Baltimore Spring Training Week 2018 – Open for Entries!
The Baltimore Spring Training Week 2018 takes place from Sunday 11th February to Friday 16th February 2018, in the beautiful West Cork Village of Baltimore. Registration for this top International Optimist Sailing Clinic is now open.  To avail of the early entry discount enter today.  Early entry fee is €200.10 per child (available until 10 pm, 8th January
Irish Optimist Sailors Achieve Top Results in The Hague Optimist Cup 
Last weekend, six Irish Optimist Sailors participated in the The Hague Optimist Cup 2017 in Scheveningen in the Netherlands. The event was the test event for the 2018 European Optimist Championships, Team Ireland, composed of Leah Rickard, Nathan van Steeberge, Johnny Flynn, Sam Ledoux, Clementine van Steenberge, and Rocco Wright, and coached by Thomas Chaix.  Team Ireland

Great video footage of the Ulsters! Optimist Sailing Ireland

Check out some of the great optimist sailing from last weekends Ulsters, captured by the team in sixnineone http://sixnineone.co.      
Rory O’Sullivan wins at the Ulsters!
The Optimist Ulsters took place in the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, with a fleet of 100 Optimists traveling to the event.  In trying conditions the race committee got three races in on Saturday but unfortunately the weather was not with them on Sunday.  After an initial postponement, racing was eventually abandoned on Sunday.
Welcome to the Ulster Optimists Championships at Royal North. Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club is looking forward to welcoming all Optimist sailors, parents and support teams for the Ulster Optimist Championships.  We hope that the following information will help you to enjoy the event and our club facilities to the full.  Your cooperation is
Rory O’Sullivan takes the top prize at the Munsters!
A great weekend of racing was had by all at the Davy Munster Optimist Munster Championships last weekend in Kinsale Yacht Club.  Over 140 sailors travelled from the four corners of Ireland for the first Regional event of 2017. Six races were planned over the two days and in challenging conditions Race Officer John Stollard
On arrival in Kinsale, Oppys can unload on the pier opposite the club. Once boats are unloaded please take your trailers to the Kinsale Equestrian Centre as indicated on the attached Map. The pier is not a parking area. It is strictly for unloading only. The Equestrian Centre is open until 8.00 PM on Friday
First stop this summer is the Munsters in KYC on the Wild Atlantic Way!
Looking forward to seeing everyone at the Munsters in Kinsale Yacht Club this weekend for the first regional event of the year.  What better place to start our summer of Oppi sailing than at the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way? We have over 140 sailors registered for the event with over 40 in
We are delighted to announce that the Munsters, the first IODAI regional event of 2017 are open for entries. What a wonderful way to kick off a fun summer of sailing and catch up with all the friends you have missed over the winter. The Munsters take place in Kinsale Yacht Club, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Optimist Trials 2017 Round Up
Big congratulations to all the amazing sailors who competed in the Optimist Trials 2017 in Ballyhome Yacht Club.  It was an eventful 4 days of sailing for all our young Optimist sailors.  There were lots of highs and lows for all involved.  Everyone who competed did an amazing job representing their families and clubs and

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