Newsletter – September
It was a fitting celebration to the end to the season with over 170 of us in Lough Ree last weekend. It was especially heartening to see the substantial growth
RCYC Cobbler League Series
The Royal Cork Optimist Cobbler league series 2023 will take place across the first 4 Sundays in October 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. Racing will take place for optimist junior,
Newsletter – June
The summer sun has had lots of Oppie sailors on the water around the country. The light winds have been great for the younger sailors to get going while the
Racing Rules of Sailing – Information Session
As part of our commitment to continuing development and education within the fleet IODAI are delighted to announce that Irish International Judge Cxema Pico will host an information and discussion
Join the IODAI team… Assistant Treasurer wanted
IODAI is currently looking for an Assistant Treasurer to help with organising the association’s finances. Interested in helping out? Contact Conor at IODAItrea[email protected] for further details
Invite for Irish team to attend UAE regatta
IODAI has received an invite for a team of five sailors to attend the Abu Dhabi Open Regatta (14th to 19th October). The event consists of three days of a
IODAI’s Worlds Team out to conquer the Caribbean
Best of luck to our Worlds Team who have travelled to Antigua to take part in the Optimist World Championships. Luke Turvey, Sam Ledoux, Rocco Wright, Ben O’Shaughnessy and James
IDT 1 head to Nieuwpoort
After a couple of days training in Belgium, IODAI’s International Development Team 1 will start racing tomorrow at the International Youth Regatta in Nieuwpoort. Racing will be held over five
Euro Team closes in on finish
Best of luck to our Euro Team who have their final day’s racing today. Justin, Fiachra, Archie, Johnny, Jessica, Alana and Clementine have sailed superbly all week and have done
VP Cup – Cancelled
Unfortunately, due to a low number of entries, the VP Cup has been cancelled. The organisers/HYC are checking to see whether it would be feasible to run it again, possibly

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