Junior Summer Clinics June / July 2020

May 19, 2020 | Junior Training

The NYC is restarting its Summer Junior training programme with 2 week long half day clinics for Optimists, Toppers and Lasers commencing Monday 8th June 2020. 

These Clinics are for children of full and family members only.
They will be run by advanced instructors and are limited to 6 participants to ensure compliance with our national public health advice. The cost is €320 per Clinic (it is also possible to charter a Club Topper for an additional €70/course but not a Club Optimist)

The detail of this first ‘batch’ of clinics is as follow:

Clinic 1: Optimist Advanced Boat Handling  – 8th June to 20th June
Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Clinic 2: Optimist Racing Clinic – 8th June to 20th June
Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Clinic 3: Topper Advanced Boat Handling  – 8th June to 20th June
Time : 10:00 – 13:00

Clinic 4: Laser 4.7 racing clinic – 8th June to 20th June
Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Clinic 5: Optimist Advanced Handling  – 22nd June to 4th July
Time : 10:00 – 13:00

Clinic 6: Optimist Racing Clinic22nd June to 4th July 
Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Clinic 7: Topper Advanced boat handling22nd June to 4th July 
Time : 10:00 – 13:00

Clinic 8: Topper Racing Clinic22nd June to 4th July
Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Clinic 9: Laser 4.7 Advanced racing clinic22nd June to 4th July
Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Clinic 10: Laser 4.7 Clinic22nd June to 4th July
Time: 14:00 – 17:00

There are strict pre-requisites for entering one of the above clinics: 

  • Sailor must be over 10 years of age.
  • Sailors must be able to handle their boat in at least 16 knots of wind. If they capsize they need to be able to right their boat themselves.
  • The sailor must be mature enough to understand the concept and importance of social distancing.
  • Individuals can avail of a morning or afternoon session only as there will be no changing/shower facilities to enable individuals to warm up after sailing as the facilities will be closed.
  • Members must be changed into sailing gear with sun screen applied prior to arriving into the club as there will be no changing facilities.
  • Members will enter via the side gate where they will be met by the SI who will provide them with sanitization for their hands.
  • Face coverings are recommended while on the platform

All Sailors must check-in each day (a questionnaire and a sign in / sign out logbook must be completed) on entry and exit in order to facilitate contact tracing.

The clinics sailors shall remain with their allocated group for the period of the session.

Please make sure to read our COVID 19 policy document before registering: Summer Sailing 2020 – COVID-19 Protocol

Use the form below to register – Please complete one online form for each clinic / child you wish to register for


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