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Dun Laoghaire based Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School reports a strong demand to get afloat as the country continues to reopen. There’s such a demand that a new recruitment campaign is underway with watersport and instructor roles for all…
Sailmon helps you sail higher, faster and hit the right end of the line
MarineServices.ie is pleased to announce to be an official dealer of Sailmon. Sailmon is a Dutch-based soft- & hardware developer for the marine industry. They are known for their world-class displays, high-performance processors and innovative cloud solutions for sailing analysis.…
Kenny Rumball of MarineServices.ie unloads more RS Aeros for the Irish fleet
MarineServices.ie the agent for RS Sailboats is delighted to announce the sale of a further four new RS Aeros into the class in Ireland. The single-handed class has enjoyed a buoyant growth in the last year with many turning to…
INSC Commodore Patricia Kelly on the water in Dun Laoghaire
The Irish National Sailing Club is pleased to announce the election of Dun Laoghaire Laser sailor and dinghy instructor Patricia Kelly to the position of the first Commodore of the six-year-old club at their AGM held online on Monday the…
Kinsale Yacht Club’s Online Day Skipper Course Returns This Month
The coronavirus pandemic forced a sudden change of plans for Kinsale Yacht Club’s day skipper course last March. But after jumping in at the deep end and working out on the fly how to adapt the usual on-the-water lessons to…
INSS - overwhelming support of customers and students
The Irish National Sailing School has produced end of the year summary of its sailing highlights at Dun Laoghaire Harbour in County Dublin, a season like no other due to COVID-19. "We don't want to forget 2020, the goodwill, support and friendship…
Hamish Willcox (centre) with decorated 49er duo Blair Tuke (left) and Peter Burling
The Olympic coach behind the success of leading sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke has launched a new 12-week programme to set students “on the path to world-class performance”. Hamish Willcox will deliver the Road to Gold online course which…
SailCork Navigation Courses Are Moving Online This Autumn & Winter
SailCork’s regular navigation courses are moving from the usual environs of the Royal Cork’s clubhouse to the online realm this autumn and winter. Directed by Eddie English, the RYA Online Plus navigation courses use a mix of videos, presentations, group…
Junior sailing with the INSS this summer
The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School (INSS) is looking forward to the return of the Saturday Sailing programme for kids aged seven to 17. After a successful summer implementing new measures in accordance with coronavirus restrictions, the programme will…
RS Aero dinghy sailing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School together with the Irish RS Aero Class Association have decided to postpone the inaugural RS Aero Irish Open, due to take place in one months' time on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September.…
Dinghy instructor trainees get on the water with SailCork earlier this week
Over the years Eddie, English of SailCork has trained literally hundreds of sailing instructors. And following the coronavirus-enforced break, this week he was back at his favourite job, holding his first five-day course of the summer season with a new…
RS Aeros in Dublin Bay
The Irish RS Aero dinghy fleet grew by six over the last week and a half. The class now stands at over 20 boats and the Irish National Marine Services team handed over one of the demo boats for a…
New team - Kenny Rumball and Pam Lee on the two day 317nm spin from Port La Floret to Dun Laoghaire
As I type this, I am currently motor sailing along the Brittany coast having left Port La Floret and am delivering Figaro3 Number 20 to Dun Laoghaire with my co-skipper Pamela Lee. There has been a lot of speculation in…
Éalú in the Caribbean
Ever thought about packing in the Job and heading to sea? Well, that’s just what Dublin Bay sailors Rachel Williamson and Marty O’Leary did last year! Last August, they set sail in Éalú, they first heading south to Spain and…
INSS courses are online tonight
The first in a series of short online courses at the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School takes place this evening (Thursday) from 7 pm. Chief instructor Kenneth Rumball will be presenting a review of preparing a yacht for cruising…
The INSS is making its two yachts available for charter but sees demand for more yachts for charter from Dun Laoghaire
The Irish National Sailing School (INSS) at Dun Laoghaire Harbour is taking the next steps to get domestic yacht charter up and running in the east coast port.  Following a survey launched earlier in April, the INSS believes that there’s…

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