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  • Crosbie Cup ENTER NOW

    WHSC

    Waterford Harbour Sailing Club     WHSC would like to Welcome all Sailors & Parents to this years Crosbie Cup in Dunmore East on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July 2015   Registration shall be from 1900 to 2100 on Friday 24th July and from 0900 to 1100 on Saturday 25th July 2015. Upon arrival

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  • Connachts Entry Closed

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    The entries for Connachts looking good! entries closed.To open celebrations we are planning on running a couple of short Shannon One Design (SOD) races on Friday evening for visiting skippers to try out. First gun at 19:25. Great opportunity to try one of these classic but lively boats. We have a limited number of boats

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  • Connachts Entry Closes June 30th /NOR

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    The Connachts will take place in Lough Ree on July 11th & 12th.  This is a fabulous venue to sail and we would expect a large regatta fleet at this lake venue.  Enter now via the events page on this website.  Remember to log in first. Optimist Connacht Championship Notice of Race 2015

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  • IODAI Events 2015

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    7.-Copy-of-IODAI-events-2015-update-by-Jill.1 Please note the calendar has been amended to show EOS in NYC Oct 3rd & 4th incorporating Gorman Trophy and VP Trophy will be a one day event Sat 13th June ( not 2 days)      

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  • Service your Optimist Trolley

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    Please check your Optimist trolley this weekend & get flat tyres repaired in advance of Connachts. Check you have clips to keep the wheels on the trolley. Also please label your trolley using a permanent marker , its also worth having the bearings checked in your road trailer before setting off .

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  • How to set up your family IODAI account

    How to set up a New Account on IODAI.com 1) Visit www.iodai.com 2) Click on My Account on the far right of the Top Navigation Bar. 3) This will bring you to the Sign Up Page. Choose the Create New Account box and you will be taken to a page where you will be asked

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  • Dinghy Fest 2015

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    All, there is going to be an Optimist Championship as part of DinghyFest some of you might like to put the date in your diary- full details on this link http://www.royalcork.com/the-royal-cork-yacht-club-launches-cork-dinghyfest-2015/

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  • Upgrading your boat?

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    Interested in upgrading your current optimist..? Curradinghy are currently taking in used optimists as part exchange against complete new Nautivela packages. The packages consist of – Nautivela Hull – Harken fittings – MK 3 or MK4 spars – Optiparts foils & foil bag – Complete accessories pack – PVC Top Cover – Padded Bottom Cover

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  • TEAMS 2015

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    Well done to all who made teams 2015.  The team gear was organised by Yvonne Durcan and looks fantastic.  team gear was presented yeasterday after sailing at the Ulsters.  The Ulsters was won by Harry Bell with two first and a 2nd and the Junior fleet was won by Robert Keal and staying in the

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  • Promotions following 2015 Ulsters

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    Juniors Upgraded to Gold following 2015 Ulsters: Tim Norwood Seniors Upgraded to Gold following 2015 Ulsters: Emma Williams

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  • Promotions

    Juniors upgraded to Gold Fleet post Munster’s 2015: —————————————- Fiona Ferguson Jonathon O’Shaughnessy Leah Rickard Rory O’Sullivan Seniors upgraded to Gold Fleet post Munster’s 2015: —————————————- Sam Crawford Jack Hall Jennifer O’Shaughnessy Jack O’Sullivan

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  • Gold / Silver Explained

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    Gold And Silver Explained! The reason for the Silver/Gold split is to provide recognition and encouragement for Irish sailors who are new and/or improving but who may not be achieving top results yet. All sailors start out as Silver when entering the Main Fleet (regardless of Junior / Senior). Prizes are given to the top

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  • Pay annual membership 2015 NOW

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    1) Got to  My Account & click LOG IN:  (if logged in you can just use the link on the homepage) 2) Enter your USERNAME and PASSWORD (If you have forgotten either or both of these Click on the Lost Password Link at the bottom and Enter your Email Address). 3) An email will be

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  • Leaseplan Optimist Nationals

    The website for the oppie nationals is being regularly updated so please keep an eye out for details that may be appropriate to you.  Camping and campervan slots are limited and booking up fast so please go to www.oppienationals.com to get the booking form.  Entry is open via the website for IODAI members & Overseas entries

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  • Local sailor Wins Davy Munster Championships

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    Local Sailor Michéal O’Suilleabhain won the Munster Championships in convincing style. He finished in the top 3 in all races bar one which was used as a discard. He had a commanding lead over the nearest rival Tom Higgins by 10 points. Sam Crawford from HYC finished 16th overall in this fleet and was top

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  • Munsters 2015 – Results – KYC

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    Below please find links to the results. Results will be posted as soon as possible following each race. Senior Fleet Junior Fleet Regatta Fleet

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  • IODAI Constitution

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    The updated IODAI Constitution can be found in the documents section under the “More Info” tab of the website.  If you have any comments of suggestions please email jillwebiodai@gmail.com over the coming weeks.

