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Saturday 28th March


Ballyholme Yacht Club

Session Times

Session 1 - 09:30 to 10:30

Session 2 - 10:30 to 11:30

Session 3 - 11:30 to 12:30

Session 4 - 12:30 to 13:30

Session 5 - 13:30 to 14:30

Session 6 - 14:30 to 15:30

Session 7 - 15:30 to 16:30


£30.00 (50% off normal price)

Key Points
  • Learn to sail in the beautiful Ballyholme Bay
  • Exclusive use of the boat and your very own RYA Qualified Instructor
  • Ticket valid for up to 3 people
  • Suitable for ages 8 and up

About the Event

Ever wanted to learn how to sail but didn’t know how to give it a go? Well now you can!

Sailing is a fantastic sport for everyone to enjoy. No experience is necessary and there is no need to be a member of the club to have a go; Ballyholme Yacht Club is welcoming anyone to come along and try sailing in their Laser dinghies.

Each ticket will be valid for you and up to 2 friends or family members meaning you will have exclusive use of the boat along with your very own instructor ensuring you will get plenty of hands on experience from the experts. Alternatively if you want to have the entire session to yourself then you can go it alone and have a one on one lesson with an instructor, the choice is up to you!

The session will cover all safety procedures and how to gear up for the water before introducing you to your boat and giving you the chance to set sail and learn the ropes. We aim to make our sailing sessions as safe and fun as possible to ensure you get the most out of the session and have a great time. When you arrive at the yacht club you will be given your gear and about 15 minutes to get changed before spending approximately 45 minutes on the water. You will be in a Laser Bahia Sailing Dinghy which can fit up to 3 people and an instructor.

Dinghy sailing can be relaxing, exciting, challenging, fun, and a real break from daily modern life. Come and see what it does for you.

Added Extra - Discount on SunFlower Sandwiches


10% discount on all food and drink ordered at Sunflower Sandwich Company when you show your Northern Ireland Adventureland ticket. T&Cs apply.

Ballyholme Yacht Club (inc Sailing School)

+44 44(0)28 9127 1467

What's Included

Safety briefing

Expert Instruction

Windproof jacket, wetsuit and buoyancy aid are provided by us but you can bring your own if you wish

We also have changing areas with toilets and warm showers

Access to the yatch club bar afterwards

What to Bring

warm clothing (lots of woollen layers) for the upper body

a hat

gloves (cycling gloves are good)

trainers that you don’t mind getting wet (not wellington boots)

warm socks

a complete change of clothes


plastic bin bag for wet clothes

ties for long hair

no jewellery

MEDICATION (inhalers etc.)

Your sandwiches from SunFlower Sandwich bar on the way! (10% discount applies to you too) http://sunflowersandwichbar.com/


Anyone age 8+ years

Children 8-17 years old must be supervised by an adult (either ashore or afloat)

Please contact Alice at Ballyholme if you've any concerns about disabilities or medical conditions prior to booking.

Directions to Location

Follow the main road through central Bangor.

At the bottom of the hill stay in the left lane but veer around to the right. Continue past the Salty Dog Hotel(on your right) and the North Pier (on your left). Continue around the coast to Ballyholme Bay. We are the only building on the seaward side of the road and surrounded by boats. Parking is available on the street. Please meet in the main club foyer of Ballyholme Yacht Club.