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Easter Refresher Course 2019

A 4 day course for beginners and those who would like a few pointers before the season starts is running from Tuesday the 23rd to Friday the 26th of April.  The course will cover the Level 1 ISA start sailing program or concentrate on refresher skills for those that have done a course before.  Price €120.  Time, 10-5pm each day.


2019 summer program

Check out our summer program of junior courses for 11 -18 years and our Cara Na Mara courses for 7 -10 year olds!IMG_6376

Learn to sail on beautiful Lough Swilly

Rathmullan Sailing & Watersports School offers classes for children and adults on the beautiful waters of Lough Swilly. We run week-long courses in the summer months with weekend and evening courses throughout the year. Find out more about The School.

From entry level to high performance – we’ve got the boats

Our cheerful Laser Picos are ideal for introductory courses in which you’ll build up your basic skills. As your skills improve and your ambition grows, you’ll be introduced to high performance sailing with spinnakers and trapeze work on our Laser Bahias.

Who are we?

We’re a not-for-profit community-based initiative of the Rathmullan & District Resource Centre and an Irish Sailing Association (ISA) accredited Training Centre. Find out more about The School.

From School to Club

Once you’ve learned the basics of sailing at the School, stay on the water regularly by joining our sister organisation, Rathmullan Sailing & Watersports Club. The club has regular open sails and an excellent youth sailing programme.

For full details, visit the Rathmullan Sailing & Watersports Club website.

Our Waters

The Swilly is a long, sheltered finger of water wedged between Inishowen and Fanad, two wonderfully wild and beautiful peninsulas on Donegal’s northern coast. It’s small enough for beginners to feel comfortable getting on the water, and big enough for the more advanced to explore and test their skills. We plan our courses to take the best advantage of the Swilly’s tremendous natural assets.

Fully ISA-approved

Rathmullan Sailing & Watersports School is fully approved by the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) and maintains rigourous procedures to ensure that equipment is safe and instructors are fully qualified.