Island Sailing School, West Cork

Island Sailing School, West Cork

Take a short hop across to Heir Island off Cork’s south Coast and develop your skills at a dedicated sailing school in an unspoilt area. Heir Island is one of Carbery’s Hundred Isles and is an unspoilt landscape dotted with cottages from the 1920s. The sailing school is an ideal place to spend a day, a weekend or a week learning the skills of sailing a small topaz dinghy. It’s an ideal activity for a family or a corporate group.Sit top Kayak Rental is available on request,please use enquiry form below

Prices from €50PP

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Fitness Level 3

Guide

Swimming

Sailing

2 Hours

Take a short hop across to Heir Island off Cork’s south Coast and develop your skills at a dedicated sailing school in an unspoilt area. Heir Island is one of Carbery’s Hundred Isles and is an unspoilt landscape dotted with cottages from the 1920s. The sailing school is an ideal place to spend a day, a weekend or a week learning the skills of sailing a small topaz dinghy. It’s an ideal activity for a family or a corporate group.Sit top Kayak Rental is available on request,please use enquiry form below

Things To Do

For adults take a night Kayak nearby to experience the bioluminescence(L). Take a trip to Cape Clear or around Fastnet Rock (L). Go whale watching in a sea safari (L) or take a drive to Mizen Head on the southerly tip of the mainland.

Price / Group Size

Price

Minimum 2 booking for each activity

Evening Family sailing lesson €50.00
Adult 1/2 Day Lesson €65.00
Adult Day lesson €105.00 – Please use enquiry form below
Adult weekend or Weekly sailing course
Corporate Team building event

GROUP SIZE
2- 40

We Provide

Topaz sailing boats suited to adults and children (accompanied), expert instructor, changing area and toilets.

 

Please Bring

Change of clothes, old runners, swimwear and a towel. As there is no shop on the island bring food and water. A camera is very important to capture the experience.

Good To Know

  • The prices above are subject to a minimum of 2 people booking
  • Parking s available free of charge on Cunnamore Pier for the duration of your trip to the island.
  • The Ferry leaves for Heir Island at the following times from April to October: For a special ferry trip you can contact. The return trip from the island is 10 minutes before the above times.
Mon to Fri 8.30 10.00 12.00 14.00 16.00 18.00
Sat/Sun 9.30 12.00 14.00 16.00 18.00
  • The sit top kayaks are for fun close to the shore of the island and is not a guided activity. We recommend the kayak in the afternoon and the sailing in the evening at about 7pm. Choose 2 activities and qualify for a discount – send an enquiry form
  • This activity is not  not wheelchair friendly as there are septs ton to the ferry due to tidal variation.
  • Bring Food and drinks with you.
  • We can organise a range of activity and accommodation on the island, but it is often booked well in advance for July and August so enquire early.
  • Cancellation Policy – this tour can be booked and refunded up to 5 days before the tour starts. Money will be refunded to the paying card, apart from a €5 booking deposit per person booked.

At Activity Days, our priority is your safety, well being and enjoyment of this activity. Please note the following;

  • It is your responsibility to bring adequate clothing, footwear and equipment where specified. Please note that the guide may refuse participation in the activity if you fail to do so and your activity fee will not be refunded.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you meet the fitness criteria prescribed for this activity. Please note that the guide may refuse participation in the activity on this basis and your activity fee will not be refunded.
  • Please note that we and our guides reserve the right to refuse participation in the activity if you are intoxicated, if refuse to comply with the instructions of the guide, if there is a risk to your safety or the safety of others for any reason, or are deemed unfit or unable to participate (in the reasonable opinion of Activity Days or the Guide). In this event, your fee will not be refunded.

Please refer to our terms and conditions of sale for more information.

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