Best of luck to IDT Team France!
  The International Development Team (IDT) France 2018,  set off from Dublin Airport, for Bordeaux yesterday.   They were heading to compete in the Optimist French Nationals (CIE Coupe Internationale d’Eté), being held in Loctudy.  On the development team is: Fiarchra McDonnell (NYC) Ben O’Shaughnessy (RCYC) Archie Daly (RStGYC) Clementine Van Steenberge (NYC) Patrick Bruen
Upgrades to Gold Following Leinsters & Connaughts 2018
The following sailors have been upgraded to Gold following the Leinsters & Ulsters 2018- Congrats all! Rachel Flood Des Turvey Cillian Twomey Eva Lubliner Billy Doyle Kate Campion Christian Ennis Tadgh O’Callaghan  The reason for the Silver/Gold split is to provide recognition and encouragement for Irish sailors who are new and/or improving but who may
All Optimist boats racing in Snr and Jnr main fleet have to comply with Class Rules.  This ensures the fairness of sailing for all and also ensures that all boats comply with regulations and are safe for our sailors. There are measurers at most Optimist events and they are always at the IODAI Nationals.  They’re
James Dwyer Matthews and Rocco Wright win at the Connachts!
An amazing weekend of sunshine and sailing was had by all at the IODAI Connacht Championships last weekend in Lough Derg Yacht Club.  We had over 100 sailors in main and regatta fleet sailing in the beautiful Lough Derg sunshine.       The race officer did a great job to get 5 races in for
Team Ireland shines at Optimist Europeans!
A seven sailor team represented Ireland at the recent Optimist European Championships in Scheveningen the Netherlands 25-29 June 2018.  The Team Ireland sailors were Leah Rickard, Nathan van Steenberge, Sam Ledoux, Rocco Wright, Johnny Flynn, Emily Riordan and Eimer McMorrow-Moriarty.  Along with team coach Thomas Chaix and Team Assistant Ciara Peelo, they delivered one of Ireland’s most
Please find attached revised Major Event Sailing Instructions for IODAI events. Supplementary Sailing Instructions, pertaining to each individual venue, will be available at Registration. Oppie Major Event SIs 2018 CP July 2018 V1.2
Competitors we are really looking forward to the Connachts, the 3rd event in the IODAI regional calendar, which are taking place in Lough Derg this weekend. Please find attached the Notice of Race for the event. NOTICE OF RACE Connacht Championships 2018    
Connaughts 2018 – Results – LDYC
Below please find links to the results. Results will be posted as soon as possible following each race. Senior Fleet Junior Fleet Regatta Fleet
LDYC would like to invite all sailors and families attending the Connaughts 2018 Optimist Championship to a BYO (bring your own meat and salads) BBQ on Friday 6 th July 2018 in the club. We will have the BBQ’s ready for cooking at 6.30pm and the bar will be open from 5.30pm. On Saturday 7th
  Entries are now open for the 2018 Crosbie Cup, taking place in Sutton Dinghy Club on the weekend of July 28th and 29th.   Entry for the Crosbie Cup is €60:05.  You can enter the Crosbie Cup up until the first day of the event Saturday 28th July.    The Crosbie Cup is open
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