Sailing and English Programme 2021

Sailing & English Programme

Our Junior Sailing & English programme is designed to discover the excitement and joy of sailing, which can become a sport for life. Students attend English Classes each morning in IELA Summer School and learn sailing each afternoon. Our courses are run by qualified Instructors, accredited to the national governing body for sailing, Irish Sailing, and held in the safe waters around Howth and Ireland’s Eye. Transport to/from classes included along with a hot lunch served daily.

Download our 2021 Summer Brochure here and view pricing here

Programme Details

2021 Dates: July 2021
Groups or Individuals: We cater for individuals and groups
Arrival Days: Friday to Sunday
Minimum Stay: 2 weeks
Student Ages: 11 to 18 years old
Class Size: Maximum of 15 students per class
Location of School: St. Fintan’s High School, Dublin Road, Sutton
Sailing Location: Howth Yacht Club – Howth
Course Details: Students attend English Classes each morning and attend Sailing Course each afternoon. Transport included.Sailing courses suitable for various age groups and levels of experience. Choosing the right course will depend on your age, sailing experience and courses previously completed.  Hot lunch served daily.

Course Includes

  • Meet & Greet and private transfer to/from Dublin Airport
  • Full Board host family accommodation with local families, Sutton & Howth
  • Assessment in language school on arrival, registration and administration 15-hour English Class per week
  • Trinity London GESE curriculum
  • Trinity London GESE *exam preparation for students choosing to take exam.
  • All Course materials and IELA workbook
  • Student graded Certificate of attainment on course completion
  • 5 half day activities
  • 1 full day excursion per week
  • 2 Local evening optional activities
  • Leap travel card for duration of stay
  • Homestay within walking distance (or a 5-minute short bus journey)
  • Local Irish Teenagers assisting students with immersion and integration.
  • Additional free classes subject to availability
  • Safe exclusive and scenic environment.

A registration fee of €35 applies for each student

Flights not included. All students must purchase travel/medical insurance.

Available for purchase from IELA-Dublin.


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