Junior Training

Junior Summer Courses 2019 – Registrations now open!

Still some places left on course (5) 

The summer course dates for our two week IS sailing courses in 2019 are below:

Course 1: Tues 4th June – Fri 14th June

Course 2: Mon 17th June – Fri 28th June

Course 3: Mon 1st July – Fri 5th July (1 week due to the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta from 11th to 14th July)

Course 4: Mon 15th July – Fri 26th July  BOOKED OUT!

Course 5: Mon 29th July – Fri 9th Aug

NEW We plan to carry on extra levels this year, e.g. Junior Adventure, Advanced Boat Handling for Kites & Wires and will continue with the hugely successful Teenage sailing courses.
We will also be introducing a new course the ‘Teen Team’ 


Optimist Munster’s (Dunmore East) – Main fleet Coach support

The club will be providing coach support for the event, for Main Fleet Sailors

  • Cost €50 for the 2 days
  • Limited to 8 sailors
  • Please register by Monday 1st July
  • This program is not open to sailors in the ‘Regatta Fleet’, as they receive coaching from IODAI.

Any queries, please contact

Register here

Optimist Munster’s (Dunmore East) – NYC Pre-Event Main fleet coaching.

The club intends to provide a weekend of pre-event coaching ahead of the Optimist Leinster’s, run from the club, for Main Fleet sailors.

  • Saturday 6th July and Sunday 7th July
  • Cost – €60
  • Times 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Max number 8
  • Please register by Monday 1st July
  • This program is not open to sailors in the ‘Regatta Fleet’, as they receive coaching from IODAI.

Any queries, please contact

Register Here

Pre Instructor Assessment & Preparation


The NYC is  running a  Pre–entry assessment course from Monday 19th  to Thursday 22nd August

The cost of the course to include the days training is 150 Euros please use the form below to register Places are limited to 8 on a first come first served basis.
The exam has 2 separate parts – a theory/shore based paper and an on the water practical exam.

Any queries contact Michèle Halpenny via 
Prior to applying for the course can you please ensure that you meet the legibility criteria

For legibility criteria and to register for this course, please click here

TY Programme 2019 -2020 Expressions of Interest

We have a packed full programme of activities planned jointly with the other Clubs of the waterfront for our TYs starting in September!

At this stage, we are seeking expressions of interest for the planned activities to help us organise dates, coaches, pricing etc etc…
So please help us by filling this online survey with your choices

Midweek Nippers 2019 – Registration now open!

We have just opened the nipper’s course to potential members introduced to the NYC by an existing member as their one course to try (once per family). The course cost €100, but there will be an additional charge for this courses of €50. 

In May and June every year the Club runs coaching sessions one evening a week for Minors from 6 to 8 years old.

This is very popular and is a great way, particularly for children and parents to make new friends.
The sailing is done in Optimists and no boat is required..
Starting on Wednesday 22nd of May for 6 weeks (until 26th June) and running from 1730 to 1930. The cost is 
€100 per child. Registrations are currently only open to Full and Family members.CHILDREN MUST BE AGED BETWEEN 6y AND 8y at the start of the Nippers programme!