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Optimists all over the place!

The weekend 15 – 16 June, we hosted 120 Optimists sailors and support crews (aka as parents) for the 2019 Optimist Leinster Championships at Broadmeadows. Sponsored by Joe Duffy, Volvo, we had competitors from 17 sailing clubs from around the country, all accompanied with a fleet of support and coach boats. We prayed that the forecasted rain would not pour …

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IODAI Leinster Championship

Malahide Yacht Club members together with our very generous sponsor Volvo at Joe Duffy are looking forward to providing a great weekends racing on the Broadmeadows. Registration is open on the IODAI website for IODAI members now. Our new younger optimist sailors who have not previously entered an IODAI event should contact their class captain prior to entering this event …

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Dinghy Saturday Series

The Dinghy Saturday Series id up and running in Broadmeadows. Currently we have 26 boats taking part, including 26 Lasers, a 420 and 10 Optimists, perfect weather conditions so far. Thanks to Siobhan Maloney and John Anglim for some great photos.

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IODAI Leinster Championship 2019

Malahide Yacht Club members together with our very generous sponsor Volvo at Joe Duffy are looking forward to welcoming all the participants and their families to the Malahide YC Dinghy Sailing Centre at the Broadmeadows Estuary, Malahide for what will hopefully be a weekend of excellent racing. LOCATION OF CLUBHOUSE Malahide Yacht Club is unique in the sailing world in …

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MYC Sailors Qualify

Over the past few of weeks many sailors young and old, parents and also many guests from other Yacht Clubs around the country, have been completing courses at MYC. These courses included – Safe Guarding, Emergency Care Course, Introduction to Power boating, Continuous Professional Development (Dinghy Instructor Renewals) Marine Radio VHF Short Range Certificate Course and National Powerboat Certificate Course. …

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IODAI Trails 2019

In the eye of the storm once more! Our qualifying sailors, James Anglim, Joanna Berry, Kate Campion, Glenda Gallagher, Ciara Paul and William Walsh, with their support crews headed down to Royal Cork Yacht Club last Wednesday to compete in a proposed series of 12 races run over 4 days, with the ultimate prize being qualification for one of the IODAI …

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First Race of 2019

Windsurfing Malahide

Our first dinghy race of the 2019 season takes place on Saturday 13th April with the First Gun for our 4 week early bird season at the usual 3pm with OOD Nick Berry with his assistant Tara. Thanks in advance to all our volunteers on both OOD and rescue duty this weekend. Our first cruiser race in the outer estuary takes …

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Marine VHF Short Range Certificate Course (SRCC)

We are seeking interest for a VHF Marine SRCC course commencing shortly. The course does not require any previous experience and over 4 evenings and one evening for an exam,  all elements of VHF radio operations are covered. We will also be covering along with normal, urgency and emergency calls and procedures. The course cost is 200 Euros. This includes …

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Optimist News

Baltimore 2019 Training Camp had a fleet of 49 tough optimist fleet sailors brace the cold February weather during the recent midterm break. Our travellers this year were William & Hanna Walsh (prizewinners in Cork at last year’s Nationals) and Juliette Ryan (the youngest sailor at the Ulster’s hosted here in MYC Broadmeadows last year). Their class captain reckons if he …

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