The IDT Poland Team
The IDT Poland Team pictured before they departed from Dublin Airport earlier today (June 1st)  to take part in the Energa Sailing Cup in Poland.  It is taking place in the same venue as the 2015 Optimist World Championships. IODAI wishes the Team every success and hope they have an enjoyable event.  
Parents please note the following: Please be aware that IODAI organise the team gear for the sailors travelling to IODAI/ISA run  team events i.e. Poland, France, Europeans and Worlds and U12 to British nationals. It is our responsibility to choose the team gear and to choose what gear we deem appropriate for the sailors. The
Irish Optimist Nationals Open For Entries!
We are delighted to announce that the Irish Optimist National & Open Championships are now open for entries.   Dates August 15th – 19th, 2016   Location Lough Derg Yacht Club   Entry Fee Early Entry Fee:                   €160          Closing Date: Friday 29th July Late Entry Fee:                   €260          Up to Wednesday
Eve McMahon will not take up her place on the European team traveling to Crotone Italy in July. We wish her the best as she moves onto the Topper fleet. Congratulations to Alana Coakley who takes  up the position on the European team and to Natasha Hemeryck who takes up Alana’s position on the International
Connachts Open for Entries Now!
The Cois Sionna Credit Union Connachts are open for entries now. After a fantastic weekend for the Leinsters in the Royal St. George Yacht Club, it is now time to think of the next Optimist event. The next event this year is the Connachts, which are taking place in Foynes Yacht Club on June 11th
Curradinghy is delighted to announce its Optimist tour for 2016. The tour will include Nieuwpoort Youth Regatta, French Nationals, UK Nationals and Irish Nationals. The tour will be an all inclusive package, providing top of the range Nautivela Optimist and World Class Coaching and is open to all. Places are limited to 10 to ensure
Dear Parents, We are making contact to remind you to return the PERPETUAL TROPHY  your son/daughter won at last years NATIONAL OPTIMIST CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 held in Skerries.
Hi all – we have a small number of roles where we still need volunteers: rib drivers; launch and retrieval; and finish boat.  If you would like to do one of these roles please let Ronan Adams ([email protected]) know. Self declaration forms for measurement of equipment are becoming more widespread (e.g. UK Nationals and this
To all IODA Members: According to RRS G 1.2 (a) and the released World Sailing Q&A L007, the numbers of the square computer -8 style format are not meeting RRS Appendix G requirements for legibility.
There are no changes from the 2015 Major Event SI’s. IODAI major event instructions 2016

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