The Irish coast is an amazing place to cruise and these clubs and associations give fantastic support and opportunities.

The Cruising Association of Ireland - A merry band of sailors with the common interest of cruising. All bound together with a love of the water, memories and friendships to last a lifetime.

The association welcomes all new members, with or without a boat, wishing to go cruising and share in the adventures.

"Cruising in company with the bonus of safety in numbers and friendships to last a lifetime."

The 550 members of the Irish Cruising Club all share a love of cruising under sail.  Most  live on the island of Ireland though there are members throughout the world.

Sail Training Ireland is a charity who funds the development of young people from all backgrounds and all abilities on the island of Ireland by giving them the opportunity to participate on voyages on sailing vessels.