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Great performance again from the NYC optimist sailors for the first new format IODAI National Training Week.

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The National Training Week will now replace the traditional training week in Baltimore which used to be held in February. This training week will happen at Halloween mid-term at different clubs around the country every year. Malahide Yacht Club hosted this first edition, which was well received by sailors and their families.

17 Optimist sailors participated from The National Yacht Club and trained in challenging conditions for 3 days before the Halloween regatta on Saturday.
The NYC Sailors performed very well, and in the Senior main fleet, William Walsh was 1st again! Hannah.
In junior main fleet junior, Félix Dion placed 3rd in the silver fleet
In the regatta fleet Aurele Dion finished in 3rd place and Louis Trickett won best under 9.

Well done to everybody on the NYC team that included in the Senior fleet, William and Hannah Walsh, Théo Madigan and Maria Butler
Lucas and Jacob Browne, Félix and Basile Dion, Louise Hanley, Jonathan Dempsey, Max Neary and James Gorman in Junior Main Fleet, and Aurèle Dion, Louis Trickett, Patrick Butler, Mark Fitzgerald and Catherine Walsh in Regatta Fleet.

Amazing to see so many oppie sailors learn and enjoy great on shore activities at their first event. Fantastic results, well done all!