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Discover yachting at Howth on the water in a perfect 3 hour sailing experience

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Navigate your own way to Howth Yacht Club , 40 minutes from Dublin City Centre by bus or train. 
  1. Meet your skipper and crew in the best maritime training facilites in Ireland.
  2. Safety briefing -Set your jib with basic theory, kit, boats, sailing area and voyage plan 
  3. Pick up your waterproofs and safety gear and "tog-out" in the comfortable and spacious changing rooms. 
  4. Head for the pontoons, board your Yacht and get the feel of the cockpit, decks and cabin..  
  5. Familiarisation and feeling of your J80 yacht as you motor out of the harbour.
  6. Check the breeze, hoist the sails and feel the natural power of the wind start to drive the hull through the salty water.  
  7. Get the feel the of tacking, gybing, running , reaching, beating maneuvring the boat as a crew. 
  8. Circumnavigate Ireland's Eye discovering the habitats and creatures that make this such an ecologically rich coastal habitat.
  9. Return to the club come alongside and tie up your boat .
  10. Get back into your "civvies", hand back your wet gear,  and freshen up 
  11. Bottoms up-Join us on the balcony to debrief and share the Aprês high
  12. Howth is your oyster, and the Capital of Adventure with the best coastal craic in Ireland 


Howth on the Water - J80 Yachting Experience 

  • Discover yachting for yourself, sole travellers, couples and groups 
  • Shipshape and Bristol Fashion -Beautiful 30 foot / 9m J80 yachts set up for training. 
  • Run a tight ship -Thorough safety briefing
  • Professional clothing and safety equipment provided  
  • Fully IYA ( Check Certifications ) approved and insured
  • Sailing lesson and eco cruise on the UNESCO Dublin Bay Biosphere
  • Inspiring coastal habitats and wildlife up close and personal
  • Get the feel of rope and boat handling, sails , breezes, hull and tides with a professional instructor  
  • Make the coastal nature and wildlife of Ireland your own. 
  • Come ashore to the comfort of your club , and wrap up the Aprês on the balcony, bar or restaurant. 


  1. Middle Pier, Howth Harbour, Howth
  2. The Island Mark -Martello Tower Irelands Eye
  3. The Dunbo mark
  4. The Stack Mark (Gannet)
  5. Balscadden mark
  6. The Thulla Seal Colony
  7. The South Rowan mark