Crosbie Cup is this weekend! Crosbie Cup 2018

The Crosbie Cup takes place this weekend (July 28th and 29th) in Sutton Dinghy Club.  We are looking forward to a great weekend on the water for all our Silver Fleet and Regatta Fleet Sailors.  Entries are still open for the Crosbie Cup, we have removed the late entry fee, so you can enter right up
Irish Sailors dominate in the 2018 Optimist French Nationals
Fiachra McDonnell of NYC and the Irish IDT France Team won the Optimist French Nationals after a fantastic week of sailing against some of the best sailors in Europe in the 200 sailor event.  Fellow NYC and IDT Team France sailor Clementine van Steenberge won best girl at the event, at only 11 years of
Please find attached the Notice of Race for the 2018 Irish Optimist Nationals being held in Kinsale Yacht Club, on August 16th to 19th, 2018. Optimist KYC Nationals 2018 NOR Final
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    
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