Unfortunately, due to a low number of entries, the VP Cup has been cancelled. The organisers/HYC are checking to see whether it would be feasible to run it again, possibly around the time of the Nationals. If it is re-run it is likely that only club teams will be eligible to enter. The basis for
Howth Yacht Club will be holding their Vice President’s Cup team racing event on the 14th June (the day before the Leinster’s). The event is currently the only team racing event in the Irish Optimist calendar and is always well supported by clubs and teams from across the country. Team racing is an excellent way
This weekend IODAI and Skerries Sailing Club will be running the first regional event of the year. Please see event information below The Notice of Race Click here for Notice of Race (https://iodai.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/NOTICE-OF-RACE-ULSTER-CHAMPIONSHIPS.pdf) Sailing Instructions IODAI’s Major Event Sailing Instructions will apply (https://iodai.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Oppie-Major-Event-SIs-2019-CP-April-2019-V1.4.pdf). Any supplementary sailing instructions will be issued at the venue on Saturday
Please find links to key documents for 2019 Trials below. Irish Sailing Youth Nationals Notice of Race The Optimist Trials is run as part of Irish Sailing’s ‘Youth Nationals’. The Notice of Race can be found on Irish Sailing’s website. See link above. 2019 Major Events Sailing Instructions (inc. Trials) IODAI’s ‘Major Events Sailing Instructions’
With Trials now only a couple of weeks away, it is important that all sailors ensure that they have evidence that their equipment is fully compliant with class rules. At registration competitors will be required to produce the following: Boat registration certificate (in the name of the sailor or the sailor’s family) Boat and third
Don’t forget, the early-bird discount for entry to the Irish Optimist Nationals finishes on May 3rd. Register now at https://members.iodai.com/events and visit the great new dedicated microsite at https://irishoptimistnationals.com/
Dates and venues for 2019 events have now been finalised with the exception of the Crosbie Cup which will be held sometime in July. A further update on this will be given soon. Baltimore Spring Week Venue: Baltimore Sailing Club Dates: 17 February to 22 February Open to: Regatta/Transition/Junior/Senior Fleet Sailors Entry now open.
The final event of the IODAI 2018 Optimist Sailing calendar is the Munster’s. This year we are delighted to have the event hosted by Tralee Bay Sailing Club in the beautiful setting of Fenit, Co. Kerry. The Munster’s are taking place over the weekend of September 8th and 9th. As entries are now open for