Junior Sailing

NYC Optimist Spring Coaching 2019

The NYC has an exciting Optimist Spring 2019 Training Programme starting on Sunday 10th February and running for 6 Sundays with a breaks allowing for the mid-term/Baltimore Opi series and St. Patricks Day.

Dates: Sundays: 10th February, 3rd March, 10th March, 24th March, 31st March, 7th April. Time:12:30-16:30 / Price : €120.

To register (and to optionally charter a Club boat), please click here

TY Programmes & Modules Registration Now Open!

Dear all

Our exciting TY training programme continues…… 

Transition Year Laser Training Registration Now Open!

Registration for our TY Laser course opens at 3pm today, January 9th.

Date of Laser Training: Feb 13th – 27th Mar (no sailing on 20th Feb)

Time:  6 Wednesday afternoons 2 – 5pm

Cost: €130

Boats: Own boats only – no charter options from the NYC.  If students want to rent a boat, they will need to organise themselves.

Book here to register


TY Programmes & Modules Registration Now Open! CLICK HERE FOR ALL MODULES

Instructors wanted for 2019

Closing dates for applications is January 15th 2019

The National Yacht Club is currently seeking to recruit a team of committed sailing instructors and coaches for our Summer courses. Our Instructors are of the highest quality in terms of professionalism, attitude, technical ability and passion for sailing.

Instructors will be responsible for the development of the clubs youngest members, a role that is taken extremely seriously by the club. All instructors must have current and valid instructorship qualifications for the position to which they are applying and be available for  interview early in the new year.

Read the full post to more details and to apply for a position

Junior Merchandise

Limited stock available

Looking for an idea for those Christmas stockings? We have some McWilliams hand made pencil cases that could tick that box.

Drop down to the NYC office and buy them while stocks last.  €15 per pencil case.



Hoodies they are embroidered with the NYC Logo and the wording Junior Sailing.
Hoodies €28.00 Zippy 

Junior Summer Courses 2019 Dates / Plans

Junior Summer Courses 2019 – Dates / Plans

The summer course dates for our two week ISA sailing courses in 2019 are as follows:
Course 1:     Tues 4th – Fri 14th June
Course 2:     Mon 17th – Fri 28th June
Course 3:     Mon 1st – Fri 5th July
Course 4:     Mon 15th July – Fri 26th July
Course 5:     Mon 29th July –Fri 9th Aug  

We will be running the full suite of ISA levels over each two week course (Start Sailing, Basic Skills, Improving Skills, Racing, Advanced Boat handling, Adventure

Please note there will not be any sailing course on the second week in July as the Volvo Dun Laoghaire week is July 11-14th    

Senior Instructor Wanted for 2019!

The National Yacht Club is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Instructor for 2019. Candidates must have their Senior Instructor Certificate, or be in the process of completing the course.
Closing date for applications is 07/01/2019 Interviews will take place in Mid-January.

Read more and apply here.