Safeguarding Update On Saturday 11th November Irish Sailing’s National Children’s Officer, Ciarán Murphy, attended Sport Ireland’s Safeguarding Information Day in the Carlton Hotel, Blanchardstown. Topics covered included: Ombudsman for Children Office – Clíodhna Purdue Education Unit spoke about stats and how we should include children in decision making. Office of the Data Protection Commissioner – […]
Join in the Training Workshops in Dublin, Cork or Mayo
Regional Cluster Meetings for Clubs and Centres. Training Centre Clinics.
Sixteen Optimists were launched yesterday morning (Saturday 21 October) inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour as part of a routine high-performance training programme, along with the safety boats which are present at all training events. All usual risk assessments were undertaken before launching and the forecast was for a weather window providing reasonable conditions for such activity. […]
Sailing is a Powerful Tool to Mental Wellness The therapeutic benefits of sailing have been highlighted by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland’s 2017 awardees Sailing into Wellness. Sailing Into Wellness provides an opportunity for vulnerable groups to experience a completely new environment, on the open sea. For those with mental health issues, recovering from addiction or from […]
Learning to be a Senior Instructor in Baltimore September 2017 A team of fourteen instructors joined a five day Irish Sailing Senior Instructor course in Baltimore Sailing Club earlier this month. The combination of professional trainers Shane McElligot and Victor Fusco, the incredible facilities of Baltimore’s club house, and beautiful waters of West Cork, made […]
We would like to identify those instructors you’ve noticed who stand out as the potential Senior Instructors and Advanced Instructors of the future
Prepare your instructors for 2018 season.
There is currently a requirement for one additional Small Boat Sailing Scheme (Dinghy) and one Go Windsurfing Instructor Trainer.
…over 38 instructor courses delivered around the country and over 257 participants attending so far.