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  • Leaseplan Optimist National Championships open for entries NOW

    The Leaseplan Optimist National and open championships taking place in Skerries from Aug 13th – 16th is now open for entry.  Overseas entries please email editor@iodai.com for details on how to make an overseas entry & payment.  All other entries please go through the IODAI website (Events section).  The website which contains NOR & all

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  • Goody Bags Discontinued

    In advance of the first Regional event of the year, IODAI have requested that organising clubs discontinue the practice of distributing ‘goodies’ in the registration welcome packs. This request is mainly to alleviate the administrative burden on clubs, but to also eliminate the distribution of sometimes very environmentally unfriendly content. Many thanks for your understanding

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  • Winner of Trials 2015

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    Kinsale Yacht Club sailor Michéal O’Sullivan is the winner of the 2015 IODAI trials held recently in RCYC.  There were 13 races held over 4 days and 2 discards allowed.  Each day saw a new name at the top of the leader board but consistency in a variety of conditions saw this great sailor win

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  • Trials 2015 – Results – RCYC

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    Below please find a link to the results. Results will be posted as soon as possible following each race. Optimist Trials 2015

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  • ISA / Measurements booklets

    The ISA has notified IODAI that due to the importance of the Optimist Measurement Certificate Booklet and the cost of replacement, approximately €100-150, and the fact that an odd booklet has been misplaced in the post, as of 1st April 2015 all Optimist Sail Number Certificates together with the Optimist Measurement Certificate Booklet will be

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  • FORMS for Trials

    Please note you need to complete the following 3 forms, Parent declaration / Emergency details & measurement declaration & bring to registration with you.  In addition you MUST bring your measurement book & sail cert. CLOSING for Trials entry Tues 31st. EMERGENCYDETAILSTrials2015 Trials Equipment Declaration Form 2015 trialsdeclaration

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  • CH Marine Regatta day in Baltimore

    NOR posted on club notice board & office window and below Check your sail number , two sailors cannot sail with the same sail number Collect your lunch before launching, you need your own waterproof lunch bag with drinks / snacks. Please note there will be jury on the water all day so do not

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Oppie Nationals

 
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Connachts 2015

 
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Annual Membership

 
Annual Membership for 2015 is now open and available here: Annual Membership 2015

Upcoming Events

 
The Connachts 2015 will be held in Lough Ree Yacht Club. *******NOW CLOSED****** See who has registered: Connachts 2015 Registered Sailors
The Crosbie cup is OPEN to SILVER FLEET & REGATTA FLEET SAILORS ONLY! See who has registered: Crosbie Cup 2015 Registered Sailors
Now open for registration. OVERSEAS entries please do not enter on line, instead email editor@iodai.com for entry & payment. instructions.  Full event details can be found on the dedicated Nationals site: Oppienationals Irish Sailors register here: See who has registered: Nationals 2015 Registered Sailors
The Leinsters 2015 will be held at Howth Yacht Club on 5th and 6th of Spetember.

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Crosbie Cup ENTER NOW
Waterford Harbour Sailing Club


WHSC would like to Welcome all Sailors & Parents to this years Crosbie Cup in Dunmore East on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July 2015

Registration shall be from 1900 to 2100 on Friday 24th July and from 0900 to 1100 on Saturday 25th July 2015. Upon arrival at Club unload your boat and you will be given direction to the Trailer Park.

There will be an BBQ in the Club Saturday night . This is open to all the sailors, parents, siblings etc. and will be a great opportunity to chill and socialise, and meet with new sailors and families.
Please come along and support as this will be a great evening

Principal Crosbie Cup Organiser Roy Power WHSC 0862566960


Accommodation
List of accommodation and what to do while you’re in Dunmore East for the weekend please see below

Direction to WHSC also on Discover Dunmore.com

www.discoverdunmore.com

Dunmore East Sailing School

info@dunmoreadventure.com

Should anyone require any sailing parts Dunmore Sailing School have a large chandlery on site


Look forward to seeing you all at the event

Regards

WHSC
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Connachts : Entry Closed ...

Latest Buy & Sell

 
Winner Optimist for sale, in good condition, ready to sail, comes with full rig (North Sail) , foils (Winner) with bag, mast clamp, paddle, bailer, sheets, cover, launching trolley with brand new wheels and registration/measurements certificate. I did a major cleaning job on it over the last week or so, was striped down and cleaned
The sail number is IRL 1079. This boat was bought new and has only 1 owner. Includes everything you need to sail. Including launch trolly, sail, dagger board, tiller etc please contact me directly to arrange viewing. Thanks Susan 999 Contact: Susan Keogan Info on contacting the seller. (preferred method and time) Susan Keogan Email
The sail number is IRL 1079. This boat was bought new and has only 1 owner. Includes everything you need to sail. Including launch trolly, sail, dagger board, tiller etc please contact me directly to arrange viewing. Thanks Susan 999 Contact: Susan Keogan Info on contacting the seller. (preferred method and time) Susan Keogan Email