Newsletter – September
It was a fitting celebration to the end to the season with over 170 of us in Lough Ree last weekend. It was especially heartening to see the substantial growth
Under 12 Team 2024
This year our U12 Team will head to Wales to Plas Heli at the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, Pwllheli, North Wales on the 4th to 9th August
Mais Oui! – Irish Development Team’s French Adventure
Development on and off the water is the name of the game for Optimist IDT Team The IODAI IDT Team is the International Development team which is aimed at sailors
European Team Shine in Greece
The European Optimist Championship took place in the beautiful turquoise blue waters of Thessaloniki, Greece last week and was represented by the Irish team of; Abigail Murphy (Royal St George
Under 12 Squad 2022/2023
This year our U12 team will head to the South of England to the Weymouth Portland Sailing Academy. Many of them met their coach, Frances Corkery at the National Training
National Training Week 2022 LDYC – entry open
Entry Open Here Wed 2nd to Sat 5th Nov 2022 (School Mid Term) at LOUGH DERG YACHT CLUB Incorporating the Crosbie Cup and Halloween Regatta Main Fleet team building Regatta
Under 12 and Development Squad Training Weekend @ LRYC
The weekend of the 7/8th May saw our Under 12 and Development Squad sailors come together to take to the waters of Lough Ree with a very warm welcome from
Team Selection 2022
Update as at 20.00, 27th April 2022. Please find enclosed the Updated team places, based on take up of allocated places, current published results, and in line with the IODAI
Irish Sailing Youth Nationals
Thursday 21st April to Sunday 24th April 2022 at Ballyholme Yacht Club Incorporating IODAI Trials and Team Selection. Entry fee for the event is collected by IODAI, click here. IODAI has paid
Opportunity to join the IODAI Development Squad 2021
IODAI is committed to training and development and has renewed a scheme designed for our SILVER & BRONZE  Junior fleet sailors, all are welcome to apply,  Additional information on the

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