Junior events

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

NYC Junior Section Golden Jubilee 2017

To mark the Golden Jubilee of the NYC Junior Section which was founded in May 1967, the NYC will host a weekend of celebrations on Saturday May 20th & Sunday May 21st 2017.

The Festivities will kick off with a reunion dinner for those who were members of the Junior Section between 1967 and 1972 on Saturday. On Sunday there will be a family fun day with a number of sailing races held in front of the clubhouse featuring past and present junior parents, members, and organisers. As well as sailing there will be a BBQ and plenty of fun activities ashore – a day for all NYC members and families to enjoy…

Read the full post to register

Update on the Second Topper Traveller

The Second Topper Traveller took place in Rush Sailing Club last weekend .Six sailors from the NYC took part they were Hugh O’Connor ,Natasha Hemeryck ,Jack Hall , Deirdre Turner Eoghan Turner and Caoimhe Seymour.