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  • North Sail – End of Season Sale!

    Check out the amazing end of season savings, on Optimist Sails by North Sails. For full details click here  North Sail – End of Season Sale

  • IODAI 2018 Annual General Meeting

    Notice to all IODAI Members, The 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for The Optimist Dinghy Sailing Association of Ireland Limited (IODAI) is taking place at 2pm on Sunday the 7th October, 2018 in the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire. Please find attached the supporting papers for the AGM in preparation for the meeting: Notice of

  • Upgrades to Gold following Munsters 2018

    The following sailors have been upgraded to Gold following the recent Munsters in TBSC.  Well done to all Sailors. Senior Fleet: Liam Duggan, Ciara Paul & Clodagh Malone Junior Fleet: William Walsh & Harry Moynan 

  • Final Rankings 2018

    Here are the final rankings of 2018. Senior Fleet Junior Fleet The following are the conditions to qualify for Trials: Sailor must compete in the Nationals + (at least) 2 Regionals Scoring is the sum of Nationals place + 2 best Regionals placing (excluding non-Irish sailors) Ties are broken by applying ISAF RRS Appendix A Section

  • Sam Ledoux and Rocco Wright take the top prizes at the Munsters!

                A great weekend of racing was had by all at the IODAI Munster Championships last weekend in Tralee Bay Sailing Club – Fenit.  Over 100 sailors travelled from all over Ireland for what was the last regional event of 2018.   Six races were raced in both Junior and Senior

  • Ireland on the Podium at Optimist Worlds!

    A five sailor team represented Ireland at the Optimist World Championships in Limissol in Cyprus.  They competed against over 260 sailors from 57 Nations.     The Team Ireland sailors were Harry Twomey, James Dwyer-Matthews, Justin Lucas, Michael Crosbie and Rian Geraghty-McDonnell.   Along with team coach Botch and Team Assistant Ruth McSweeney, they delivered Irelands

  • Munsters 2018 – Results – TBSC

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


    OPTIMIST MUNSTERS SUPPLEMENTARY SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 2018 Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th September 2018  Tralee Bay Sailing Club – Fenit These Supplementary Sailing Instructions are to be read in conjunction with IODAI Major Event Sailing Instructions available on IODAI.com   The racing marks are the WIORA inflatable orange and cylindrical. 2. The notice board is located

  • Munsters this weekend – lets Turn the Tide on plastic!

    IODAI have taken the Clean Seas “Turn the Tide on Plastic” pledge which means we have committed to reducing the amount of plastics we use in all the events we host. Please remember to bring reusable water bottles for your sailors this weekend. There will be facilities to refill these bottles in Tralee Bay Sailing

  • Upgrades to Gold following Nationals 2018

    The following are upgraded to Gold following the Nationals 2018.  Congratulations to all sailors.   Senior Fleet: Andrew Conan  Darragh Collins Adam Fitzgerald Junior Fleet: Evan Darby Riona McMorrow Moriarty  Oisin Kelly.

  • Irish Nationals 2018 had it all sun, wind, waves and tough competition!

                                  The overall winner of the 2018 Davy Irish National and Open Championship was Kwinten Borghijs of Belgium.  In second place and first Irish was Justin Lucas of RCYC.  In the senior fleet it was literally a fight to the very

  • Entries Open for the Munsters!

    The final event of the IODAI 2018 Optimist Sailing calendar is the Munster’s.  This year we are delighted to have the event hosted by Tralee Bay Sailing Club in the beautiful setting of Fenit, Co. Kerry. The Munster’s are taking place over the weekend of September 8th and 9th. As entries are now open for


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Annual Membership


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

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