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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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Annual General Meeting

December 28th, 2020|

The Annual General Meeting is traditionally held on the 30th December. Due to Covid 19 restrictions we will be unable to hold an “in person” AGM on this day. We are allowed to have the [...]

Richard Bushe RIP

November 28th, 2020|

Thursday 26th November saw the sad passing of Richard Bushe at the age of 91 in his home, The Cove Baltimore. Richard Bushe was one of the strongest supporters of Baltimore Sailing Club since it’s [...]

Sloop sailing season comes to a close

October 5th, 2020|

It was a fitting end to a great season of racing for the Heir Island Sloops last Saturday as beautiful conditions welcomed sailors afloat to compete in the final three races.  The full results for [...]

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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