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Junior Sailing

Junior Summer Courses 2018 – Registrations now open!

The summer course dates for our two week IS sailing courses in 2018 are below:

Course 1: Tues 5th June – Fri 15th June

Course 2: Mon 18th June – Fri 29th June

Course 3: Mon 2nd July – Fri 13th July

Course 4: Mon 16th July – Fri 27th July

Course 5: Mon 30th July – Fri 10th Aug

NEW We plan to introduce extra levels this year, e.g. Junior Adventure, Advanced Boat Handling for Kites & Wires and will continue with the hugely successful Teenage sailing courses.

FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, LEVELS AVAILABLE IN EACH COURSE, AND TO REGISTER
PLEASE CLICK HERE

Friday Night Optimist Training (Minors, Pre-racing & Start Racing levels)

The NYC Junior Section is delighted to be able to offer coaching for Optimist Sailors on Friday evenings during April, May and June.

We are offering coaching for three groups of sailors, depending on your child’s experience. Please read the descriptors carefully to ensure you book in for the right level.

Dates: The course runs for 9 weeks on Friday evenings from 17.00-19.30 to coincide with the Friday race training. The course starts on Friday 27th April and ends on Friday 22nd June.

Details and Registration here

Friday Night Junior Summer Racing Series 2018

Friday Night Junior Racing will be starting on 27th April until 22nd June – running for 9 Fridays. This is a great way to gain racing experience and have fun at the same time.

NOR / SIs and Online Entry are available HERE

Midweek Nippers – Registrations now open

In  May and June every year the Club runs coaching sessions one evening a week for Minors from 6 to 8 years old.

This is very popular and is a great way, particularly for children and parents to make new friends.
The sailing is done in Optimists and no boat is required. Come and try some fun sailing no boat needed. 
Starting on Wednesday 16th of May for 6 weeks (until 20th June) and running from 1730 to 1930.

Register here 

Topper Clinic 5th & 6th May 2018

The National Yacht Club is organising a Topper coaching clinic on Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th May 2018.

The price is €40 per sailor for the 2 days for those who have already done the winter coaching  Please register below

Please register here

Update on Optimist Trials 2018

The Optimist Dinghy Irish team trials took place in The RSGYC last weekend as part of the Volvo Irish Sailing Youth Pathway National Championships 2018 which were being hosted jointly by the National Yacht Club and the Royal St George Yacht Club Dun Laoghaire.