Courses/ Training

Adult Single Handed Dinghies Race Training

The NYC is organising Race Coaching clinics for Adults on single handed boats (Lasers / RS Aeros) on Wednesday evenings, starting this week (10th June) for 4 weeks.

This scheme is not for beginners! There will be no rescue service provided and the sessions will be weather dependent – all participants are expected to be competent sailors able to right their own boat in case of a capsize.

Costs: €60 for the 4 weeks.

The Coach is NYC former Olympic Campaigner Tadgh Donnelly.

This scheme is limited to 10 participants. Please register here

Evening Presentation ‘Top Tips for Sailors’ – Thursday 6th February @7.30pm in NYC

Barry Hayes from UK Sailmakers is presenting his very popular talk on ‘Top Tips for Sailors’ in the National Yacht Club on Thursday 6th February from 7.30pm

The presentation will be in 2 parts:

Part A: Racing / Cruising boat optimisation
Part B: Learn to service your deck hardware (winches and cars, both manual or electric versions)

Attendance is FREE. Places are limited to 80 so RSVP here absolutely essential!!

Change of Tutor & Postponement by a week for NYC’s ICC Course


The NYC is delighted to announce that Mr. Gearoid O’Riain, a long time member of the Club, has agreed to succeed Mr. Jim Gorman as our resident tutor for our ‘Enhanced International Certificate of Competency’ (I.C.C.) courses going forward.

Following the cancellation of our first course, the Club is delighted to be in a position to reschedule this valuable course ( now required by most Yacht Chartering Companies Worldwide) albeit starting at the later date of 20th January (previously advertised as starting on Monday 13th).

The course is limited to 12 participants on a first come first served basis!

Read more about Gearoid’s background and Register Here


Enhanced International Certificate of Competency (I.C.C.) Courses in 2019-2020

Thinking of chartering a boat abroad?
Thinking of refreshing your navigation and chart work skills?
Do you remember what lights vessels towing at night should show?
Are you looking for something to do on wintery Monday nights?

There are many reasons why you should consider enrolling in one of our Enhanced ICC Course in 2019/2020…

For courses dates, times and pricing, please click here

Adult Sail Training Course 2 – Registrations now open!

Learn how to sail or improve on your sailing skills through the Adult Sail Training programme at the National Yacht Club!

Now taking registrations for our second (and last) course of 2019 starting in July. Choose between Monday nights or Wednesday nights:

– 6 sessions, starting on Wednesday 17th July evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)
– 6 sessions, starting on Monday 22nd July evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)

For course details, pricing and registration please click here

Hurry, places are limited to 15 per night!!!!

Adult Sail Training – Registrations Now Open for Course starting 3rd Week May 2019

Registrations are now open for our 1st Adult Sail Training Course of 2019 running in May / June.

You can choose either Monday or Wednesday night: 

– 6 sessions, starting on Monday 20th May evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)
– 6 sessions, starting on Wednesday 22th May evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)

For quality of tuition and to maximise active participation of the candidates, we limit the courses to 15 participants per session…So be quick to register!!

We offer various discount schemes to members and returning participants. You can also join the National Yacht Club and avail of one Adult Sailing Course for free.

For details regarding the Adult Sail Training Courses, dates, costs and registering options, PLEASE CLICK HERE