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!
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 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.
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;https://iodai.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Development-Squad.pdfThe criteria for applications are as follows; Squad consisting of 12 sailors Junior fleet silver fleet (selected by ranking 2019) Ranking below top 12, “U12