Join the Regatta Fleet - First Event Ulsters 2013
Kirsti O'Flynn joins the team as IODAI's Head Coach for the Regatta Fleet 2013
"IODAI MISSION STATEMENT -
TO PROMOTE A LIFE-LONG LOVE OF SAILING"
|Ulster Championships - First Regional event of the year |
Ulsters 2013 - Entry now open via Sailracer. Registration 1800-2000 Friday 24th May, 0900 - 1030 Sat 25th May
|IS THERE LIFE AFTER OPPIES - SAIL A 420! |
Ex-Optimist sailors, Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove, and Cliodhna ni Shuilleabhain and Jil McGinley, are the Youth Nationals 420 Champions. Sean has written for IODAI about how they made the transition from the Optimist to the 420.
|What about the Youngest Sailors at Trials
Every year, a number of our youngest sailors compete at Trials, knowing that they are too young to make a team. This year, four sailors in their 11th year completed the entire event. One of them writes for IODAI
|Johnny Durcan wins Trials 2013
Teams for 2013 are selected, with Johnny Durcan overall Trials winner. Thanks to Mainsheet Images for the photos
|Last day of Trials 2013|
Sailors discussing conditions before launching on the last day of Trials 2013
|Leg 2 of Trials Begins in RCYC
Sailors prepare to launch on day 2 of Trials
|Trials - Leg 2 is Almost Here
Leg 2 of Trials begins in RCYC this Saturday.
|Is There Life After Oppies - Sail a TOPPER! |
Just a year ago, Nicole Hemeryck was deciding whether to compete in Trials. She had tried a Topper but still loved her Optimist. Nicole tells IODAI about her year