AGM 2022
The 2022 Annual General Meeting of the The Optimist Dinghy Sailing Association of Ireland Limited (IODAI) is taking place at 20:00 by Zoom online webinar on Tuesday, 13th December, 2022. In view of the online format members wishing to attend are required to Pre-Register by sending an e-mail to [email protected] by 13:00 on Friday, 9th
Under 12 Squad 2022/2023
This year our U12 team will head to the South of England to the Weymouth Portland Sailing Academy. Many of them met their coach, Frances Corkery at the National Training Week in Lough Derg.We hope that they will all meet up again in Lough Ree on the 13th & 14th May 2023This team is selected
During the course of the National Training Week, IODAI in conjunction with our coaching team are delivering a series of sportsmanship Initiatives as part of our briefings, lessons and debriefings Please find the coaches toolkit that is being trialed this week , with the intention of maintaining sportsmanship as a part of our ongoing culture
Provisional Ranking 2022
Nationals is a non discard-able event plus best two ranking regatta results. Trials qualifications will be published separately. Enquiries to [email protected] Draft Senior Ranking results here. Draft Junior Ranking results here
NTW 2022 Itinerary
Itinerary for the week can be found here
Development Squad 2022 – 2023
IODAI Development Squad 2022 is an opportunity to be a part of the progressive training team supporting Optimist Sailors progressing into and in Main Fleet. The Development Squad are selected prior to the NTW and the team bonding as a group at NTW is an important part of the team structure. (attendance at NTW is
Code of conduct
IODAI have updated codes of conduct for both Sailors and Parents This plays an important role in the enjoyment of our sport for all . With the support of Irish Sailing we will be running a Sportsmanship / Seamanship workshop at the NTW to engage sailors in this process and revising the codes in light
Ulster Championship’s at Howth Yacht Club
Howth Yacht Club hosted 145 Oppies for the final ranking event of the season during the local Maritime Festival weekend. The IODAI Optimist regional has its biggest Irish fleet this weekend with 85 main fleet and 60 regatta fleet sailors. With a big mix of conditions PRO Richard Kissane delivered 6 races by getting 4
National Training Week 2022 LDYC – entry open
Entry Open Here Wed 2nd to Sat 5th Nov 2022 (School Mid Term) at LOUGH DERG YACHT CLUB Incorporating the Crosbie Cup and Halloween Regatta Main Fleet team building Regatta Racing and Coaching training Crosbie Cup dedicated to Silver and Bronze sailors 2023 U12 Team training 2023 Development Squad Top class coaching and fun and
Optimist Ulsters HYC Results
(Gold, Silver, Bronze ) Fleet enquiries to [email protected] NOR and Supplemental Sailing instructions available here Senior fleet results (Gold and Silver) Junior fleet results (Gold and Silver) Senior Bronze results Junior Bronze results Regatta Racing fleet results Regatta Coaching fleet results Scoring queries, click here for link to Racing Rules of Sailing site.

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