Sailing courses in Cork, Ireland

Ever wanted to try Sailing? Come to Gecko Adventures in Courtmacsherry, Cork, and learn to sail with the best! One of Cork and Irelands most beautiful coastal villages, and a fantastic sailing location for beginners and intermediate learners!

Courtmacsherry Sailing Club partnership

Courtmacsherry Sailing club was founded in 2019 with huge community support, and has been incredibly successful. Unfortunately the booked out 2020 season had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

This year we are delighted to have been given the opportunity to run sailing skills courses on behalf of the sailing club.

Sailing Courses Age 12-17

Our sailing courses are now available to book online! We will soon be affiliated with Irish Sailing and all of our courses are run in line with the Irish Sailing program.

Our course programs are run at 3 progressive levels following the syllabus of the Irish Sailing Association :

Level 1: Start Sailing

Level 2: Basic Skills

Level 3: Improving Skills

Sailing Courses for Adults

Adult sailing courses are coming soon and will be run over the weekends!

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What is windsurfing anyway? Click here!

Miles of curving beaches and consistent Atlantic wind makes Ireland one of the best countries in Europe for windsurfing. If you want to find out more about windsurfing, then don’t worry! Windsurfing is one of the favourite things for our instructors to talk about! Please feel free to ask any questions at our centre, or message us here. But in the meantime, here’s a little more information:

Where can you buy windsurf equipment? Shop local in Big Surf Shop, or look for second hand equipment on Facebooks Windsurf Equipment For Sale Ireland page.

You can find the best Irish Windsurfing spots here, and find more information from the National Governing Body for Irish Windsurfing, sailing and powerboating, the Irish Sailing Association or check out the Irish Windsurf Association.