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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.

Reminder to register for the Optimist Munsters

Reminder to register for the Optimist Munsters

Registration closes for the Optimist Munsters this Wednesday 3rd May at 10pm.

Entry is €60 Don’t forget to register on http://iodai.com/

The Munsters take place in Kinsale Yacht Club, Kinsale, Co. Cork on the weekend of May 13th and 14th.

So don’t miss out and enter today!

Update on the Optimist Trials 2017 Ballyholme

The Optimist Dinghy Irish team trials took place in Ballyholme Northern Ireland over Easter. Sixty two pre-qualified sailors from all over Ireland took part with the ambition of achieving a place on an IODAI (International Optimist Association of Ireland) supported Irish sailing team. 12 sailors from the National Yacht club participated. They were: Conor Gorman, Luke Turvey,  Leah Rickard, Hugh Turvey, Nathan van Steenberge, Charlie Cullen, Hugh O’Connor, Sam Ledoux, Eoghan Turner, Louis-Marie Jullo, Clementine van Steenberge and  Zoe Hall. They all trained very hard over the winter in Dun Laoghaire and some travelled to the UK, Holland and Spain in preparation for this important event.

ISA Youth Nationals Ballyholme 2017

Topper Report

The Isa Youth Nationals took place in Ballyholme last weekend.The Event was hosted from Thursday the 20th April to Sunday the 23rd April.

Each evening there was a talk by one of Ireland’s leading sailors/coaches – on Wednesday – Bill O’Hara, Thursday – Annalise Murphy, Friday – Olympian Matt McGovern d Saturday – Ross Killian and Russel McGovern.

Four NYC sailors competed in the Topper event. Natasha Hemeryck, Jack Hall, Deirdre Turner and Caoimhe Byrne.

There were 32 competitors and 7 races in total.

Update on 420 Sailing in the NYC

Sixteen 420 sailors took part in a two-day open training clinic over Easter in preparation for the Youth Nationals.

Six NYC sailors competed in the Youth Nationals in Ballyholme Yacht Club from 20th to 23rd April 2017. Heather Spain, Iseult Kneafsey, Dara Donnelly, Cliona Coyle, Nicola and Fiona Ferguson represented the club at this highly competitive event…

Read the full post to see how they fared (plus a great picture gallery of the event!)