Connaughts LRYC 2021
Registration now open
Leinster Championships – Howth Yacht Club :                 3/4 July 2021
With only one week to the start of the 2021 racing season, please ensure that all sailors who have entered by invitation to the event to check the club website on the link below. Please read and check: Notice of race Event Protocols Event information guide Please print off and return a copy of the
Results Leinster’s 2021
Competitor list HYC (draft pending registration close) Main Fleet Results Senior Fleet Results Junior Fleet Result
Entry Leinsters 2021 – 2
The invitation for entry to this event, will be limited to 75 sailors, due to restrictions, and will open for the Main Fleet at 20:00 tonight, the 15/6/21 and will remain open for 10 days. A waiting list will also open at the same time so we advise any sailors who missed the opportunity,
Entry Leinsters 2021 – 1
With the uncertainty of event restrictions and requirements, IODAI and HYC have jointly decided to limit the number of optimists which can compete to 80 Main fleet boats.Expression of interest for the event will open for MAIN FLEET sailors immediately with REGATTA FLEET entry opening at a later date.Event entry will be on invitation from
Events update
With restrictions easing in some capacity, IODAI have taken the joint decision with RSGYC to cancel the 2021 Trials Event.The Leinster Championships have also been postponed to the 3/4 July to hopefully allow for further easing of restrictions.The RSTGYC have agreed to host a Optimist Event on the 4th & 5th September 2021.IODAI are also
Under 12 Squad 2021
Traditionally the Under 12 team has attended the British Nationals and in these ever changing times IODAI have expressed an interest with the UK Association to holding a place again this year.  Subject to government guidelines. Paddy Ryan (Malahide) is Team Lead and in order to move forward in a positive light we are asking
Expression of interest in team selection Worlds & Europeans
1. IODAI are seeking expressions of interest from members regarding participation in the Worlds and the Europeans (subject to Government travel restrictions), by registering on our events page here. 2. IODAI confirms that a team selection will be from those members who have expressed an interest. 3. We would ask Members to only register
Club Coaching and Optimist Fleet Development
IODAI is committed to training and development and has initiated a new scheme designed for our Bronze and Silver sailors.  This is club coaching development. This is to focus on Regional / Smaller clubs to promote the Optimist class. IODAI are committed to providing a lead coach and some funding to help setup the coaching program. Each Sailor
Cover picture Competition
We are looking for a new cover image for the IODAI website. Do you think you have the perfect image? We will be running a competition for the month of April to find the perfect picture.  Please send your entries to [email protected] with your name, club and contact details to enter.  Images must be submitted

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Annual Membership


Annual Membership for 2021 is now open at €60 per sailor.  Click account page to join or renew.

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