This depends on whether you sign up for any courses that become available from time to time. If you are introduced by a member, they may be happy to teach you what they can. Alternatively the friendly members of Killaloe Sailing Club are always glad to assist beginners. The taster evenings, while supervised, have limited instructional value, but are a good place to start. Typically, there is no substitute for going out on a calm day and putting into practice what you have picked up or read. The internet is a vast source of instructional information. No questions are silly from the point of view of the experienced members. We were all beginners at one time.
Throughout the sailing season, various coaching and training courses are provided for both juniors and adults – for beginners and more advanced sailors.