The Crosbie Cup Weekend has arrived and there is great excitement in LRYC in Athlone.  We are looking forward to welcoming all our sailors to this weekends event.  Please see below the Notice of Race and other key times for this weekend. Looking forward to seeing you all later today and tomorrow, for a great
Don’t forget to enter the Crosbie Cup!
“WARNING” Crosbie Cup at LRYC Athlone, only a week left before entries close! The Crosbie Cup promises to be a great weekend for sailors and their families. The event is open to the following: – All Regatta Fleet sailors – All Silver Senior sailors – All Silver Junior sailors The Crosbie Cup takes place from
Crosbie Cup Open for Entries
The Crosbie Cup is now open for entries. This year it is taking place at Lough Ree Yacht Club, Ballyglass, Coosan, Athlone, Co Westmeath. The event is open to all Silver level sailors i.e.: – All Regatta Fleet sailors – All Main Fleet Silver Senior & Junior sailors There are two fleets in the Crosbie
Promotions following 2016 Connaughts
The following sailors have been promoted to Gold following their performance in the 2016 Connaughts in Foynes: Alejandra Peleteiro Archie Daly Diego Peleteiro Congrats!!!
Ulsters Open for Entries!
The Ulsters are now open for registration.  They are on July 2nd and 3rd in Malahide Yacht Club. Early Entry Fee is €60 – Closing Date: Friday 17th June.   Late Entry Fee is €120 – Final, Final Closing Date Wednesday 22nd June 10pm. There is no better way to kick off the sailors summer holidays than
Poland IDT – Day 2 Update
The perfect conditions for day 1 continued into day 2 of the Energa Sailing Cup in Dziwnow, Poland.  The wind dropped slightly to 8-10 knots from the North east as the sailors had a busy day of 4 races.  The Irish team pushed hard and sometimes a bit too hard resulting in some alphabet scoring
The IDT Poland Team
The IDT Poland Team pictured before they departed from Dublin Airport earlier today (June 1st)  to take part in the Energa Sailing Cup in Poland.  It is taking place in the same venue as the 2015 Optimist World Championships. IODAI wishes the Team every success and hope they have an enjoyable event.  
IODAI wish to announce following success at interview our Head coach Emma Davey and Deputy Head coach Saoirse Kelly.
A van for Thomas
Thomas Chaix has been the ISA Optimist National Coach for many, many years. You may be aware that recently Thomas’s mini-van and road trailer were written off in a serious road accident. We are all very grateful that nobody was injured in the accident however his van/trailer was written off and insurance will not cover

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