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  • Notice of Race – Irish Optimist Nationals 2018

    Please find attached the Notice of Race for the 2018 Irish Optimist Nationals being held in Kinsale Yacht Club, on August 16th to 19th, 2018. Optimist KYC Nationals 2018 NOR Final

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  • Best of luck to IDT Team France!

      The International Development Team (IDT) France 2018,  set off from Dublin Airport, for Bordeaux yesterday.   They were heading to compete in the Optimist French Nationals (CIE Coupe Internationale d’Eté), being held in Loctudy.  On the development team is: Fiarchra McDonnell (NYC) Ben O’Shaughnessy (RCYC) Archie Daly (RStGYC) Clementine Van Steenberge (NYC) Patrick Bruen

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  • Leinsters 2018 – HYC – Results

    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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  • Upgrades to Gold Following Leinsters & Connaughts 2018

    The following sailors have been upgraded to Gold following the Leinsters & Ulsters 2018- Congrats all! Rachel Flood Des Turvey Cillian Twomey Eva Lubliner Billy Doyle Kate Campion Christian Ennis Tadgh O’Callaghan  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

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  • Important – IODAI Optimist Measurement

    All Optimist boats racing in Snr and Jnr main fleet have to comply with Class Rules.  This ensures the fairness of sailing for all and also ensures that all boats comply with regulations and are safe for our sailors. There are measurers at most Optimist events and they are always at the IODAI Nationals.  They’re

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  • James Dwyer Matthews and Rocco Wright win at the Connachts!

    An amazing weekend of sunshine and sailing was had by all at the IODAI Connacht Championships last weekend in Lough Derg Yacht Club.  We had over 100 sailors in main and regatta fleet sailing in the beautiful Lough Derg sunshine.       The race officer did a great job to get 5 races in for

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  • Team Ireland shines at Optimist Europeans!

    A seven sailor team represented Ireland at the recent Optimist European Championships in Scheveningen the Netherlands 25-29 June 2018.  The Team Ireland sailors were Leah Rickard, Nathan van Steenberge, Sam Ledoux, Rocco Wright, Johnny Flynn, Emily Riordan and Eimer McMorrow-Moriarty.  Along with team coach Thomas Chaix and Team Assistant Ciara Peelo, they delivered one of Ireland’s most

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  • IODAI Updated Sailing Instructions – July 2018

    Please find attached revised Major Event Sailing Instructions for IODAI events. Supplementary Sailing Instructions, pertaining to each individual venue, will be available at Registration. Oppie Major Event SIs 2018 CP July 2018 V1.2

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  • NOR – IODAI 2018 Connachts

    Competitors we are really looking forward to the Connachts, the 3rd event in the IODAI regional calendar, which are taking place in Lough Derg this weekend. Please find attached the Notice of Race for the event. NOTICE OF RACE Connacht Championships 2018    

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  • Connaughts 2018 – Results – LDYC

    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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  • Lough Derg Yacht Club – Information for this weekends event

    LDYC would like to invite all sailors and families attending the Connaughts 2018 Optimist Championship to a BYO (bring your own meat and salads) BBQ on Friday 6 th July 2018 in the club. We will have the BBQ’s ready for cooking at 6.30pm and the bar will be open from 5.30pm. On Saturday 7th

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  • The Crosbie Cup is now open for entries!

      Entries are now open for the 2018 Crosbie Cup, taking place in Sutton Dinghy Club on the weekend of July 28th and 29th.   Entry for the Crosbie Cup is €60:05.  Please note that the final closing date is Wed 11th July, at 10pm sharp.    The Crosbie Cup is open to: Regatta Fleet/

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Annual Membership for 2018 will be open from November 15th 2017. This is when registration for Baltimore will also open.

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