Junior events

Optimist Events 2018

The Crosbie Cup takes place this weekend (July 28th and 29th) in Sutton Dinghy Club.  We are looking forward to a great weekend on the water for all our Silver Fleet and Regatta Fleet Sailors. 

Entries are still open for the Crosbie Cup, we have removed the late entry fee, so you can enter right up until Friday night for €60:05 per sailor.   

The Crosbie Cup is open to: Regatta Fleet/ Snr Silver/ Jnr Silver Sailors and is always a great family fun weekend.

Don’t miss out and enter today on

Congratulations To NYC’s Nell Staunton for finishing 8th place at the Laser Radial Youth World Championships

NYC member Nell Staunton, competing in the Laser Radial class at Youth World Sailing Championships in Texas this week has just finished the event in 8th Place! 

A fantastic result competing against 46 of the best female Laser Radial sailors in the world she never dropped out of the top 10. The conditions in Texas were tough with strong winds for 4 of the 5 days of the event. 


Great Success for the NYC Sailors in the 2018 Optimist French Nationals
Many congratulations to Fiachra McDonnell of NYC and the Irish IDT France Team who won the Optimist French Nationals after a fantastic week of sailing against some of the best sailors in Europe in the 200 sailor event.  Many congratulations also to fellow NYC and IDT Team France sailor Clementine van Steenberge who won best girl at the event, at only 11 years of age.

Congratulations also to NYC sailor Rocco Wright who finished 19th place overall. This was achieved despite very shifty and challenging conditions securing Irelands best results ever in this event!

Many congratulations to all the sailors on this great achievement.

Laser Radial Youth NYC’s Nell Staunton Eyes Top Ten Finish at Youth Worlds

The National Yacht Club’s Nell Staunton is up to eighth overall with one race left to sail
A fourth scored by National Yacht Club‘s Nell Staunton in race eight moves the Dubliner up to eighth overall in the Laser Radial Girls class of the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships at Corpus Christi Yacht Club in Texas with a single race left to sail today.
Good Luck to Nell who is sailing exceptionally well in this event and hopefully will continue her form in the last race today.

RIYC Junior Regatta – Wednesday 18th July

Entries are now open for the RIYC Junior Regatta

Registration takes place on Tuesday 17 July 1630 – 1830 and on Wednesday 18 July 0830 – 0930 hrs.

For details and online entry, visit 

Update on the Topper Traveller 3 Waterford Harbour Sailing Club 15th July 2018

Topper Traveller 3 Waterford Harbour Sailing Club 15th July 2018

Last weekend the 3rd Topper Traveller took place in Dunmore East at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club. Thirty four sailors took part in the event. Our National Yacht Club Sailors Hugh O’Connor, Natasha Hemeryck, Deirdre Turner, Eoghan Turner and Caoimhe Seymour did us proud yet again, taking the top positions in steady winds and rolling seas.