Discover Sailing

Never sailed before? Why not join us to Discover Sailing?

Free taster session on Larne Lough.

Pre booking required.

Saturday 8th June 2024

Session 1: 10:00 to 1130 hrs

Session 2: 1130 to 1300 hrs

Get on the water in dinghies, keel boats and safety boats with experienced sailors and instructors. Families, Adults and Children from 8 years old.

We have a range of follow on courses and activities for children and adults so come and find out more.

Enjoy the hospitality on shore, BBQ from 12pm and have a chat with our volunteers.

Other Activities

  • Larne RNLI Lifeboat will be at the club and available to walk around from 12.15- 2.15pm.

EABC's GALA day from 2pm with:

  • Adult Raft Race
  • Kids onshore fun and games
  • Live Music from 2-5pm
  • BBQ
  • Vistors welcome

Discover Sailing Information 

  1. Where is East Antrim Boat Club?    Address 88 Coastguard Road, Larne, BT40 1AU, Google Maps                                  
  2. Can I park?   There is a car park on the left before you arrive at EABC, There is a sign so please park here and walk the 100m to the club house
  3. When do I arrive and where do I go?  Please arrive at the club for the beginning of your booking time. When you arrive please sign in with our registration team. Once you are registered you can then use the changing facilities to get ready for our on water activities.
  4. What should I bring? If you have any sailing/ boating kit (wetsuit, buoyancy aids etc) please bring your own. We have sailing kit that you can borrow but you could bring trainers that you don't mind getting wet, a towel and bathing suit and a spare change of clothes.
  5. Are there refreshments on the day? The club bar will be open and you are welcome to sit and enjoy the day from here. We will be having  a BBQ from 12:00pm.

  6. What can I expect on the day? We want everyone to experience the hospitality, activities and lovely surroundings at EABC. Please enjoy your on the water taster session and then make yourself comfortable at the club and soak the day in. We will have membership and sailing course offers on the day so you can find out more about our Summer activities, training and sign up for your next adventure.                                                                     

  7. What will it cost?    The Discover Sailing Event is Free.                                                                                               

  8. Who can I contact to ask another question? Please email                                       

  9. Are there any Terms and Conditions?

    There are a number of terms and conditions to ensure we have your permision to use images for promotion of the event and data protection consents with East Antrim Boat Club and RYANI. These will be expalined to you at registration. This free event is supported by Sport NI's Project Reboot Funding Stream. We will send you a pre and post event form that they would like you to complete.  Children under the age of 6 can not partcipate in on the water acivites, but are welcome to partcipate in some off the water activites. Further details are avalaible on our booking link.  Please create an account with your e mail address and your own password, and select the time slot you wish. Parents must provide consent for all under 18's to partcipate. To view our terms and conditions please click on the following links  RYA Privacy and Data protection Policy East Antrim Boat Club  Booking Terms and Conditions  and Data Privacy Policy. 


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       88 Coastguard Rd,

       Larne, Co. Antrim

             Northern Ireland

             BT40 1AU 

     Tel: +44 (0) 28 28 277 204