If you have suggestions for improvement we would be delighted to hear from you. So who do you contact ? Mandy Kelly IODAI committee member has overall responsibility for the Regatta Fleet. Mandy can be contacted on 0868467129 or [email protected] The Regatta Fleet Head Coach and Assistant Head Coach positions are advertised annually by IODAI.
Last weekend (26th/27th) saw the Optimist Ulster Championships return to Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club after a great event there in 2013.  There were 24 entries in the Regatta fleet. Taking part in the regatta fleet is an important start to any Optimist sailor’s career. Well done to all our sailors in the fleet
The aim of the Regatta Fleet is to help sailors achieve the necessary skills required to compete in a sailing race. To do this, Regatta fleet sailors will have coaches at each event; Cian O’Regan is the Head Coach along with Conor Hopkins, the Assistant Head Coach. There will be local coaches from each host
The 2011 regatta fleet national championships have just been completed in HYC in super weather conditions. A mixture of light winds, sunshine and then rain & wind enabled the fleet to complete 12 races. As the week progressed & the ability of the sailors progressed the races became longer & more challenging. The 49 sailors
Well done to the 41 regatta & pre regatta fleet sailors who participated all week in the first IODAI training clinic of 2011. The coaches for the regatta and pre regatta were – Katie Malcolm (Head instructor), Diane Kissane , Mark Boylan, George Kingston, David Kenefick, Conor Hopkins and Colm O’Regan. The sailors managed to

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