For junior sailors, the weekly Saturday sailing course returns for the school term from 16 September with groups for those aged 7-10, 11-14 and over 15.
Meanwhile for adults, the Start Sailing yacht course for absolute beginners is booking for its remaining dates on 23-24 September and 7-8 October. There is also limited availability for the course this weekend on 2-3 September — call 01 284 4195 to book.
Dinghy beginners also have their own course, with dates on 9-10 and 23-24 September, but places are going fast.
National Powerboat Certificate courses for beginners have bookings available from Dun Laoghaire on 2-3 and 23-24 September, and from Malahide on 16-17 September. Both have further dates available going into the autumn.
The next intermediate powerboat course runs on 16-17 September with two more weekends available in October and November.
Competent crew and day skipper courses using the RYA syllabus are running till the end of the year and beyond, with dates for the former still available from 26-30 October and in the latter from 3 November.
Details of further courses, including the shore-based VHF radio course, sea survival and first aid, are available on the INSS website HERE.