Junior Training

Spring Coaching 2017

We have an exciting programme of Spring Sunday coaching sessions (starting 5th March) and specialist clinics (starting 15th January for the DOGs!) for all classes of Junior dinghies (Optimists, Toppers, 420s, Lasers)

For details on all the programmes, and to register, please click here

Summer Course Schedule 2016

Please see below the schedule for summer 2016

Course 1 Tuesday 07th June to Fri 17th June

Specific Clinics offered: Team Racing Clinic

Course 2 Mon 20th June to Friday 01st July

Specific courses offered: Adventure Course (26th June – 01st July, one week only)

Course 3 Mon 04th July to Fri 15th July

Specific courses offered: Topper Performance Clinic (11th – 15th July)

Course 4 Mon 18th July to Friday 29th July

Specific courses offered: Team Racing Clinic

Course 5 Tuesday 02th August – Friday 12th August

Specific courses offered: Opi Performance Clinic (08th – 12th August)


Booking Forms will be available in February.

*Denotes: clinic dates are subject to change, these are offered in addition to the various levels of ISA 2 week certification courses.


Transition Year Sailing Programme 2015/2016

The TY programme for 2015/16 is currently being planned in conjunction with the Rstgyc .

For further information

Please contact Ruth Shanahan at Or Elva Osullivan at

Junior Pre Race Optimist Training – Extra June dates

For Sailors who have completed Basic Skills and need to build confidence with a view to racing.  Instruction will take place at the same time as Friday Racing, 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

We are adding  2 more weeks of coaching – Friday 19th and 26th inclusive. The cost is €20. Read full post for online registration

Optimist Ulsters Coach Support – 6th / 7th of June

2015 Coach Support for main fleet sail

Optimist Ulster’s Coach Support, 6th and 7th June 2015 Coach support for main fleet optimist sailors – €40
Register here

Thomas Chaix Optimist Clinic – The 30th, 31st and 1st of June for Main Fleet Circuit Sailors

10-5pm Cost €120 for 1st child in family, €100 for 2nd child in same family.