Club optimist winter coaching


The NYC has an exciting Optimist Winter 2018 Training Programme starting on Sunday 21st October and running for 6 Sundays with a mid-term break:

Dates are as follows:

21st October
4th November
11th November
18th November
25th November
2nd December.

Time for sailors 12:30-4:30pm

Cost €120

There will be specific training for 2 groups: Regatta fleet (Max 6 Sailors) and Junior Main fleet (Max 8 sailors)

Criteria required to do winter coaching

Regatta Group:

These sessions are aimed at sailors who plan on competing in IODAI Regatta events in 2019.  The junior sailor must be able to sail competently but with assistance around a triangular course in at least 10 knots of wind; –We recommend that you are at least 9 years old and are ISA level 2  and above”

Junior Main Group:

This group is for sailors who are transitioning from Regatta Fleet to Junior Main Fleet.

It is essential that the following criteria are met before entering this group: you must have competed in at least two IODAI Regatta Regional Events in 2018.

For any additional information, please contact our Optimist Class Captain MJ Geraghty at

Please register below