IODAI Irish Optimist Trials 2018 are now open for registration here on  The purpose of the Trials event is to select sailors to represent Ireland at International events in the summer of 2018.  Team selection will be based on the results achieved at the Trials Event and full compliance with such terms as IODAI
Baltimore deadline extended
The deadline for entry for Baltimore Spring Training Week has been extended to 10pm Friday the 19th January. This year sees the beginning of a revamping of the Baltimore Spring Camp with the goal of making it the premier Optimist training event in the Irish sailing calendar. A feature of this plan sees IODAI investing in
Timetable of Events for Baltimore Week 2018. Looking forward to seeing you at Baltimore Spring Training Week 2018.  Below are details of what is on for the week.     REGISTRATION Saturday  4.00pm – 6.00pm Sunday   10.00 am – 11am   DAILY ROUTINE  Sunday:      Rigged/Changed and Ready at 1pm Monday to Friday:
SCHULL & FITBONES at Baltimore 2018  Activities for our non-sailing kids
Schull & Fitbones is a really big part of Baltimore Spring Training Week for our very special non sailing siblings.  Schull & Fitbones provides activities for those 5 years and upwards who are not yet sailing. They do Playground games, Sherkin Island trip and an Adventure Challenge in Lough Hyne Woods.  It’s a wonderful fun
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
IODAI Nationals 2018 Save the Date!
  We are delighted to announce that The Irish Optimist National & Open Championship 2018 will take place in Kinsale Yacht Club, Co. Cork.   The Irish Nationals is always a great event with lots of fun both on and off the water.  So make sure you mark the date in your diary for 2018!
Only 1 week left to register for 2017 Nationals!
The closing date for the 2017 Irish Optimist Nationals is Thursday 3rd August at 10pm.  The entry fee is €160 per child.  (Late Entry Fee of €260 up until 7th August.  Closed after this date and no further entries will be accommodated.) Please note that due to restrictions on space entries are capped at 150 sailors
Irish Oppie Nationals Open for entries!
We are delighted to announce that The Irish Optimist National & Open Championship is now open for entries. The Irish nationals is always a great event with lots of fun both on and off the water.   So sign up today to make sure you don’t miss out. Dates: August 17th to 20th Location: Royal Irish Yacht
The Crosbie Cup is now open for entries.  This year it is taking place at Sutton Dinghy Club, Co. Dublin The event is open to the following: All Regatta Fleet sailors and Main Fleet Silver Seniors Main Fleet Silver Juniors   The Crosbie Cup takes place from July 8th & 9th.  The Crosbie Cup is
After a fantastic weekend in Kinsale, Co.Cork, all eyes are now pointing North.  The second IODAI regional event of the year is the Ulsters.  This year they are taking place over the weekend of June 10th & 11th in The Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club (, 7 Seafront Road, Cultra, Co.Down. Entries are now

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