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  • Upgrades to Gold following Leinsters 2019

    The following sailors have been upgraded to Gold following Leinsters 2019 in Malahide Yacht Club. Congrats to all sailors! JUNIOR Krzysztof Ciborowski- 2nd JU Ulsters 2019 + 1st Leinsters 2019 Ellen Bruen – 5th JU Ulsters 2019 + 3rd Leinsters 2019 Caoilinn McDonnell – 3rd JU Ulsters 2019 + 5th Leinsters 2019 SENIOR JP Curtin

  • North Americans Optimist Championship

    We are reaching out for expression of interest for the North Americans Optimist Championship.

  • Results Leinsters 2019 – Malahide Yacht Club

    Provisional results will be updated as soon as possible after each races. Junior Fleet Senior Fleet Regatta Fleet

  • Leinsters 2019 MYC

    For more information about this event, please visit the link below. https://www.myc.ie/iodai-leinster-championship-2019/

  • VP Cup – Cancelled

    Unfortunately, due to a low number of entries, the VP Cup has been cancelled. The organisers/HYC are checking to see whether it would be feasible to run it again, possibly around the time of the Nationals. If it is re-run it is likely that only club teams will be eligible to enter. The basis for

  • Upgrades to Gold following Ulsters 2019

    The following sailor has been upgraded to Gold following Ulsters 2019 in Skerries Yacht Club. Congrats! Junior Fleet: Seth Walker- 5th JU Connaughts  2018 & 1st JU Ulsters 2019 

  • Measurers wanted, full training provided (Updated)

    Update note: Many thanks to everyone who has volunteered for this. We still need some more measurement volunteers from Cork and Dun Laoghaire. Please email IODAItreasurer@gmail.com if you are interested in providing measurement assistance to the class. Many of our class measurers have finished up over the last two years and we now need to

  • Best of luck to IDT 2 Team France!

    The IODAI International Development Team (IDT 2) headed from Dublin by ferry to Crozon in France earlier this week. They were heading to compete in a Pre-Europeans Test Event in the home of the 2019 Optimist Europeans venue. On the development team is: William Walsh TBSC/MYC Evan Darby HYC Hugo Crawford HYC/NYC Emmet Lucas RCYC

  • HYC running fun training week during the Nationals for new/novice sailors

    Howth Yacht Club have put together a fun training week for novice sailors that will run alongside the Nationals. This will be a great opportunity for the younger siblings of racing sailors to get out on the water. The programme is targeting sailors aged 7-9 and limited boat charter will be on offer. Full information

  • Vice President’s Cup team racing event, HYC 14th June

    Howth Yacht Club will be holding their Vice President’s Cup team racing event on the 14th June (the day before the Leinster’s). The event is currently the only team racing event in the Irish Optimist calendar and is always well supported by clubs and teams from across the country. Team racing is an excellent way

  • Results Ulsters 2019 Skerries Sailing Club

    Results will be posted as soon as possible following each race. Senior Fleet Junior Fleet Regatta Fleet

  • Upgrades to Gold following Trials 2019

    The following sailors have been upgraded to Gold following Trials 2019. Congrats to all sailors! Sorcha Gannon O’Connor – IDT 1 2019 Hugo Crawford – IDT 2 2019


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Annual Membership for 2019 will be open from November 15th 2018. This is when registration for Baltimore will also open.

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