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Finn Lynch is Afloat.ie Sailor of the month for December

We are delighted to congratulate Finn Lynch on winning Afloat.ie ‘Optimist Sailor of the Month’ for December 
Finn Lynch (21) of the National Yacht Club is the Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month” (Olympic) on the strength of his Silver in the Lasers in the Gran Canaria Olympic Week in mid-December, sailing nine races in light to medium conditions. In a major event which was promoting Gran Canaria’s ambitions to become known as European Sport Island, Lynch successfully availed of the opportunity to up his game after intense training.

The Boathouse opening over the festive season are:

The Boathouse will be open until Wednesday 20th December inclusive (until 1700)  It will then be closed until Wednesday 3rd January.
The boathouse staff would like to wish all the Club’s members, their friends and family, a Very Happy Christmas and all the very best for the 2018 sailing season!

 

The National Dip Christmas Eve Swim

This Year’s Swim in aid of Dublin Simon Community takes place at

10am Sunday 24th December   

Sports Capital Grant

The sailing sub committee under Rear Commodore Susan Spain and Sailing Manager Olivier Prouveur are congratulated on achieving a Sports Capital Grant to assist with developing our “Youth Training” and “Women on the Water” training schemes in the club.

The award is an acknowledgement of the clubs commitment to training and developing our sport of sailing. 

I.S.A. Local Race Officer Course

The ISA is organising a one day ‘Local Race Officer’ course on Saturday 03rd February in Bray Sailing Club. The course is delivered by International Race Officer, Jack Roy!
Course times are 10:00 to 17:00 with a modest participation fee of €20.
We invite any member with an interest in Race Management to book a place here and to advise the Club of your participation by sending a quick email to sailing@nyc.ie

DBSC 2018 Dates Announced

The following are the dates of the DBSC 2018 programme:

First Tuesday race: 24th April 2018
First Thursday race: 26th April 2018
First Saturday race: 28th April 2018
Last Tuesday race 2018 : 28th August 2018
Last Thursday race 2018: 30th August 2018
Last Saturday race 2018: 29th September 2018