Dinghy Instructor pre entry

 This course determines whether candidates wishing to participate on the Sailing Instructor (dinghy) course have the necessary skills and knowledge.

It is a mandatory pre-requisite for entry to Sailing Instructor (Dinghy) training. Successful candidates must complete their Instructor training and assessment within 6 months of completing the pre-entry assessment.

Course Type: Instructor Level

Craft Type: Dinghy

Course Skill: Intermediate

Click here for course pre-requisites

Assumed Knowledge: Skills & knowledge equivalent to Advanced Boat Handling, Adventure 1.


Day 1 - Training of skills necessary for assessment (below)**

Day 2 - Assessment on boat handling, navigation, pilotage, rules of the road, weather, coastal knowledge & ropework.

**It should not be assumed that completing the training day prior to assessment will automatically guarantee a successful outcome on the assessment day**

Ability After Course: You will have the necessary skills and knowledge to take a place on the ISA Sailing Instructor (Dinghy) training course.

Course Duration: 1 or 2 day - one day of Training and one day of assessment.

Minimum Age: 17

Cost of course: €160 - Includes training day and assessment.

Assessment day only: €80

Next scheduled courses: TBC

There are limited places on this course so ensure you book early.

Call us: 051 383783 to book


This is a one day course, and a pre requesite to your Dinghy Instructor Training

Next available course: 25th August 2019

Please read the ISA guidelines for the course by following this link: https://www.sailing.ie/Library/Instructor-Coaches#pre-entry