Next weekend IODAI and Skerries Sailing Club will be running the first regional event of the year. IODAI’s Major Event Sailing Instructions will apply (https://iodai.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Oppie-Major-Event-SIs-2019-CP-April-2019-V1.4.pdf). Supplementary sailing instructions will be issued in the coming days and will be posted here.
A Facebook page has been set up to build the excitement around the 2019 Nationals and to keep everyone up to date with the preparations. Please like and share the page at the link below. https://www.facebook.com/IrishOptimistNationals2019
NB – a correction has been made to the gender mix requirements for IDT#1 and IDT#2. It was previously stated that the maximum for a single gender was four. This was incorrect. The ratio will be the same as previous years, ie a maximum of five sailors of a single gender. The error has been
With Trials now only a couple of weeks away, it is important that all sailors ensure that they have evidence that their equipment is fully compliant with class rules. At registration competitors will be required to produce the following: Boat registration certificate (in the name of the sailor or the sailor’s family) Boat and third
Howth Yacht Club’s annual Brassed Off Cup is being held on its traditional day of Good Friday, which falls on 19th April of this year. This fun Optimist dinghy event is a great opportunity for junior racers to dust off their gear and get out racing in Spring conditions on the safe waters just north
IODAI relies on volunteers to run all of its activities throughout the year. Without a full and actively engaged team on board, the likelihood of successfully delivering regattas and international teams greatly reduces. We currently have two roles that need to be filled immediately – a Teams Organiser and a Child Safety Officer. Neither of these roles require
Dates and venues for 2019 events have now been finalised with the exception of the Crosbie Cup which will be held sometime in July. A further update on this will be given soon. Baltimore Spring Week Venue: Baltimore Sailing Club Dates: 17 February to 22 February Open to: Regatta/Transition/Junior/Senior Fleet Sailors Entry now open.