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Baltimore Sailing Club was founded in 1956 as a summer sailing club. From its inception it has been successfully developing leisure and competitive sailing in Baltimore Harbour. The Club over the years has continued to expand and teach safe sailing skills to young people from all backgrounds. With a function room, kitchen and bar it is very active in the summer months running sailing events, courses and many social activities.

Situated in West Cork on the edge of Roaringwater Bay. The clubhouse is on the pier and close to all facilities. Baltimore Harbour is a busy fishing village all year around with a regular ferry service to the many islands.


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BSC Dinner Dance 2022

December 1st, 2022|

We are pleased to announce that the annual Baltimore Sailing Club Dinner Dance will take place on the 29th December in Casey's of Baltimore! Tickets can be purchased through our online store. Get them [...]

Women on the Water is back in Baltimore this August!

August 4th, 2022|

Fundraiser for Breakthrough Cancer Research & Marymount Hospice Returns to the Water After a Covid-enforced break, Baltimore Sailing Club’s unique cancer fundraiser, Women on the Water, returns on Thursday 11th August 2022.  BSC has issued an [...]

Catalogues Cup 2022

April 13th, 2022|

Catalogues Cup racing starts Sunday 24th April 2022, for junior sailors! Every Sunday weather permitting until June 26th. Briefing outside the clubhouse at 1315. First Gun at 1355. All welcome! Enter online using this [...]

Irish Sailing

Irish Sailing is the national governing body for sailing, powerboating and windsurfing. Their objective is to develop, support and promote sailing, through their courses, events and initiatives.

The Irish Sailing Association set and maintain standards of all training and coaching throughout Ireland. There are 105 + Irish Sailing Training Centres running internationally recognised courses, certificates and qualifications  within Ireland, (including “Try Sailing” for new sailors, “Women on the Water” campaign, and “Sailability” for disabled sailors).

All of the courses run by Baltimore Sailing Club are ISA accredited courses and all of our sailing instructors are fully qualified ISA certified instructors. All of our courses are set to the defined ISA levels and run in accordance to the appropriate course level ISA curriculum.

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