All Ireland Junior Championships 2021
IODAI Optimist Class have been offered 3 nominations to be put forward for the event, with thanks to Irish Sailing. Please see Notice of Race for Eligibility to enter. As per previous years; Nominations will be based on a top down ranking of; Senior Main Fleet sailors , subject to sailors’ availability to attend, of
For those who have just left Oppies, you might be interested in applying for the Topper squad, details can be found at:
Just over a year ago, Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove made the decision to move from the Optimist to the 420 and decided to sail together. Robert was 13, Sean 14. They have just become the Youth National 420 Champions. Girl team Cliodhna ni Shuilleabhain and Jil McGinley sailed their Optimists last summer, competing in
This year’s Youth Nationals Topper champion, Nicole Hemeryck, began sailing in an Optimist, during summer courses in Waterford Harbour Sailing Club, and back home in the National Yacht Club. A year ago, Nicole had to decide between sailing in the Optimist trials, or competing in the Topper in the Youth Nationals. Having just won the
Conor O’Beirne made the difficult decision just over a year ago, to leave the Optimist class in his 14th year and switch to a Laser 4.7. It was probably the best decision he has ever made, as he holds the 2013 Irish Laser 4.7 Youth National title, following on from winning the UK Nationals in

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