Team Gear presented to Europeans, IDT France and Under 12’s Teams

At the weekend in Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club team gear was officially presented to three teams representing Ireland over the summer months.  We wish all the teams representing Ireland the very best of luck at their events.

Europeans Team 2017

Europeans Team 2017

The Optimist Sailors on the Europeans team were presented with their gear by IODAI president Aidan Staunton.  The Europeans will take place from July 30 to August 6th in Bulgaria.  The Europeans Team 2017 is comprised of:

  • Conor Gorman NYC
  • Johnny Flynnn,  HYC & RStGYC
  • Luke Turvey, HYC & NYC
  • Cillian Foster RCYC
  • Emily Riordan, RStGYC
  • Kitty Flanagan, RStGYC
  • Iseult Hogan, RStGYC


IDT France 2017

IDT France 2017

The Optimist Sailors on the International Development Team (IDT) France were presented with their gear by IODAI president Aidan Staunton.  The French Nationals will take place from July 15 to July 22 and this team is comprised of:

  • James Dwyre Matthews, RCYC/ KYC
  • Trevor Bolger,  RStGYC
  • Harry Pritchard,  RCYC
  • Nathen Van Steenberge, NYC
  • Thomas O Neill, HYC
  • Eimer McMarrow Moriarty, TBSC & RCYC
  • Kate Horgan, RCYC


Under 12's 2017

Under 12’s 2017

The Optimist Sailors on the Under 12’s Squad were presented with their gear by IODAI president Aidan Staunton.  The Under 12’s squad will represent Ireland at the British Optimist Nationals, taking place in Weymouth from July 29th to August 4th.   This team is comprised of:

  • Sam Ledoux NYC
  • Simon Prtichard RCYC & MBSC
  • Stephane Cunane DSC & RCYC
  • Adam Walsh LDYC & HYC
  • Clementine VanSteenberg NYC
  • Una Connell SSC
  • Anna O’Connor RIYC
  • Anna Keal RCYC

We wish all our teams bon voyage and great sailing.

Go Team Ireland!


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