric spinnaker, good teaching boat. Can accomodate 3 adults, or 1 instructor & 3 smaller ccew

  • 1

  • 10


  • Dinghy

  • opti bats

  • plastic training version or the optimist dinghy, suitable for smaller sailors learning taste of sailing or start sailing syllabus.

  • 6

  • 10


  • Powerboat

  • rib craft 4.2 meter rib

  • Clubs Main safety boat. 50 hp Evinrude 2 stroke motor. High speed planning boat. Engine on its 4th season.

  • 1

  • 10


  • Powerboat

  • Funyak 4 meter support / instructor boat

  • Plastic robust support boat can be beached easily without risk of any serious damage. 25 hp Yamaha 2 stroke motor. Boat is on its 4th season. Motor is approx 12 years old but works fine,

  • 1

  • 4


  • Powerboat

  • Jeanneu cap 3.7 meter

  • 1 orange cap 3.70 4 years old Johnson 15 hp 2 stroke motor 6 years on the engine fast versatile support boat. 1 white cap 3.70 3 years old new Mariner 9.9 4 stroke motor support boat.

  • 2

  • 3


  • Powerboat

  • Rigiflex 4 meter plastic boat

  • Rigiflex 4 meter support / instructors boat 9 hp Johnson 4 stroke motor

  • 1

  • 10


  • Powerboat

  • seacue 3.2 meter plastic support/ work boat

  • 3.2 meter plastic boat johnson 6 hp 4 stroke motor. General use work boat also suitable for instucting smaller groups.

  • 1

  • 10


Instructor Name : Aisling Beecher
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Instructor Name : Aoife Brady
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  • 2006 Assistant Instructor, Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club 2007 Assistant Instructor, Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club 2009 Dinghy Instructor, Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club 2010 Dinghy Instructor, Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club 2011 Dinghy Instructor, Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club 2012 Senior Instructor, Cove Sailing Club 2013 Senior Instructor, Skerries Sailing Club



  • Scheme Name Scheme Craft Type Course Name Skill Level
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Sailing Senior Instructor (Sailing) Advanced
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Dinghy Sailing Instructor (Dinghy) Intermediate

Instructor Name : Ciara Aherne
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Instructor Name : Gillian Roche
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Instructor Name : Jill Mahony
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Instructor Name : John A Stoat
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Instructor Name : Michael Bruton
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Instructor Name : Patrick Bruton
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  • Scheme Name Scheme Craft Type Course Name Skill Level
    National Powerboat Training Scheme Powerboat Senior Instructor (Powerboat) Advanced
    National Powerboat Training Scheme Powerboat Powerboat Instructor Conversion Intermediate
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Sailing Senior Instructor (Sailing) Advanced
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Dinghy Sailing Instructor (Dinghy) Intermediate
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Sailing Adventure Instructor Intermediate
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Sailing Kites & Wires Instructor Intermediate

Instructor Name : Patrick O'Regan
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  • Scheme Name Scheme Craft Type Course Name Skill Level
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Keelboat Sailing Instructor (Keelboat) Conversion Intermediate

Instructor Name : Richard Marshall
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Instructor Name : Stephanie Cadogan
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  • Scheme Name Scheme Craft Type Course Name Skill Level
    National Powerboat Training Scheme Powerboat Powerboat Instructor Conversion Intermediate
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Sailing Senior Instructor (Sailing) Advanced
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Dinghy Dinghy Instructor Intermediate
    Small Boat Sailing Scheme Dinghy SBSS Instructor Revalidation Workshop (Dinghy) Not Defined Yet

Inspectors Summary:


Overdue action items:
Inspection DateItemDate Due
11/07/2013SOP's Draft swim/ water confidence policy. Conduct ongoing risk assessments. Ensure instructors are using session plans daily. 11/08/2013
11/07/2013Powerboats: Ensure all powerboats are fully equipped for all operating areas. (Paddles, towing warps and secure fuel tanks)22/07/2013
11/07/2013Sailing boats: Replace broken/ missing toe/hiking straps on topaz.22/07/2013
Opinions
NameClub Title
Patrick BrutonISA Liaison Officer
Adrian TylerCommodore
Dermot AllisterRear Commodore
Liam CoakleyClub Secretary
Dave Doyle 
Liam CoakleyPRO
Michelle Gray-MooneyJunior Officer
Declan MurphyTreasurer
Declan MurphyTreasurer
John StoatJunior Organiser



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