Irish National Championships LDYC 2021
Friday, July 30, 20.59. Please find enclosed Notice of Race (NOR). Notice of race document link here. Expressions of interest are open for entry in line with NOR, with places limited, a first come first served basis will apply. Events page link Club page here Invitations to the Event registration page will be live after
Leinster Championships – Howth Yacht Club :                 3/4 July 2021
With only one week to the start of the 2021 racing season, please ensure that all sailors who have entered by invitation to the event to check the club website on the link below. Please read and check: Notice of race Event Protocols Event information guide Please print off and return a copy of the
Entry Leinsters 2021 – 2
The invitation for entry to this event, will be limited to 75 sailors, due to restrictions, and will open for the Main Fleet at 20:00 tonight, the 15/6/21 and will remain open for 10 days. A waiting list will also open at the same time so we advise any sailors who missed the opportunity,
Pre-registration now open
Pre-registration event open until 28th Feb 2021 00:00. Please choose which fleet your sailors intend to compete in the for the coming year 2021. ie. Regatta or Main. This information is stored in your sailors profile and will automatically update the registration list, even after paying for the event. Click link to Event page.
Newsletter Feb 2021 and pre-registration.
Dear Member We would like to keep you informed of what is happening in IODAI and the summer events for 2021.   Whilst the Covid restrictions continue to provide uncertainty to what our summer would look like for our sport we do have to continue to act like there will be a future for our
Events calendar 2021
•Trials – RSTGYC, 1/2/3 May •Munster Championships – Kinsale YC, 15/16 May   •Leinster Championships – Howth YC, 12/13 June •Connaught Championships – Lough Ree YC, 17/18 July  •Irish National Championship -Lough Derg YC, 19/22 August  •Ulster Championships – East Antrim BC, 11/12 September Due to the impact of COVID 19 a number of alternative dates are being
Connaught’s 2019 – LRYC
For more information about this event, plus see link below;
Irish Nationals 2019!
See all info on the Irish Optimist Nationals website.
VP Cup – Cancelled
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
Vice President’s Cup team racing event, HYC 14th June
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

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