IRISH OPTIMIST National & Open Championships

17th - 20th August 2017, Royal Irish Yacht Club


The Royal Irish Yacht Club is delighted to host the Optimist National Championships 2017 from Thursday 17th August to Sunday 20th August in conjunction with the International Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland (IODAI).

We look forward to welcoming over 200 competitors from all over Ireland as well as visiting sailors from other countries to our club, located in the picturesque Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The club enjoys a superb waterfront location looking out to Dublin Bay, and the town of Dun Laoghaire is within walking distance. The club and its facilities will be at your disposal throughout the Championship.


Registration for the event is now open on the IODAI website,

Onsite registration will take place on Wednesday 16th August.


The Notice of Race is available here.



Wednesday, 16th August 2017

1Registration 2017 Day 109:30 - 12:30RIYC Clubhouse
2Registration2017 Day 113:30 - 16:30RIYC Clubhouse
3Opening Ceremony2017 Day 117:00RIYC Clubhouse