Happy new year from the 2021 IODAI Committee. Following an engaging and positive AGM, we drew a close to an unusual year and we look forward with renewed motivation to represent our member sailors in 2021. The AGM also reflected the end of three very successful years of tenure from Tim Lucas our president from
Irish Nationals open for registration (by invitation only)The Irish Nationals will be held at RCYC from August 15th to the 16th. Results at the 2020 Nationals will determine IODAI team selection for 2020 with further details to follow. If your sailor has received an invitation, please register for the event here: https://members.iodai.com/events
Nationals Update on Irish Optimist Nationals entry and Regatta fleet.Due to social distancing requirements entry to the event has been limited and the event has been over subscribed in pre-registration. At this date 74 ranked sailors have been extended an invitation to enter the event by email and the full event registration page will open tomorrow
The Irish Nationals will be held at RCYC from August 13th to the 16th. Results at the 2020 Nationals will determine IODAI team selection for 2020 with further details to follow. This event will be open to 80 sailors, by invitation only pending acceptance by IODAI, on a first come first served basis applying the
Due to an unprecedented health crisis, involving Covid 19, IODAI has been informed that the Youth Nationals event has been cancelled at HYC this April. The IODAI trials will therefore be postponed to a later date. The IODAI teams selection will also be postponed until a selection event can be run. Further information will be
Entry opens 26th Feb 2020, Entry fee €125Early bird closes 19th March 2020. Late entry fee €205.00Entry Closes. 4th April 2020. IODAI Major Events Sailing instructions IODAI Measurement Self Declaration Form 2020 Irish Sailing Youth Nationals Notice of Race TRIALS 2020 REGISTRATION Event webpageLink to the HYC event webpage, with details regarding the event at
The International Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland (IODAI) are seeking expressions of interest from coaches who would be interested in coaching the Irish Optimist Teams at the following International Events in 2020:* Under 12 squad – UK Nationals* International Development Team (IDT) – European venue to be selected * Europeans Team – Estonia* Europeans team racing
Entries Open for UK Optimist Springs! The UK 2020 Volvo Gill Optimist Spring Championships are now open to entries. This year’s UK Optimist Spring Championships are taking place on the weekend of March 14 and 15 in Brightlingsea Sailing Club. You can enter today on www.optimist.org.uk A great way to kick off your 2020 sailing season!