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SailCork

East Ferry Marina, Cobh P24 D681, Ireland
+353 21 481 1237
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Amazing day

It was our first time on a sailing boat, just an amazing experience. Eddie is a great skipper, he... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Luca B
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Amazing week end on the Holy Grounder!!

Third week end for me with Sailcork and another great experience! I had an amazing time with the... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Armand1984
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County Cork, Ireland
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SailCork provides lessons and holidays in dinghy sailing, powerboating, kayaking, cruiser sailing and outdoor adventure at the picturesque East Ferry in the magnificent Cork Harbour. Eddie English and his team of friendly, professional instructors have been welcoming visitors to the water since 1974. Enjoy learning in safety afloat. Sail in the historic waters where sailing has been a sport for over 350 years. Learn a new skill and enjoy traditional Cobh hospitality. Sail and stay aboard our cruisers and cruise the amazing South Cork Coast -see Ireland from the sea. Sail the Wild Atlantic Way! During the winter months SailCork operates Junior Sailing every w-end, adult Yachting and Powerboating on most w-ends and runs evening classes in Navigation (Beginners, Day Skipper and Yachtmaster) Electronic Navigation (including iPad navigation). Evening classes are also available in VHF Radio, Passage Planning an Pilotage. SailCork also runs "Sunshine Cruising" in the Caribbean and Croatia. Learn as you enjoy sailing in the sun. Sail aboard a comfortable, roomy and seaworthy 50 foot cruising yacht. SailCork Yachtmaster instructor Eddie English is the skipper and Jo English is the hostess who will look after your every need!
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East Ferry Marina, Cobh P24 D681, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time on a sailing boat, just an amazing experience. Eddie is a great skipper, he explained everything we asked and the whole day was just perfect, way behind our expectations. We had a brilliant lunch on board and 3 different kind...More

Thank Luca B
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sailcork, Owner at SailCork, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Luca and Greta - thanks very much for your kind words! We do endeavour to give our clients a happy learning experience on the water! This goes for dinghy sailing, power boating and kayaking as well as your yachting experience - we hope to see...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Third week end for me with Sailcork and another great experience! I had an amazing time with the crew and the instructor Peter. Thank you Eddie, Jo, and Peter again very good organisation and such a laugh with everyone!! I learned so much with you...More

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sailcork, Chief Instructor at SailCork, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Well done Armand! Your hard work at the Day Skipper Shorebased navigation course paid off and you did really well with Peter at the weekend. Keep up the good work and progress with Holy Grounder and who knows we might see you for the Yachtmaster...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

What a great experience, had a total blast while out on the water. I learned so much, our trainer was one of the best teachers/instructors I have ever encountered. He made the entire experience one to remember. Safety was of the utmost importance but lots...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This enterprise is just an amazing one. It is owned by Eddie English and he is an excellent ambassador for sailing fraternity. His knowledge and experience have no bounds. His love for this sport is infectious.

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

Got to try cruiser sailing and power boating as well as learn a bit about our heritage and history. All the crew were so friendly, experienced and knowledgeable. They were extremely safety conscious but with a great attitude. It was an amazing experience and I...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2015

Well, I'm not long back from probably one of my best sailing experiences in the Caribbean with SailCork. This husband and wife team have done it again! We had a most wonderful 9 days of sailing and exploring from our starting base in St. Vincent...More

Thank Jacqui B
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sailcork, Owner at SailCork, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2015

Well Abrihouse! Thanks for your review of the SailCork cruise in ST Vincent and the Grenadines. We love sailing there! At this stage we know every anchorage , beach, bar and restaurant and know how to have a great time there!! It must be one...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2014

This weekend has been amazing, both as a learning experience and as a social experience! From the organisation and communication I had with Jo when booking the course to the atmosphere and steep learning curve that Eddie provided throughout the weekend. I would recommend this...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

A truly personalised service from Eddie & Jo English of SailCork. Not only did we have wonderful sailing, but also learnt so much about the history, culture, geography and of course the best places to eat out in Croatia. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

5 Clare Dingy Sailors from Cullaun Sailing Club returned for 2 days sailing with Eddie aboard the Holy Grounder to complete the Day Skipper Course. Eddie was there at 7pm on Friday to greet us allowing us time to plan our pilotage for the weekend....More

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

Last weekend on the June Bank holiday 5 sailors from Cullaun Sailing club descended into east Ferry for a weekend sailing course. We sailed around Cork harbour on Friday night and did a few manouveres. Cork Harbour is a hive of activity and there is...More

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