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Instructor Pre Entry

This course determines whether candidates wishing to participate in 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 Content:

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

dinghy instructor pre entry

Course Details:

Course Type: Instructor Level
Craft Type: Dinghy
Course Skill: Intermediate
Assumed Knowledge: Skills & knowledge equivalent to Advanced Boat Handling, Adventure 1.
Ability After Course: You will have the necessary skills and knowledge to take 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: €220 – Includes training day and assessment
Assessment day only: €110

Course Booking:

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: None Scheduled at the moment

Please read the ISA guidelines for the course by following this link:


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