Why DSC?

Donaghadee Sailing Club is an RYA Recognised Regional Training Centre running training courses for adults and juniors in dinghies, keel boats and powerboats from Easter and into the Autumn.

Whatever your level of ability, we have a course suitable for you.

The Club is an RYA Training Centre offering dinghy sailing and power boat training for all age groups, all delivered by our team of RYA trained instructors and Race Coaches.

The Club has also been awarded the ClubMark NI accreditation, giving parents the reassurance of quality coaching a safe environment and effective club management.

As an RYA Champion Club, we offer pathway training for juniors. The programme offers safe, effective racing and race training in the RYA recognised classes for juniors and youth age groups.

As an RYA sailability Centre we offer the sailing experience to those with certain disabilities.


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Members avail of substantial discounts on all our courses

Relax and Recharge

Sailing allows you to relax your mind and breathe the fresh air, while exercising your body. Sea air especially recharges and energises. Learning a new skill provides a workout for the mind and body.

If you would like to try a new sport, improve your existing skills or join our Club racing program, we have an inspiring and challenging programme to help you.

8 – 11 years old (Junior)

Beginners, improver and intermediate sailing courses will provide lifelong skills for active children, all whilst having lots of fun!

12 – 17 years old (Youth)

Enjoy learning with own age group in a fun, friendly environment with a range of club boats available for beginners and intermediates.

18 – 90 year olds (Adults)

Sailing offers something for all age groups. Challenge yourself with something new, gain new skills and a huge sense of achievement.

All Courses can be viewed and booked online via our Club Calendar