Sailing Getting Started

Carrickfergus Marina is the perfect location to get hooked on sailing. Getting started couldn’t be easier as we offer a range of quality services on site to cater to your sailing needs and get you afloat.

Marina Staff
Our highly knowledgeable and experienced staff are always on hand and will be delighted to provide any assistance, support  or information you need.

Sea Cadets
The Sea Cadets organise community activities, social events and, vitally, educate young people in the skills involved in sailing.

Carrickfergus Sailing Club
Since 1891 Carrickfergus Sailing Club (previously Carrickfergus Amateur Rowing Club, founded in 1866) has been an important element in the sailing community. Offering a varied programme of events, information, training, racing and helpful advice.
Carrickfergus Sailing Club
Rodger’s Quay
Carrickfergus
BT38 8BE

Tel: 028 9335 1402
Fax: 028 9335 9302
E: info@carrickfergussc.org
W: www.carrickfergussc.org

Belfast Lough Sailability
Its plain sailing by disabled people.
Belfast Lough Sailability was established in September 2001 and received charitable status in May 2002. It is an accredited RYA centre for Sailability.Based at Carrickfergus Marina, Belfast Lough Sailability has specially adapted boats and equipment to enable people with all ranges of abilities to enjoy and experience the thrill of sailing. Anyone interested in finding out more about participating in or volunteering for Belfast Lough Sailability, should visit-

Website: www.belfastloughsailability.com
E-mail: belfastloughsailabilityni@gmail.com
Tel: 07775776933

MGM Boats:
With a base at Carrickfergus Marina - MGM Boats- Founded in 1997 MGM Boats has grown from a family owned Boat Sales and Service Outlet to a highly successful International Brokerage company with established bases in the UK, Ireland and Mediterranean. All of the sales personnel are highly experienced and adequately qualified in all aspects of Boat Brokering. Fully fledged members of the British Marine Federation, all of the sales personnel are certified members of the ABYA (Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents) and abide by their code of practice.
MGM Boats marketing strategy is unique and unmatched in the leisure industry. MGM Boats have recently extended into the Middle East and Russia, promoting their sales on all major portals and search engines and on social media platforms.
W: www.mgmboats.com
E:  john@mgmboats.com