The ISA Pathway Youth Nationals for Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial will be hosted by Royal Cork Yacht Club from tomorrow,Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April 2015. This is an open event for all sailors in these classes.
The ISA Youth Pathway Nationals will be the selection trials (or part of) for ISA National squads and an indicator (amongst other events) for the ISA Academy. Classes sailing will be 420, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7 and Topper. The IODAI 2015 Optimist Trials will be held in conjunction with, but sailed on a separate course from the Championships. There will not be an Optimist fleet in the ISA Youth National Championships 2015. Tomorrow Thursday the Laser Radials and 420s will commence racing. Tomorrow will also see the beginning of the Optimist four day IODAI Trials with Anthony O’Leary, Afloat Sailor of the Year as Race Officer, and Friday will see the commencement of racing for the Topper and Laser 4.7 fleets
Today at the RCYC the air was filled with excited chatter and greeting of friends arriving from all over Ireland. Conditions were ideal with bright sunshine and sailors quickly got down to the last minute preparations and checking of their gear. The Optimists were weighed and they had their sails stamped.
The Admiral, Executive Committee, Members and Staff hope that you the sailors, your parents, families friends and coaches have a wonderful time in Crosshaven during your stay.