Galway Bay Boat Tours ISA Training Centre, Galway


Galway Bay Boat Tours is a fully-licensed Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Training Centre.  We offer a range of courses in sailing and powerboating.  Whether you want to get afloat for the first time, or wish to improve your skills, Galway Bay Boat Tours will provide you with everything you need!   We work off a nationwide syllabus directed by the ISA and all courses are lead by an ISA trained instructor.

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Level 1: Introduction to Powerboating

This practical one-day course is aimed at beginners and gives you the basic knowledge and skills required to become competent crew on a vessel. You will learn the essential information required to safely handle a powerboat including some basic maneuvers, knots and important checks before operating an engine. This course is a taster of all things boating and it is recommended that it is followed with the ISA Level 2 National Powerboating Certificate course.

ISA Powerboat training

Level 2: National Power-boating Certificate

This practical two-day course is the “driving licence” of boating. On successful completion of the course you will be capable of taking charge of a powerboat without supervision in familiar waters. The course includes training in boat preparation and handling both afloat and ashore. At Galway Bay Boat Tours our variety of boats means that you will learn to handle both inboard and outboard engines and navigate using both console and tiller steer. It is also possible to receive tuition onboard your own boat. Full program on ISA website.

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Level 3: Safety Boat

The essential course for all those involved with sailing, kayaking, windsurfing or race management. This course will teach you to provide safety and rescue cover.

Arrange Your Power Boat Training Course

Minimum 3 people needed per course.

Contact Galway Bay Boat Tours to arrange your power boat training course.

Professional Qualification from Ireland's Training Governing Body:   'Irish Sailing'

Professional Qualification from Ireland's Training Governing Body: 'Irish Sailing'