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West Cork Sailing

The Boat House, Adrigole, Ireland
+353 83 115 6672
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Kayaking with the seals

Great experience, good staff, good boats, good facilities, good safety awareness, excellent value... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
via mobile
Sailing holiday for a week along the west coast of Ireland

We had a wonderful sailing holiday along the west coast of Cork, up to Dingle Bay, the Blaskets... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Bernadette F
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Escape to the crystal clear sheltered waters of Bantry Bay, West Cork, Ireland for professional Yacht Cruising Training and Powerboat Training or simply to have some fun on the water with kayak and canoe rental and paddle with the seals within Adrigole Harbour. Come and visit our purpose built water side centre set in one of Europe's most beautiful harbours - Adrigole Harbour, off Bantry Bay.
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The Boat House, Adrigole, Ireland
+353 83 115 6672
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience, good staff, good boats, good facilities, good safety awareness, excellent value. Fantastic location and saw plenty of seals. My two sons, 8 and 12, and I enjoyed it immensely.

Thank Eoin008
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a wonderful sailing holiday along the west coast of Cork, up to Dingle Bay, the Blaskets, Skelligs and Valentia Island. Niall McAllister was the skipper and cook. We ate and slept on board, stopped in beautiful coves for swimming and snorkelling. A wonderful...More

Thank Bernadette F
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Pulled in on small day cruiser and asked to use toilet facilities and was refused. Offered to pay but was still refused. Staff eventually relented to allow 4yr old only use facilities. This is advertised as a marina. I am a regular visitor to Adrigole...More

Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Attended a course there. I found the whole experience unprofessional and definitely not what was advertised

1  Thank Maria H
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We saw kayaking with seals on the sign, I thought it was a bit of publicity spin to pull in the gullible tourist, that I am. But no we saw around 40 seals lying on rocks and bobbing up and down in the water as...More

Thank Worzal
Reviewed 15 July 2016

There's not much to do in Adrigole itself so we thought we'd give kayaking a go, and apparently we'd see some seals......well we weren't disappointed! There were plenty of seals, some basking out of the water and others popping up quite near us. We thoroughly...More

1  Thank CymraesoGaerdydd
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Plenty of opportunity for all water sports. Irish sailing association located in adrigole pier run by Gail macAllister.

Thank wiffy2014
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We love to sail, so we wanted to include a day of sailing during our vacation in Ireland. Right on the "Ring of Beara" (not too far from the "Ring of Kerry") in West Cork, near Kenmare - where we were staying - is the...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Half a days paddling with my two impossible to please teenagers. They were too exhausted to argue on the way home. We stopped out on the little island with the seals and had a great day. Fun and a really safe place to paddle around....More

Thank donbosco2014
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Six of us two adults and 4 tweenagers sailed n Jesse with Niall. I have sailed with a fair amount of good skippers and instructors over the years and Niall is top class. He allows all to learn in a calm and highly competent way...More

Thank James S
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