Junior Sailing News

Report from the Ulster Regional Optimist Event May 2012

The first regional optimist sailing event of the season was hosted at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club in Belfast Lough, on the 26th and 27th of May, in lovely sunshine.

ISAF Youth Worlds “Junior Experience”

The organising committee of the 4 Star Pizza ISAF Youth Worlds has launched a Junior Experience so that young sailors can experience an international event first hand.

Opi Trials Final Day 2012 (1)

Optimist Irish Team Trials Complete

Well done to Daniel Raymond who qualified for the European Team, Heather Spain who qualified for the International Development Team and also to Loghlen Rickard who qualified for the Irish under 12s squad.


Can you spot your coach? – they do UCD/IRL proud!

UCD 1st team qualified as the Irish team for the recent British Universities Sailing Association Team Racing Championships where they were placed 3rd – a fantastic result!

NYC Nipper Graduates

NYC Nippers – Closing date Friday 4th May

NYC Nipper Programme will start on the 9th May and will run for a total of 6 evenings.

Great Results for NYC in ISA Mitsubishi Youth Nationals

Four intense days of racing at the ISA Mitsubishi Youth National Championships on Dublin Bay out of Dun Laoghaire, involving 380 sailors.

32 NYC members were entered and won no less than 3 of the 7 competing classes!!!