Details below Portugal Regatta
Preparations for the CH Marine Irish Optimist National and Open Championships 2014 are well underway and the team at the Royal Cork Yacht Club are making plans for this exciting event due to be held in the Harbour in August. The sailing grounds in Cork Harbour offer a fantastic variety of sailing conditions. At the
IODAI Munster Weekend Training Camp Kinsale Yacht Club. Twenty one sailors from five clubs around Munster attended a very successful training camp with lead coach Thomas Chaix, last weekend. Thomas was assisted well known sailor and coach George Kennefick and Dara O’Shea of Kinsale Yacht Club, who has worked very well with Thomas over the
The following statement has been issued by IODAI and the ISA: ISA/IODAI Joint Statement
Congratulations to all sailors who have been appointed to the 2013-2014 ISA Optimist Squad: Christopher Bateman Amy Carroll Michael Carroll Peter Fagan Caoimhe Foster Clare Gorman Ella Hemeryck Daniel Hopkins Max Kavanagh Tom Keal Sarah Levie James McCann Gemma McDowell Micheal Ni Shuilleabhain Grace O’Beirne Cathal O’Regan Loghlen Rickard James Spillane
The ISA Junior All Irelands (or Junior Helmsman) competition took place last weekend in Schull. First place was taken by former National Optimist Champion Seafra Guilfoyle, crewed by current Optimist sailor Richard McGinle, both from RCYC. With the majority of the fleet made up of current and former Optimist sailors, we congratulate the winners and
Loghlen Rickard sailed to Balatonfoldvar, Hungary, with the Optimist European team (pictured above) in July this year. He writes for IODAI about the experience: I am Loghlen Rickard. I am 13 years old and sail out of the National Yacht Club in Dublin. This year, I had the honour of representing Ireland in the European
The following should be noted in relation to arrivals and registration; 1. Registration: Registration on Friday is from 6pm to 8pm. Registration on Saturday is from 9.30am to 11.00am. 2. Arrivals: Boats arriving at the Yacht Club should park on the pier opposite the club and unload the boats on the pier. The locations for
Peter Fagan was a member of the ISA Squad 2012-2013. The Squad’s programme includes travel to the Palma December Optimist event, and most of the squad attend the Braassemermeer event. Peter writes for IODAI about the experience of sailing abroad: “I went to my first international event in 2011. We took the ferry to Holyhead

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