Junior Sailing

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.

IODAI Events Calendar 2017

The IODAI events calendar 2017 is now available online.

Please click here to view the calendar  iodai-cal-2017If you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hall and Sarah Gorman

Senior Instructor Wanted for 2017!

The National Yacht Club, home to Annalise Murphy, Olympic silver medalist, is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Instructor for 2017. Candidate must have their Senior Instructor Certificate, or be in the process of completing the course.
Closing date for applications are 15/11/16 Interviews will take place in late November.

Read more and apply here.

COL End of Season Junior Regatta – Results / Gallery

Thanks to all kids who took part in a very windy event! The Regatta Fleet had to be cancelled unfortunately (safety first!) but our brave Main Fleet competitors battled out the conditions albeit inside the harbour where the Main Fleet course was relocated. Read the full post for the results and a great picture gallery!!

420 Ulsters 2016 – Report

The 420 Ulsters 2016 took place at Strangford Lough Yacht Club on 24th/25th September. 11 teams competed in a very windy event. Racing was cancelled on the Saturday due to the storm; however, the sailors got in 3 races on Sunday in gusty weather with wind speeds up to 25 knots.

Juliette Kennedy (SLYC) and Emily Hill (CAYC) won the event, Nicola and Fiona Ferguson (NYC, pictured with Mum Michele in the background) came second, and Gemma and Cara McDowell (MYC) came third.

The Junior All Ireland Sailing Championships

The Junior All Ireland Sailing Championships ( under 18 yrs )takes place in Schull this weekend . 6 National Yacht club junior members have been invited to compete in this annual event and will sail in TR 3.6 dinghies.

Clare Gorman will be defending the girls title, with crew Ella Hemeryck, Leah Rickard with crew Luke Rickard,Eoghan Byrne is crewing for Jack Fahy(RStGYC) .Cadet member Johnny Durcan will also compete this weekend. A lot of wind is forecast.

Best of luck to all competing