A day sail will bring you out into Bantry Bay, a 14 day charter will give you wings to head out to deeper waters and bigger mammals. Choose a period of time to suit you.

Jessy of Adrigole is based in Bantry Bay in West Cork and has the most beautiful cruising ground for you to explore.  In Bantry Bay alone you have Bere Island, Glengarriff Harbour with Garnish Island, Bantry, Dunboy and many exquisite sheltered coves. There are visiting dolphins, resident seals and numerous sea birds to enjoy.

The coastline of West Cork and Kerry is second to none, with numerous coves and bays to discover, from Roaring Water Bay to Derrynane Harbour and the headlands of Mizen, Sheeps, Dursey and Kerry within a days sailing. All bursting with wildlife.

Your skipper is the highly qualified and experienced Niall MacAllister – zoologist, ocean yachtmaster, RYA / Irish Sailing yachtmaster instructor, amazing chef, fluent french, tour guide.

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Sailing Expeditions

Step on board yacht Jessy of Adrigole for sailing expedition, wildlife and coastal discovery on the Wild Atlantic Way. PRIVATE SAILING EXPEDITIONS Charter Jessy of Adrigole with friends or family to explore and experience the wildlife of the Wild Atlantic Way Observing Fin Whales, Minke Whales, Risso Dolphins, Basking Sharks, Humpbacks, Bottle Nose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Porpoises, … Continue reading Sailing Expeditions

Sailing Rates

Charter Jessy with skipper or join a live aboard certified training course or adventure. Skippered Charter Rates High Season 30 May to 30 August 2021 Mid season31 August to 30 May 2022 21 day & 20 night   N/A  €           3520 14 day & 13 night  €           3300  €           2750 10 day & 9 night … Continue reading Sailing Rates

Jessy of Adrigole

Hands On Your skipper, an experienced ISA and RYA Yachtmaster Instructor and sailing coach, will help you learn the ropes while at sea. Helming, crewing and navigating are all part of your liveaboard experience. A few tips for a comfortable life at sea. We always try to make a landing in the dinghy on one … Continue reading Jessy of Adrigole

Sailing Trips

Take a gentle evening sail out into beautiful Bantry Bay on board the lovely Jessy of Adrigole. Come solo or with friends and family. Enjoy taking the helm or sit back and relax as your experienced skipper manages the boat on a sail out into Bantry Bay – bring up to 6 people on board. … Continue reading Sailing Trips

Sailing Courses

Jessy of Adrigole and Niall MacAllister provide certified Irish Sailing Cruising Training in Bantry Bay and the Cork, Kerry coast Learn to sail a yacht while enjoying the spectacular waters of Bantry Bay and the Cork and Kerry coastline.  Sailing with the dolphins, anchoring up with the seals and swimming off the back into crystal … Continue reading Sailing Courses