Ever wondered how the Volvo Ocean Race Sailors learnt their skills – well they all had to start somewhere. Galway Bay Sailing Club is running its annual Introduction to Sailing Course starting on March 30 at 8pm in its clubhouse in Renville.
This course has been running for a number of years and has proved very popular, each year more than 30 people get together to learn about sailing and how to sail.
The course is designed to introduce people to the growing sport of sailing and is targeted towards adults. It is run in an adult-friendly way, and helps people make the transition from the shore to the sea.
The course consists of some basic theory courses in the GBSC Clubhouse followed by a number of on-the-water evenings, sailing both dinghies and larger cruiser boats and yachts as the evenings get brighter. In April everyone gets out on the water...
For further details of the course, email Glenn Nolan, RC Training at [email protected] or mobile 086 852 3722.