Seafest – Port of Cork

Seafest Try Sailing

Free for everyone

Limited to ages 5 plus

  • Fri 7 June – 10 till 5
  • Sat 8 June – 10 till 3
  • Sun 9 June – 3 till 5
  • The stand will be open all day Friday and Saturday for passers-by to come and chat and step on board Anna Emily.
  • Our stand is given to the swimmers on Sunday, so, unfortunately, we cannot exhibit from the stand but will be on board the Anna Emily on the pontoon.
  • Limited to ages 5plus

There will be –

    • 1720 keelboats coming from Royal Cork to bring people on Try Sailing sailing sessions up the river. This will be run on a rotation basis for queued attendees. No timetable, to bookings.
    • The lovely yacht “AnnaEmily” will be on the pontoon for people to step on board for a guide to how a large yacht works and talk to the skipper about how to sail and where you can go with a yacht.
    • Powerboats will be on the marina for safety cover.
  • Visitors can make the Try Sailing Try Knotting Challenge on the stand.
  • Irish Sailing professionals and volunteers from the local clubs and centres will be on hand to “Talk Sailing” and advise visitors on where they can Try and how.