Nominations sought for NYC Sailing Awards for the year 2023!

Nominations sought for NYC Sailing Awards for the year 2023!

The Sailing Committee is looking for nomination for the 2023 sailing awards.

Nominations should made using the form below by close of business on Thursday 11th January 2024.

To view the list of perpetual trophies, what they are awarded for, how many nominations have been received and

to nominate a fellow Club member for any Award,

PLEASE CLICK HERE

Coached Racing Series

Coached Racing Series

Every Sunday morning until March 24th the NYC will run a coached racing series for dinghies. It will be a series of short sprint style races set up as a pursuit with the slower boats starting first and the faster boats chasing. There will be a full debrief post racing and pointers given whilst racing or in between races.

The series is weather depending and will also take into account other club activities so the running of each Sunday morning will be confirmed (or not) the Thursday prior with the name of the coach in charge on the various class whatsApps. Sailors intending to race can then register on the link below prior to the races. Entry per session is 15EUR. So wether you want to take part once in a while, use it as a full regular training session or take part as a warm up to the DBSC Frosbites racing, join the racing and progress your skills.

Racing is Open to all club dinghies (Optimist, Topper, Feva, ILCA, Aero...). First gun is set for 10.00am and racing will conclude around 12.30. There is no set number of daily races.

Prizes may be awarded at the end of the winter.

Please enter the first date(s) you want to race by CLICKING HERE

Junior Awards Dinner Ceremony – November 2023

Junior Awards Dinner Ceremony – November 2023

The NYC Junior Awards Ceremony took place at the National Yacht Club on Saturday 25th November. The awards night is the evening when our juniors traditionally take over the club.

This is when the achievements of our juniors in summer courses and in National and international events are acknowledged marking the end of the junior sailing season.

In addition, the evening is an opportunity to thank all our instructors and assistant instructors for their great work over the summer and to acknowledge the huge effort they make in ensuring that our young sailors have a fun summer course whilst nurturing a life long love of sailing in a safe environment.

It is also an event when parents can get together. Last Saturday the JB room was buzzing with  parents whilst upstairs the dining room was filled with our juniors.

The evening started for the juniors with spot prizes followed by dinner for both juniors and parents. After the meal, our instructors organised a table quiz with prizes to let the relaxation last a bit longer for the parents. And to finish, there was a selection box for ‘everyone in the audience’ to start the Christmas festivities.

For the full list of Junior Awards Recipients and a great picture gallery, please Click Here

Senior Instructor Wanted for Summer 2024 – Closing date Friday 29th December 2023 (midnight)

Senior Instructor Wanted for Summer 2024 – Closing date Friday 29th December 2023 (midnight)

The National Yacht Club is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Instructor for Summer 2024.

He / She will lead the team of committed sailing instructors and coaches for our Summer courses or clinics in 2024. 
Our Instructors are of the highest quality in terms of professionalism, attitude, technical ability and passion for sailing. Instructors will be responsible for the development of the club's youngest members, a role that is taken extremely seriously by the club.

Closing date Friday 29th December 2023 (midnight)

Click Here To Apply

Junior Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner 2023

Junior Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner 2023

The 2023 Junior Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday November 25th from 6.30-10pm.

All of our junior sailors aged 6+ are invited to join. It will be a super evening and there will be prizes galore and lots of exciting spot prizes too with some fun and games to look forward to as well.

 

Please book and pay for your ticket in advance to help us estimate numbers. We are not able to accept payment on the night.

The price for the child meal is €16 for a three-course meal (Garlic Bread, Lasagne and Ice Cream). It also includes a raffle ticket for each child, so they are in with a chance to win some of the amazing prizes.

The price for the adult meal is €26 for a buffet main course (choice of two dishes) and includes a glass of wine.

Read More and Book Here

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