Thursday 18th June 2015, Dublin:

David Branigan/Oceansport

Regional Development Support

Prepare for the Season Ahead

Each year the Regional Development Team organise localised “Cluster Meetings” to gather club and centre management together and work on plans to help develop sailing in their region, discuss collaborative opportunities and much more.

We are adding an extra opportunity to join the new Training Officer Dave Garvey for a focused discussion on on Training Development this year. Details of all spring meetings follow …


Training Managers / Junior Organisers / Senior Instructors / Centre Principals / Junior Committee / Training Administration are invited to a TRAINING BRIEFING EVENING with the new Training Officer Dave Garvey.

  • East – Mon 13 Mar, 6pm to 9pm – Greystones Sailing Club
    (contact to reserve a place)
  • South – Tuesday 14th March, 7pm to 10pm – ROCHESTOWN PARK HOTEL, Douglas, Cork (was Oriel Hotel but moved due to larger numbers)
    (contact to reserve a place)
  • West – Wed 15 Mar, 7pm to 10pm, 15th March – Castlebar
    (contact to reserve a place)

Items for discussion are :-

  1. Update on Garda E-vetting & Safeguarding Requirements
  2. Using the New ISA Passport platform for training
  3. Developing Advanced & Senior Instructors in your Organisation
  4. Questions & Answers Session


We invite all committee members, centre principals, training centre managers and any other committee members / management that are involved development of your organisation to the next REGIONAL CLUSTER MEETINGS to discuss preparation for the season ahead …

South West & Midlands Cluster Meeting with Gail MacAllister 
(contact to reserve a place)

  • Tue 28 Feb, 7pm to 9pm – Foynes Yacht Club
  • Wed 1 Mar, 7pm to 9pm – Kinsale Yacht Club
  • Thu 2 Mar, 7pm to 9pm – West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen

East / South East Cluster Meeting with Sarah-Louise Rossiter 
(contact to reserve a place)

  • Tue 28 Feb, 7:30pm to 9:30pm – Wicklow Sailing Club
  • Wed 1 Mar, 7pm to 9pm – Waterford Harbour Sailing Club
  • Thu 2 Mar, 7pm to 9pm – Malahide Sea Scouts

West / North West / North Midlands Cluster Meeting with Ciarán Murphy 
(contact to reserve a place)

  • Tue 21 Feb, 7pm to 9pm – Castlebar
  • Mon 6 Mar, 7pm to 9pm – Harbour Hotel, Galway
  • Thu 9 Mar, 7pm to 9pm – Sports Partnership Office Letterkenny