NYC Optimist Spring Training and Event Coaching Programmes

Jan 25, 2024 | Junior Sailing

NYC Performance return to training clinic 27-28 January
It is a two days clinic starting at 13.00 rigged and ready for briefing on Saturday and at 10.00 rigged and ready for Sunday.
3 sessions afloat are scheduled over the weekend with a combined coached sprints series with the George on the final session on Sunday. Head coach Thomas Chaix will run the training.
No costs for sailors signed up for the December End Of Season clinic that was cancelled
€110 for sailors not registered for the End Of Season clinic


Club training (4 sessions scheduled)
Club regular training will happen once again on Saturday afternoons with a rigged and ready for briefing at 13.00 and expected finish around 17.00
Feb 3, Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16
€140 for the programme

Club training can be supplemented by coached racing on Sunday mornings (FG at 10.00) –


UK springs, 16-17 March
This year we are retaining the UK springs as our winter away event. Head coach Thomas Chaix will transport boats and deliver support at the event in Draycote waters.
€300 if not taking part in club training (incl boat transport, coach expenses, coach time, RIB use)
€265 if taking part in club training
(sailors to book own flights, accommodation, car rental and settle entry fees -> total costs estimated around €550/sailor)


Easter clinic (3.5 days)
The Easter clinic will start on March 25th at 12.00. Their will be two coaches so appropriate focus can be given to sailors Invited to the Youth nationals. March 26, 27 and 28 are full days with likely 2 daily sessions weather depending. daily schedule will be advised closer to the time.
Costs: €220

The two registration forms for Easter event support below will be drafted closer to the time:

Brassed off cup (Howth) March 31
Event support offered if 6 sailors at least taking part.

Youth Nationals (RCYC) 3-7 April
Event support incl one prep day onsite
To be advised closer to the time


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