Junior events

IDT Team Poland Optimist Events

Best of luck to National Yacht Club sailors Hugh O’Connor and Zoe  Hall who headed off to Poland  yesterday as part of the International Development Team!

International Development Team – Poland 2017 pictured yesterday at Dublin Airport prior to their departure to compete in the Dziwnów Cup.

Team: Zoe Hall, Grace Fahy, Patrick Bruen, Jacques Murphy, Jamie […]

IDT Poland

Optimist Events


At the recent Prize Giving of the Optimist Munsters , team gear was presented to the International Development Poland Team. Hugh O’Connor and Zoe Hall of the NYC are on the team who are travelling to Dziwnow, Poland at the end of the month to compete in the Energa Cup. Also on the team are Patrick Bruen RCYC, Jamie Venner RCYC, Jacques Murphy RStGYC, Ben Graf LRYC and Grace Fahy RStGYC/LDYC.

We wish them all the best in this Event.

Topper Wicklow Travellers Report

There was a good gathering of Topper sailors at Wicklow SC, Sunday 14th May, with an overall 36 sailors taking part: 28 off 5.3 Rig and 8 off 4.2 Rig sailors. Four races were held in very blustery conditions, squally, sunny bright, wet – ranging from F1 to F4 – making for tough conditions all round, particularly with a good tidal flow across the course.

Optimist Munsters Update 2017

NYC sailors were well represented in the Main Fleet top five. Leah Rickard finished 2nd place overall in Senior Gold Fleet and 1st girl. Hugh Turvey finished overall 3rd place in Senior Gold Fleet. Luke Turvey finished overall 2nd place in Junior Gold Fleet. Sam Ledoux finished overall 4th place in Junior Gold Fleet.

The ISA Youth Pathway National Championships 2017

NYC sailors got top 5 finishes in both Laser Radial and 4.7 fleets in Ballyholme!

The ISA Youth Pathway National Championships 2017 took place April 20th-23rd, 2017 in Ballyholme Yacht Club.
The NYC was well represented by 6 sailors in the Laser Radial and one sailor in the Laser 4.7…read the full post for a full report

420 Ulster Championships Ballyholme Yacht Club

The 420 Ulsters took place in Ballyholme Yacht Club on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th. There was a mixture of weather conditions to test the sailors over the 2 days. Nicola and Fiona Ferguson, Dara Donnelly and Cliona Coyle from the National Yacht Club travelled up to Ballyholme Yacht Club. 6 races took place over the 2 days.

All-girls crews dominated the 420 event, occupying the first 3 places overall. Gemma McDowell and Emma Gallagher from MYC won the event, Grace O’Beirne and Kathy Kelly from the RStGYC came 2nd and Nicola and Fiona Ferguson from the NYC came 3rd. Dara Donnelly and Cliona Coyle also had a great event and came 4th overall.

Full results can be found here