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Courses & Cruises

Courses & Cruises

South West Ireland | Carbery Sailing

Sail Ireland

(May to October)

RYA sailing courses, Wild Atlantic Way cruise holidays and chartered day sails.

Canary Islands | Carbery Sailing

Sail the Canaries

(November to April)

Sharpen skills on a Coaching course or explore the sub-tropical Canary Islands on an adventure sail cruise holiday.

Ocean Sail Training | Carbery Sailing

Ocean Sail Training

Ocean Passage Adventures with expert instruction on our luxury Hallberg-Rassy yacht 'Merlin'.

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Sailing in South West Ireland

During the summer sail South West Ireland on our luxury Hallberg-Rassy yacht 'Merlin'.

Whether you choose our RYA training courses or adventure sailing holidays you will discover our local bays and outlying islands in West Cork. On our luxury skippered charter day sails and Wild Atlantic Way cruises you can sit back while we take the strain and allow you to take in our dramtic seascapes such as the Fastnet Rock. We were brilliantly looked after on board Merlin

RYA Sail Training - West Cork - Ireland

RYA Training

Carbery Sailing is an RYA Recognised Training Centre. Courses from €700pp in Ireland.

Adventure Sail Cruise - Wild Atlantic Way - West Cork - Ireland

Wild Atlantic Way Cruise

Explore West Cork's Wild Atlantic Way from €420pp.

Sailing Day Trips - West Cork - Ireland

Day Trips

Discover the beautiful West Cork coast from €75pp.

Our Yacht

Jerry would like to welcome you aboard Merlin, a beautiful luxury Hallberg-Rassy 46. Merlin is very well equipped with a large spacious saloon and room to sleep four guests in two twin cabins.

Our concept of cruising is a combination of great days sailing with enough time to relax and explore the places we visit. Join us on our adventures to interesting destinations both in Ireland and The Canaries. These locations allow us the freedom to use local marinas or anchor in secluded bays.

Sailing in Ireland

From May to October Carbery Sailing is based in the heart of West Cork on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. Sailing in West Cork you will be breathing our clean air, gazing into a pristine sea rich in marine life and by night taking in the Milky Way with our dark skies. It is also the perfect place to learn to sail or exploring the Wild Atlantic Way under sail. Our visitors from the UK, Europe and America, love the fine scenery, fantastic food and great company they find here after a day out on the water.

Sailing in the Canaries

From November to April we relocate to Tenerife and the warmth of the Canaries. Here you can develop your skills with a Sail Coaching course or explore under sail the Canary Archipelago with our adventure sailing holidays. Relax and enjoy the many local restaurants serving wonderful fresh food while you explore many of the unique islands we visit.

RYA Sailing Courses

Carbery Sailing is an RYA Recognised Training Centre providing RYA courses from beginners learning to sail to experienced sailors. Our sailing courses range from Start Yachting to Competent Crew and Day Skipper for those looking to skipper a yacht by day. Our Coastal Skipper course is for more experienced sailors looking to extend their cruising range and make extended coastal passages by day and night.

Ocean Sailing

In October and April we provide Ocean Sailing experiences for those who need to gain valuable sea miles with 640nm+ qualifying passages for their Yachtmaster Offshore/Ocean qualifications. We also have short ocean passages of 300nm for those with a more adventurous spirit to discover the rhythm of life on the ocean wave between Tenerife and Madeira.

Carbery Sailing’s Schedule

RYA Sailing Courses, Holiday Cruises and Ocean Passages are available, so contact us today and we’ll help you plan every aspect of your trip from your training, travel, and transfers to great accommodation.

Check out these Testimonials

...RYA Day Skipper Course... A must do course for experienced sailors who have had no formal instruction. Even better that it's in a great location and on a great boat with a great and knowledgeable skipper. In a word BRILLIANT.,

(Ireland) January 2016

My mid-January sailing trip to the Western Canary Islands with Carbery Sailing was one of the most memorable and enjoyable experiences I've had in some 13 years of sailing. We were brilliantly looked after by Chris and Aideen on board Merlin, their spacious and well-appointed Hallberg Rassy.,

(Ireland) January 2016

Couldn't have asked for more, had a really great time - I'm so sorry it is already over. Thanks al lot to the wonderful, competent and charming crew. Can't recommend this experience highly enough!.,

(Germany) September 2015

Carbery Sailing specialises in beginner's sailing and Fast Track RYA Day Skipper courses. We also undertake adventure sailing cruises on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, Ocean Passages to Spain, Madeira, the Azores and the Canaries on a Hallberg-Rassy 46.

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