The Team

Our team of instructors have years of sailing experience and a range of ISA instructor qualifications. All our instructors have up to date first aid training, powerboat and vhf radio licences and Garda Vetting. John & Ellen, our Senior Instructors, also hold third level qualifications in sports management.

Instructors

Brian

Brian McDowell

Brian has almost forty years experience in Dinghy & Keelboat Sailing. He was Centre Principal in Malahide Yacht Club when it was short listed for ISA Training Centre of the Year in 2013.
John

John Mahon

John is qualified as a Keelboat, Dinghy, Windsurfing & Powerboat Instructor. He has a degree in Sports Management and several years experience as an instructor.
Ellen

Ellen Jennings

Ellen is qualified as a Dinghy & Powerboat Instructor. Ellen has a Diploma in Sports Management and several years experience as an instructor.
Orlagh

Orlagh Thompson

Orlagh is studying Sociology in Trinity College. She is an active keelboat and dinghy sailor, who has represented Ireland at World Championship level.
Thomas

Thomas Natin

Thomas is studying for his Leaving Certificate in Dublin. He is an active keelboat and dinghy sailor, and has been involved in instructing and coaching sailing for two years.