Top Menu

Archive | Optimist

Trials winner 2018 Justin Lucas with Jack Roy, Irish Sailing President and  David Thomas, Managing Director of Volvo Car Ireland ¦ David Branigan/Oceansport/Irish Sailing

And then it was all over…

As ever, Trials 2018 provided excitement, disappointment, thrills, spills, and no end of drama – there’s probably a movie in it somewhere. PRO John Leech and his team did an amazing job in the face of some very adverse forecasts – from too much breeze to virtually none. Thursday saw the three scheduled races completed, […]

Continue Reading · 0
IMG_9099

Optimist Winter Programme underway

We are delighted to welcome Michal Gryglewski to the Club as our Performance Coach this Winter.  Michal has a Bachelor Degree from the Department of Health and Physical Education, University of Szczecin, Poland and is now a full time professional sailing coach.  His achievements include Optimist Team Racing World Champion in 2004, 4th in the 2003 […]

Continue Reading · 0
junior helmsman 2017 winners

Micheal O’Suilleabhain lifts the Junior Helmsman Championship in Schull

The Irish Sailing All Ireland Junior Championships hosted by Fastnet Marine & Outdoor Education Centre in Schull, was held last weekend in a full range of conditions. Saturday was misty with light and shifty wind conditions for completing 6 of the scheduled 9 qualifying series with overnight leader Johnny Durcan holding a marginal lead. Sunday’s […]

Continue Reading · 0