Junior Sailing

Christmas Junior Regatta RSGYC 3rd December

The RSGYC will be hosting its Christmas Regatta on Saturday the 3rd of December 2016 and would like to extend an invite to our Junior Sailors. In the event of unfavourable weather conditions, this will be moved to Sunday the 4th of December as an alternative day. There will be no late entry fee charged if sailors are signed up by this weekend 26/27 November.

To enter please use the link below.

Optimist Baltimore Spring Training Week 2017 Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the Optimist Baltimore Spring Training Week 2017

Sunday 19th February to Friday 24th February 2017,

Registration for 2017 Annual IODAI membership is also open.

Transition Year Programme 2016 / 2017 – Block 2 Registration now open

Due to popular demand we are extending the Wednesday TY group for another 5 weeks up to 7th December at the same cost €100.


Jackets for our junior section sailors

Having seen the instructor jackets & the ladies sailing jackets, we have had lots of requests from our junior sailors to have their own jackets.

We have now designed a jacket for them, branded NYC racing. We have negotiated a fantastic price of €37 for the jacket with €5 for embroidery of name or initials on the arm. Read the full post for details

Optimist coaches (coaching experience opportunity)

Bring your Coaching Skills to West Cork for a Week!

The International Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland (IODAI) are now recruiting National and International coaches for Baltimore 2017?.

Please send Sailing CV by email to and for any informal enquiries please contact Mandy Kelly via email or mobile 086 8467129.

Closing Date is Friday 4th November 2016.

Junior Dinghy Training Programmes & Clinics – Registrations now open

Registrations are now open for ALL our winter junior programmes for ALL classes of boats (Optimist / Topper / Laser / 420) at ALL levels!

So, if you want to register your child for a 420 clinic, the DOGs or our Club junior winter coaching on Sundays, please use the form here.