Junior Sailing

NYC at the 2013 Connacht Optimist Championships

Charlie Cullen, Clare Gorman, Natasha Hemeryck, Hugh O’Connor, Luke Rickard & Leah Rickard all traveled to Galway Bay Sailing Club on the weekend of October 5th/6th  to represent the NYC at the 2013 Connacht Optimist Championships.

Transition Year Sailing Programme 2013

Transition Year sailing has now started with international coach Barry McCartin.

Record number of 5 NYC sailors in Junior Helmsman Championships 2013

Finn Lynch (nominated by the Radial class), Sarah Cooney (Laser 4.7), Nicole Hemeryck (Topper) Loghlen Rickard (Optimist) and Daniel Raymond (Topper) all travelled to Schull last weekend to compete in dense fog for this prestigious Championships which brings together all the best sailors in each class at the end of the season.


Ten  National Yacht Club Juniors travelled to Kinsale for the Munster Optimist Championships sailed on the weekend 21st and 22nd September.

National Yacht Club – Toppers

NYC Topper sailors had a very successful event at the Strangford Lough Traveler last Sunday.

NYC Sailors Dominate in Laser Nationals in RCYC

The 2013 Laser Nationals were held in RCYC in Cork from August 21st to 24th. There were many international sailors entered from all over the world preparing for the World & European Championships the following week in NYC.