Team places have now been allocated and the selected teams are:
Worlds Team –
Douglas Elmes, Sophie Browne, Harry Whitaker, Harry Durcan and Megan Parker. The Worlds team will compete in the World Championships in the Dominican Republic in July with their coach, Dennis Paaske.
Europeans Team –
Jil McGinley, Scott Levie, Daniel Raymond, Ewan McMahon, Ronan Cournane, Cliodhna Ní Shuilleabhain and Alacoque Daly. The European Championship will be held in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy in July.
Peter McCann also qualified for the Europeans team; Peter achieved 7th position in last year’s Europeans but has decided to retire from the Optimist class and did not take up his place this year.
International Development Team –
Richard Hogan, Adam D’Arcy, Ciaran Finnegan, Johnny Durcan, Alix Buckley, Heather Spain and Ros Morgan. The International Team will compete in the French Nationals in Loctudy in July.
IODAI supports our teams by facilitating a Team Coach, Team Leader (Team mum) and funding for each sailor who represents us on a team place.