2020 Senior Instructors

2020 Senior Instructors

Senior Instructors for 2020

~ Get Qualified 

The Senior Instructor course at Royal St George in March is now fully booked.

Lough Derg Yacht Club are hosting a course before the season still has paces – 22-26 June. Courses are at a set fee of €330 and you can book and pay directly with Irish Saling in the online shop HERE.

Do you have the pre-requisites lined up?

  • Min 19 years;
  • Recommendation from Centre Principal;
  • Valid first aid certificate;
  • Safeguarding 1 - Certificate;
  • Valid Garda Vetting clearance;
  • Hold a valid Sailing Instructor (Dinghy, Catamaran, Keelboat) Certificate;
  • Must have completed the SBSS Instructor pre-entry assessment within the last 12 months; or hold a Small Boat Sailing Scheme Advanced Instructor qualification;
  • Must hold an Irish Sailing Safety Boat Certificate;
  • Must have at least 50 days working as an Irish Sailing SBSS Instructor teaching SBSS courses spread over 2 seasons in 2 or more different organisations

~ Finding the course you want

All training courses for Instructors and volunteers are listed here - take a look. If the course you want isn't listed, or you need advice, or you may want to set up your own course, please email Nuala on She will advise on setting a course up, finding the one you want or put you on a waiting list for the next one coming up.

~ Looking for a job?

A few great Senior Instructor vacancies advertised for the following clubs …

  • Wicklow Sailing Club
  • Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club
  • Teagascoiri Uisce
  • Royal Cork Yacht Club
  • National Yacht Club
  • Mullaghmore Sailing Club
  • Malahide Yacht Club
  • Lough Ree Yacht Club
  • Greystones Sailing Club
  • Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club

Go to for a full list of ALL instructor vacancies currently advertised on

If you are a qualified instructor and looking for a job, you can post your details here too. Send them into Or go to the Instructor facebook group and link up with club and centre managers and other instructors -