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English + Sailing – Malahide – Dublin – Ages 11-17

This Sailing and English Language Camp combines 15 hours English Language tuition in the mornings and Sailing in Howth Yacht Club four afternoons per week. In addition, students have two trips per week. This programme is the ideal way for students to fully immerse themselves in the language by and meeting new friends while improving their sports’ skill.

Students take part in the Classic Junior Summer School tuition programme and then in the afternoons attend the sailing programme with Irish teenagers. Howth, on the coast of Dublin is an ideal base for students to learn about water sports.

Howth Yacht Club provide training to students in J80 keelboats, with an Irish Sailing qualified instructor accompanying the trainees in each boat.

Each Afternoon will include 3 hours of Sailing. All levels can be catered for from total beginner to advanced and all instructors are Qualified ISA (Irish Sailing Association) instructors. In addition to English language tuition and sailing, students will take part in Friday and Saturday cultural tours.

2 weeks course

From 29 July to 24 August 2019

Package includes:

  • Assessment on Arrival, Registration & Administration
  • 15 Hour Tuition per Week (Max of 15 students per class)
  • 12 Hours of Sailing per Week
  • Irish Leader to Accompany Groups on all Activities
  • Quality Host Family Accommodation within Walking Distance
  • One Nationality per Host Family Guaranteed unless otherwise requested
  • All Course Materials and use of  Student Textbook
  • Student Exit Report & Graded Certificate of Attainment
  • 1 Half Day Dublin City
  • 1 Full Day Excursion outside Dublin
  • Private Coach Transfers to Horse Riding Centre and Activities (no travel pass)
  • Optional Free Activities 4 Evenings per week including Disco, Zumba

2 Weeks: € 1850

3 Weeks € 2730

4 Weeks € 3160


Classic  and Intensive English courses are also available at this school for teenagers and adults, please contact us directly for more information.

Airport Transfers can be arranged including sign ins or unaccompanied minor services for 50 euro each way

If you need a VISA, please contact us  before booking online.



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The syllabus is as an active link between teacher and student, identifying the needs and objectives of the learner and the activities which will take place in the classroom.  It is for all level learners which offers multi-lesson ideas across all skills.

The focus is on teaching through activities, task based lessons and our Cultural modules introduce you to the most interesting parts of Irish life.


Intercultural Irish Teenage Programme

As part of the school's continuous efforts to maintain high quality classes and to enhance our student’s intercultural experience, we have weekly lessons called the Intercultural Teenage Programme.  Irish, teenage students will join lessons to lead an exercise alongside teacher which allows our students the opportunity to connect with Irish teenagers, their peers and we have had an incredibly positive response to this programme.


Host Families in Walking Distance

All our students stay in carefully selected families in Malahide and all students can walk to work. We guarantee one nationality per family unless otherwise requested. Our Families are the highlight of the experience and have quality assurance procedures in place, ensuring great stays for all our students.


Malahide, Dublin

This college has been over 25 years in the heart of Malahide and operates an all year round International language school.   With over 2 kilometres of golden, sandy beaches, wonderful walks along a naturistic estuary and stunning marina, Malahide village is an epicentre of activity for our students.   They have been recognised by the town as Organisation of the Year and also received the Service Excellence Award showing our unique and prominent position in Malahide.

The Classic Junior Programme takes place in this beautiful part of Dublin. Malahide is on Dublin’s coast line and slogan is ‘Malahide has it’. They have Malahide Castle, a Beautiful Seaside Village, Marina, Coastal Walks and Great Host Families all of whom live in Malahide so students can walk to school. Malahide is an affluent safe area for students which has easy access to Dublin City Centre – Just 25 minutes by train so your students can see the best of Dublin but return to Malahide in the evenings.  Our School is located in the centre of Malahide and we also have additional centres in Malahide – Malahide Community School and St. Oliver Plunketts School both modern High Schools.

The school guarantees one nationality per host family unless otherwise requested, the majority of host families have 1 – 3 students at any time. If you have special requests regarding host family accommodation we are happy to try to meet these requirements. All host family accommodation is within walking distance of the school and vetted by the school's Staff.

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