Get Qualified

NB: Current approved and scheduled Instructor related courses here.

Instructor Pathway

Small Boat Sailing Scheme

SBSS Instructor Pathway

Assistant Instructor Pre-requisites:

  • Minimum age 15 years;
  • Hold one of the following certificates;- Advanced Boat Handling, Kites & Wires, Adventure Skills or Start Racing.

Dinghy / Keelboat / Catamaran Instructor Pre-requisites:

  • Minimum age 17 years;
  • Dingly / Keelboat / Catamaran SBSS-Pre-Entry-Practical-Guidelines completed within last 12 months;
  • Valid Emergency Care Certificate from approved course;
  • Garda Vetting clearance;
  • Sport Ireland Safe Guarding 1;
  • Irish Sailing National Powerboat Certificate (Level 2);
    – With certificate endorsed for both tiller and console controls.
    – With 20 hours power-boating logged following certification.

For details on the SBSS Advanced Instructor Endorsement please see here…

For details on all upcoming Instructor courses, the dates and venues please see here….

Full details on the SBSS Instructor Pathway & Requirements

National Powerboat Training Scheme

NPTS Instructor Pathway

Powerboat Instructor Pre-requisites:

  • Minimum age 17 years;
  • Powerboat Pre-entry assessment completed within last 12 months;
  • Valid Emergency Care Certificate from approved course;
  • Garda Vetting clearance;
  • Recommendation from Club Officer or Centre Principal.

Go! Windsurfing Training Scheme

Go! Windsurfing Instructor Pathway

Go! Windsurfing Instructor Pre-requisites:

  • Minimum age 17 years;
  • Have all Go4it! modules completed and signed off for strong wind conditions;
  • Valid Emergency Care Certificate from approved course;
  • Garda Vetting clearance;
  • Hold the ISA National Powerboat certificate endorsed for both tiller and console.