Junior Sailing News

Additional Topper Coaching in January

The NYC is organising topper clinics prior to the diary Regional Event at the beginning of February on Sunday 22nd and 29th January respectively from 1-3pm at a cost of €20.

Grainne Young will be the coach. Read the full post to register

Baltimore Spring Training Week entry closing date 16th January

Optimist Events

Baltimore 2017

5 Days until Baltimore Closes!!

Happy New Year to all! 2017 promises to be a fun filled, exciting year for our Optimist Sailors. The first big event of the year is Baltimore Spring Training Week.

Baltimore week is a fantastic week of sailing for all Optimist sailors of all levels of ability. It takes place during the February mid-term break from Sunday 19th February to Friday 24th February 2017.

The closing date to enter Baltimore Spring Training Week is on January 16th! This is only 5 days away, so don’t miss out and ENTER TODAY!

If you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hall or Sarah Gorman.

Instructors wanted for 2017

Closing dates for applications is January 15th 2017

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

Baltimore Spring Training Week

Optimist Events

Reminder re Baltimore

Enter Today for Baltimore Spring Training Week

To all those interested in attending the IODAI Spring training week in Baltimore we would encourage you to enter as soon as possible as this year. IODAI might have to cap numbers and this will be reviewed once they reach 140 and thereafter a waiting list will apply as this is dependent on the availability of coaches and ribs.

ENTER TODAY to avoid disappointment & avail of the early entry fee at

If you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hall or Sarah Gorman

TY Christmas Wrapper: 1720 match racing followed by Pizza Party!

Saturday 10th December 2pm
Cost €15

Registration here on a first come first served essential as demand may exceed places!!

Junior Awards 2016 – Update

Last Saturday evening the junior section gathered together for the annual dinner and prize giving which was a great success, with well over 150 attending. Cormac / Louise and their teams did a fantastic job running the event. As did the sailing instructors. See all the photos below.