Sailing Season 2021 Details to follow
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Cove Sailing Club has an aim to make sailing affordable for junior sailors. We are now looking for experienced Dinghy Instructors and a Senior Instructor for the Summer Season along with volunteers for our Saturday sailing sessions
Our sailing season runs each Saturday from the 6th May through the 2nd September with full time week long courses being held in July (4 weeks) and August (4 weeks).

Cove Sailing Club are currently seeking a Senior Sailing instructor for the 2021 season. The role will run from July until August. The suitable candidate will have responsibility for the safe delivery of Irish Sailing’s small boat sailing scheme.  There is a huge opportunity within the role to develop the clubs sail training offering.


It is planned to run weekly sailing camps from July to Aug with limited number per week in compliance with covid-19 guidelines. The role will also encompass overseeing the Saturday sailing programme that runs from May till Sept.


Further opportunities are available within the club to evolve the role long-term


The club is offering an extremely attractive package.


Senior Instructor organises the sailing sessions in compliances with ISA guidelines, mentors the instructions and takes on instructor and junior sailor’s development as part of their routine. They agree the days sailing plan with the instructors and ensure that all safety requirements have been met. The Senior Instructor must comply with the ISA guidelines and have valid certificates as below

  • ISA qualified Senior Instructor
  • Powerboat Certificate
  • VHF certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Health and Safety Certificate (not mandatory)
  • Be Garda Vetted by the ISA

We are also looking for volunteers to assist with the on shore management of our Saturday sailing sessions for junior sailors (10 years and up). Volunteers in regular contact with juniors are also expected to be Garda Vetted
All instructors and volunteers will be expected to attend a pre-season orientation session to learn about

  • Club Safety procedures
  • Introduction to on and off the water activities and preparation for the days sailing
  • And become familiar with the clubs standard operating procedure

Please send your CV to for the attention of Dominic Losty detailing your qualifications and experience to date along with valid references.
Volunteers send in your contact details or talk to a Junior Committee member