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Junior Sailing


Optimist Leinsters 2016 – Report

The Optimist Leinsters took place in the Royal St George Yacht Club on Saturday 14th May and Sunday 15th May.

20 young sailors from the NYC took part in this event: Charlie Cullen, Conor Gorman, Eoghan Turner, Fiona Ferguson, Hugh O’Connor, Leah Rickard, Louis- Marie Jullo, Natasha Hemeryck and Nathan Van Steenberge entered Senior Fleet…

420 training in May and June

We are organising 3 dates for 420 coaching:  22nd May 29th May 19th June
the costs are €70 per head or €140 per boat.

Read the full post to register

Optimist Main Group Coaching

The NYC is scheduling Optimist coaching sessions for Main Fleet optimist sailors who wish to participate in the optimists regional events (Leinsters, Connaughts etc etc)

The dates of the coaching are as follows and the coaching is being led by David White: 22nd May, 29th May, 5th June, 19th June, 26th June. The cost is €150. Read the full post for additional info and registration.

HELP NEEDED! – Friday Night Junior Summer Racing Series – NYC

Dear parents.

Friday night racing starts this Friday 29th April.  Please enter if your child would like to take part.

Help is needed each Friday from parents both on the water and on land. We have 2 slots in ribs for rescue and 2 slots for slip duty, that need to be filled for this Friday.

Contact Sarah Gorman if you can help this Friday or any Friday, up to 17th June on 0872486549 or at

Thank you!

Online Entry is available here 


Optimist Events 2016

Don’t forget to enter the Leinster’s!

The Leinster’s will take place on May 14th & 15th in the RstGYC. Please enter now via the events page on the IODAI WEBSITE and remember Closing Date: Friday 29th April

If you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hall or Eavan Mc Carthy”


4 Junior Training Schemes currently open for registration!

Nippers on Wednesday Evenings: Register Here
Optimist Spring Coaching in April / May: Register Here
Topper Spring Coaching in April / May: Register Here
Laser Spring Coaching in April / May: Register Here