Team Ireland Optimist Coach Opportunities for 2020
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!
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 A great way to kick off your 2020 sailing season!
2020 Optimist events – Provisional Calendar
IODAI would like to thank each of the various clubs for holding our Optimist events in 2020 and look forward to an fantastic year ahead at these exciting venues. Baltimore week  from Sun, 16 Feb 2020 to Fri, 21 Feb 2020    at BSC ,  Baltimore, Co. CorkTrials  from Thu, 16 Apr 2020 to Sun,
Save the date: Baltimore 2.0
Save the date: Baltimore 2.0 will be taking place from 16-21 February 2020. Fantastic coaching this year under the leadership of Thomas Chaix. We expect huge participation from our Senior and Junior fleets.
Opportunity to join the IODAI Development Squad 2020
IODAI is committed to training and development and has initiated a new scheme designed for our SILVER  Junior fleet sailors, all are welcome to apply,  Additional information on the link below; criteria for applications are as follows; Squad consisting of 12 sailors Junior fleet silver fleet (selected by ranking 2019) Ranking below top 12, “U12
Munsters 2019
Registration for Munsters 2019 is now open. Please visit the link below to register.
Crosbie Cup
Please see the document below for information about the Crosbie Cup.
North Americans Optimist Championship
We are reaching out for expression of interest for the North Americans Optimist Championship.
For more information about this event, please visit the link below.
IODAI Committee 2018 – 2019 Assistants and Advisors
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