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Junior events

Winter Topper Championships

A huge congratulations to all our sailors who partook in the Winter Topper Championships in Killyleagh Yacht Club up North under testing conditions. All the hard work over the winter has paid off with NYC sailors taking the top slots. Natasha Hemeryck came in first overall as well scooping up the 1st Lady Prize and Hugh O’Connor coming in 2nd overall. Caoimhe Seymour came in 3rd in the 4.2 series. Many congratulations to them all.  

Congratulations also to Christian Houlahan (A regular  Participant at the Topper Clinics at the NYC) who came first in the 4.2 series and to Conn Murphy and Finn Cleary (All regular Participants at the Topper Clinics at the NYC) who also competed.  

Baltimore early-bird deadline extended to 10pm Friday the 12th January

The deadline for availing of the early-bird discounted entry for Baltimore Spring Training Week has been extended to 10pm Friday the 12th January.  

This year sees the beginning of a revamping of the Baltimore Spring Camp with the goal of making it the premier Optimist training event in the Irish sailing calendar. A feature of this plan sees IODAI investing in enhancing the quality of the training at all levels. More structured training programmes will ensure that a higher level of skills will be acquired by all sailors. Performance sailors will benefit from more focused coaching, while an increased number of senior coaches will ensure that all sailors benefit from the expertise they bring.  Main features include:

Don’t miss out and make sure to sign up today.

www.iodai.com

 

Junior Awards & Dinner 25th November 2017

Junior Sailors Dinner at 7pm.

Followed by Prize Giving and Junior Disco until 10.30pm
Parents: A social evening Buffet Meal & glass of Wine in the JB room (7-9pm) until prizegiving @9pm

Juniors €10
Parents €20

BOOK HERE NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!

NYC Junior Sailing Celebrates its 50 years in style

Almost 150 supporters of sailing in the National Yacht Club got together on Saturday 30th September to mark the 50th Jubilee anniversary of NYC Junior section. Open to over 18s who have been involved in NYC’s junior section over the years as sailors, parents, friends and instructors, the evening reunited three generations to celebrate junior sailing at NYC. The evening was also an opportunity to raise funds for a fleet of Fireflies that will benefit NYC’s current young and upcoming sailors.

 

 

 

 

NYC sailors take 2nd & 3rd & 1st Girl in the Irish Sailing All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships 2017

Three NYC sailors (Rian Geraghty-McDonnell, Loghlen Rickard, Leah Rickard) were invited to participate in the ISA All-Ireland Junior Helmsman competition in Schull. Each year – the best helms from each class of boat are invited to race in a two day event to determine the best junior helm in Ireland. 

All Ireland Sailing Championships

U23 Finn World Championships Bronze Medallist Fionn Lyden will compete at the All Ireland Sailing Championships this weekend.

The senior event is scheduled to sail in GP14 dinghies and the Junior event in Schull’s own TR3.6 dinghies.

This year, the Juniors go first on 30 September –1 October at the Fastnet Outdoor & Marine Education Centre in Schull, West Cork followed by the All Ireland Championships on 7-8 October in Mullingar Sailing Club.

The All Ireland Sailing Championships have been running since 1947 and this year marks the 70th anniversary of this unique Irish competition. The aim of the event is to find the “champion of champions”.  Good luck to all the NYC competitors.