Reminder – Nationals early-bird discount finishes soon…
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/
2019 IODAI Events – updated
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
Irish Optimist National and Open Championships 2018 August 16th until August 19th   IODAI and Kinsale Yacht  Yacht Club (KYC)  in Co. Cork are delighted to host the Optimist National Championships 2018.  We look forward to welcoming over 200 competitors from all over Ireland as well as visiting sailors from other countries to our Club,
Please find attached updated Sailing Instructions for all major IODAI events.  This document was updated July 2018 (Version 1.3). Sailors please make sure you are familiar with the SI’s. Oppie Major Event SIs 2018 CP July 2018 V1.3

Crosbie Cup is this weekend! Crosbie Cup 2018

The Crosbie Cup takes place this weekend (July 28th and 29th) in Sutton Dinghy Club.  We are looking forward to a great weekend on the water for all our Silver Fleet and Regatta Fleet Sailors.  Entries are still open for the Crosbie Cup, we have removed the late entry fee, so you can enter right up
Please find attached revised Major Event Sailing Instructions for IODAI events. Supplementary Sailing Instructions, pertaining to each individual venue, will be available at Registration. Oppie Major Event SIs 2018 CP July 2018 V1.2
Irish Optimist Nationals and Open Championship 2018 Entries for the 2018 Irish Nationals taking place in Kinsale Yacht Club, in the South of Ireland are now open. This event will take place on August 16/17/18/19 and is open to Regatta Fleet/ Snr Fleet/ Jnr Fleet. Entry for the Nationals is €160:06 and the early entry fee
The third event of the IODAI 2018 calendar is the Connachts.  This year we are delighted to have the event hosted by Lough Derg Yacht Club, on the eastern shores of Lough Derg, in Domineer.  The Connachts are taking place over the weekend of July 7th and 8th. As entries are now open for the
Joe Duffy sponsor the IODAI Ulster Championship at Malahide Yacht Club
Volvo at Joe Duffy and IODAI are delighted to announce their sponsorship of the annual International Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland (IODAI) Ulster Championships hosted this year by Malahide Yacht club. The event will take place on the 19th and 20th May, 2018 at Broadmeadows, Malahide Yacht Club.  With 140 boat entries expected, this year’s

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