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Junior Sailing News

ISA Junior Seminar, 6th &7th May 2017

Applications now open for the next ISA Junior Seminar, 6th & 7th May 2017.

Ross Killian, ISA Academy Coach, will lead the second set of ISA Junior Seminars, taking place at the Sport Ireland Institute of Sport, Abbotstown, Dublin 15. The sessions are open to young sailors and their parents to learn about the variety of factors impacting their sailing performance, and to introduce the ISA Performance Pathway programme.

The seminars will include lifestyle and performance topics such as clinical nutrition, sport psychology, physiotherapy, strength and conditioning.

“A very informative and interesting weekend and lots of food for thought”

You can apply here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JXT56TZ

Optimist Events

Entries Open for the Munsters

We are delighted to announce that the Munsters, the first IODAI regional event of 2017 are open for entries. What a wonderful way to kick off a fun summer of sailing and catch up with all the friends you have missed over the winter.

The Munsters take place in Kinsale Yacht Club, Kinsale, Co. Cork on the weekend of May 13th and 14th.

Entry is €60 and close on Wednesday 3rd May at 10pm sharp. You can enter now via the events page.

You can enter now via the events page  http://iodai.com/

Any Queries please contact Rebecca Hall

So don’t miss out and enter today!

Dun Laoghaire Optimist Group (DOG’s) report

Catch up on the latest DOG’s report

REMINDER – Brassed Off Cup Regatta

Reminder last day to sign up for:

 

Brassed Off Cup Regatta

Howth Yacht Club’s annual Brassed Off Cup is once again being held on the traditional day of Good Friday, 14th April. This fun Optimist dinghy event is a great opportunity for junior racers to dust off their gear and get sailing on the safe waters just north of Howth harbour.

Baltimore 2017 Update

Baltimore Training Week 2017  

The IODAI Baltimore training week took place during the mid-term week with 15 families from the NYC attending.

Out of over 133 sailors aged between 7 and 14 there were twenty five sailors from the NYC. The NYC group was the largest participating club with sailors in all fleets.

The sailors had 5 days of sailing with mixed conditions at times very windy with storm Doris lending her force on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. International and Irish coaches provided a full range of training, from first time Regatta fleet level through to Transition and to Main Fleets both Junior and Senior with a Regatta on the last day.

Spring Laser Coaching

We are commencing spring laser coaching on the 18/2/2017.
The coaching will be available to laser 4.7 and radial sailors from all three Dun Laoghaire yacht clubs.

The programme will be overseen by Ben Lynch with on the water coaching from Ben and coaches from the clubs. The programme will include two and three day weekend clinics during February, March and April.

For further details and to register online, please click here