Junior events

Coach support for The Nationals for Optimist main fleet sailors

The NYC together with the RSGYC are providing coaching support for our main fleet optimist sailors taking part in the Nationals in Lough Derg from Monday the 15th August to Friday the 19th August. The cost for the coaching is €100 per child. Read the full post to register for this on the water support if you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hall and Clodagh

Nationals closing date this Friday July 29th!

REMINDER: Nationals closing date this Friday July 29th!

Regular Entry Fee: €160 – Closing Date: Friday 29th July

Late Entry Fee: €260 – up to Wednesday 3rd August

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If you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hall and Clodagh O’Connor.

Irish Feva Nationals

The McCready Sailboats Irish RS Feva Nationals, hosted by Greystones Sailing Club took place from July 18th – 20th. The event was sailed mid-week this year in order to attract as many young sailors as possible – this proved successful with 38 boats turning out to compete in the event.

Crosbie Cup 2016

Three NYC juniors took part in the 2016 Crosbie Cup which was hosted by Lough Ree Yacht Club over the weekend of 16th 17th July. Over 50 sailors took part in the annual event where there were six races in Main fleet and eight races in Regatta fleet, the wind conditions were breezy with plenty of capsizes on the first day. The sailors representing the NYC were David Corcoran and Zoe Hall who sailed in the Junior Main Fleet and Billy Mc Carthy who sailed in Regatta Fleet.

Optimist Events Don’t forget to register for the Nationals

This Event is now open for registration.

All competitors are requested to download and complete the following forms and bring to Lough Derg Yacht Club at Registration.

Consent & Declaration Form

Measurement Form 2016

Medical Consent From

This Event is now open for registration on the IODAI website at


Junior Regatta 2016 – Report

A beautiful sunny morning on July 6th herald the start of the NYC 2016 Junior Regatta.  In total there were 138 junior sailors entered in the event.

There was a  BBQ after the race for competitors  in the National Yacht Club, followed by prize giving, and later on a Junior Disco.  All had a great day and were looking forward to next years event.