Welcome to IODAI

  • Introducing the new IODAI identity

    We are proud to announce the launch of the new IODAI brand identity, as part of the ongoing development of IODAI. IODAI have grown and evolved over the years, and we have refreshed our look to reflect who we are today, the sailors we represent and our vision for the future. Our new identity has

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  • Entries now open for the Ulster’s!

    The first event of the IODAI 2018 calendar is the Ulster’s.  This year we are delighted to have the event hosted by Malahide Yacht Club.   The Ulster’s are taking place over the weekend of May 19th & 20th.   Entries are now open for the Ulster’s and we would encourage you to enter as

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  • Entries Open for the Ulster’s this Monday!

    The first event of the IODAI 2018 calendar is the Ulster’s.  This year we are delighted to have the event hosted by Malahide Yacht Club.   The Ulster’s are taking place over the weekend of May 19th & 20th.   Entries will open for the Ulster’s on Monday next April 23rd and we would encourage

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  • Trials 2018

      Trials as always was a very tough event for all the sailors and parents, with some great sailing and resilience shown by the young sailors.  10 races, sailed over three days in challenging conditions, highlighted the quality of Irish Optimist sailing.  The Royal St George YC have to be complemented for their great organisation

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  • Team Ireland in top form in Braassemermeer!

    Congratulations to Justin Lucas (RCYC & KYC) on coming 2nd place in the Magic Marine Easter Regatta, in Braassemermeer, Holland, the weekend before Trials. After a tough four days sailing, Justin finished just 2 points behind the winner Kerem Erkmen. Team mate Johnny Flynn (HYC) who was coming 3rd overnight, finished in a strong 15th

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  • Safeguarding 1 Course – Completed!

    Congratulations to all the participants who successfully completed the Child Welfare and Protection, Basic Awareness Course yesterday in the RSTGYC.  Also a very big thank you to Johanne Murphy the course Tutor. Please see attached a photo of the participants on the IODAI organised Safeguarding 1.  Colm Paul Paul O’ Neill William Twomey Avril Walsh Loghlen Rickard

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  • Trials Notice: Parents, Families & Volunteers

    Volunteers are urgently needed to assist with launch & recovery of our Optimists for the next few days. We really need the extra volunteers. Even helping pull and deliver trolleys would be greatly appreciated. Please report at slip and ask for RSTGYC sailing manager, Ronan Adams. Many thanks

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  • Supplementary Clarification on Team Selection

    Following inquiries from several members of the Optimist community, the following clarification with regard to team selection is being provided. Team places are offered in the order of the final ranking of trials. The following rules apply for the offering of team places: Sailors who have not previously been members of IDT Poland, IDT France,

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  • Trials 2018 – Results – Royal St. George Yacht Club

    Below please find a link to the results. Results will be posted as soon as possible following each race. Optimist Trials 2018

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  • Safeguarding 1 – Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course

    This Saturday while we have a lot of parents and coaches in the one place, we are running a Safeguarding 1 – Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course. This is a mandatory course for any person working or volunteering with children in any capacity.  A must for anyone working with children! This course educates

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  • Optimist Trials – Supplementary Sailing Instructions

    Attention all Optimist Sailors, please follow the below link for the Optimist Trials Supplementary Sailing Instructions.   SSI’s 2018-Optimist-Trials-Supplementary-Sailing-Instructions-0Apr18-

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  • Optimist Trials Sailing Instructions

    Attention all Optimist Sailors, please follow the below link for the Sailing Instructions for the 2018 Optimist Trials. Oppie Major Event SIs 2018 Final – April-02 -2018

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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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