We need volunteers!!
We are expecting a HUGE entry with up to 140 boats. . . . this means some 140 children and as many if not more support crew (aka parents) so we need your help. All skills sets welcome, everything from catering, to car parking, to way-finders….we have a role for all…with or without sailing experience. If you’re free to help in the lead up to the event, on either day or even both days please contact us. You’ll be made very welcome.
We have hosted this event successfully in the past and we are working very hard to make sure that this year is going to be our best yet.
This will be a great event for ALL our optimist sailors . . . . . . even our beginners. We’ll have a dedicated fleet – the Regatta Fleet – complete with coaches, instructors and fun prizes to help our less experienced sailors learn the basics of racing away from the main racing area. All our optimist sailors and their parents should put these dates in their diaries.
We are asking members to volunteer to help with the following:
Launching and Recovery of Boats, Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday both morning and afternoon
Catering, both days, morning and afternoon slots
Pen Clearance (in advance of the event)
Parking and Traffic management on both days but especially Saturday morning
If you are available can you please contact Darragh Lynch by email or call him 086 604 5581 within the next week. If you prefer to participate in any particular activities from the list above please let him know that too.
Volvo at Joe Duffy Motors announce sponsorship
Joe Duffy Motors has generously agreed to be our sponsor, hosting the IODAI Ulster Championship under the Volvo brand. This is a great partnership between our club and a major sponsor of sailing events worldwide. We’ve all heard of the famous ‘Volvo Ocean race” well . . . now Volvo have teamed up with our local dealership Joe Duffy to support the next generation of sailors in Malahide.
Just on their home page we found we have a lot in common . . . .they could be talking about MYC
- “Life is made to be enjoyed”
- “Here at Joe Duffy (and equally in MYC), our aim is to
provide our customers with an unrivalled level of customer service. “
- “It’s our People that make the Difference”