Open Day

Galway Bay Sailing Club

Saturday, May 4th, Bank Holiday Weekend!

Sailspree, Sailfree!

Galway Bay Sailing Club are opening their doors to offer YOU the chance to try sailing for yourself and to invite you to our club and see what we are about!

Galway Bay Sailing Club is a very active club with over 380 members, ranging from junior, ordinary and family right through to senior members. We have a clubhouse that provides kitchen, bar and changing facilities, which is open all year round. Galway Bay Sailing Club offers cruiser sailing and year round dinghy and multihull sailing. During the winter, we host popular talks in our clubhouse to which we have attracted packed clubhouse audiences. Our very own 'ISA Senior Qualified Sailing Instructor', Thomas Mills, offers powerboat and sailing training courses from beginners to expert to both adults and juniors.

Open Day Galway Bay Sailing Club

Saturday, May 4th 2013 at 12-6pm

Renville Village

Oranmore, Galway

Water Based Activities 12-5pm

Why not take the opportunity to sample Cruiser, Multihull or Dinghy Sailing for yourself!

Come and see 'Parade of Sail' by our Junior and Accessible Sailors!

All are welcome!

Cruisers 12:30-15:30hrs

Cruisers- Hop on board and meet our sailors or see if you can hoist a main sail or take a cruise sail out on the bay.

Cruiser Slot 1 12:45 - 13:45

Cruiser Slot 2 14:00 - 15:00

Lifejackets/Buoyancy Aids Essential which can be provided by Galway Bay Sailing Club.

Sign up on the day to book your place! Limited places available so come early to avoid disappointment!

Multi Hulls 12:00-16:00hrs

Why not try sailing a Multihull boat such as a Dart 16.

For this you will need wet/dry suit and buoyancy aid (which can be provided by Galway Bay Sailing Club) and a change of dry clothes.

You will be in the very capable hands of experienced sailors and safety officers on standby who will keep a watchful eye on you!

Slot 1 13:00-13:30

Slot 2 13:30-14:00

Slot 3 14:00-14:30

Slot 4 14:30-15:00

Slot 5 15:00-15:30

Slot 6 15:30-16:00

Sign up on the day to book your place! Limited places available so come early to avoid disappointment!

Dinghys 12:00-16:00hrs

Try sailing a dinghy! We will have a fleet of Feva dinghys at your disposable with our very own experienced sailors ready to show you the ropes! You will need wet/dry suit and buoyancy aid (which can be provided by Galway Bay Sailing Club) and a change of dry clothes.
Slot 1 13:00-13:45
Slot 2 14:00-14:45
Slot 3
15:00-15:45
Sign up on the day to book a slot! Limited places available so come early to avoid disappointment!

Junior Opitimists Parade of Sail 13:00-16:00hrs

Our juniors will demonstrate their top class boat handling skills on the water!

Accessible Sailing 12:00-16:30hrs

Come and see our accessible sailors display how its done for those with physical disabilities!

Shore Based Activities 1-6pm

Galway Bay Sailing Clubhouse, Renville, Oranmore

  • Barbeque from 3-6pm
  • Scheduled Talks/Demonstrations from 1-4pm


For further information see our website www.gbsc.ie

or phone Thomas on (091) 794527


Click link below to see pictures from 2012 season!

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/b0qpxh56d7towuk/6jsoXBuPK8#/