IODAI TEAMS 2017

Each year we select a number of Teams to represent the Optimist Class at International sailing events. These teams are selected based on ranking following Trials (which is an invitation only event) in April 2017. Please see below details of the teams IODAI will be supporting this year.

 

EUROPEANS

Venue:          YC Port Bourgas

Dates:          July 30 – August 6

Coach:         Pieter Van Den Boosch

  • First team of 7 sailors of which at least 3 are from the same sex on ranking after IODAI trials ( after those who chose to take part in the worlds have been excluded)
  • Pre event training (WHICH IS COMPULSORY) June 3,4,5 and July 8, 9
  • At least 2 IODAI events prior to traveling
  • Further details to posted when NOR published
  • Cost TBC

 

INTERNATIONAL DELVEOPMENT SQUAD – FRANCE

Venue:          French Nationals, Maubuisson, Bordeau

Coach:         Thomas Chaix

Dates:          Dept Dublin at 13:00 on 14/07 and Return Dublin 17:30 22/7 (Fly Aer Lingus)

  • Accommodation at the event, in a Villa near the event
  • Team of 7 sailors of which at least 2 are from the same sex after those who are traveling to The Worlds, Europeans are excluded at trails 2017
  • Pre event training (WHICH IS COMPULSORY), June 3,4,5 and July 8, 9
  • At least 2 IODAI events prior to traveling
  • Cost TBC

 

INTERNATIONAL DELVEOPMENT SQUAD – POLAND

Event:         Polish Trials

Coach:         Michael Gryglewski

Dates:         Dept Dublin 30/05 at 1425 and Return Dublin 05/06 at 1255

  • Accommodation in a hotel near the event
  • Team of 7 sailors of which at least 2 are from the same sex after those traveling to the Worlds, Europeans and IDT France at trails ranking have been excluded
  • Training June 17,18 COMPULSORY
  • Cost TBC

 

UNDER 12’S SQUAD – UK NATIONALS

This is our junior team. They have already qualified for U12’s on the basis of their ranking following the 2016 season. Team members had to do at least 2 regional events, plus the Irish Nationals and be in the top 45 in the Junior rankings at the end of the 2016 season.

Event:         UK Nationals, Weymouth, UK

Coach:        Thomas Chaix

Dates:         27th July to 4th Aug

 

PLEASE NOTE 

  • As always, training is compulsory.
  • Failure to take part in the pre event training or compulsory event will result in the sailor forfeiting his/her place
       

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