Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous support of this event!

Lead Sponsor


Estate Agents, Finnegan Menton has established itself as one of Ireland’s leading and most progressive property consultancy firms. Finnegan Menton is at the very forefront of the Irish European and International Property Market and its executive team is headed up by Iain C. Finnegan.

Finnegan Menton combines a depth of experience with cutting edge knowledge to provide expert independent advice across the entire spectrum of the commercial and residential property market for 70 years. At Finnegan Menton we pride ourselves on our attention to your individual requirements and provide bespoke property solutions.

Key Sponsors

Zhik - High Performance Sailing Wear

Zhik is an Australian based apparel brand with a heavy focus on product development and design. Using its in-house research and development capabilities, Zhik is continuously pushing the boundaries of fabric technology, creating performance wear made specifically for water sports. Founded in 2003 Zhik’s range of wetsuits and dinghy gear radically altered the industry’s approach to performance we…ar for dinghy athletes leading to half of all medallists at the 2012 London Olympics wearing Zhik.

North Sails Go Beyond

North Sails, the largest division of North Technology Group, is the world leader in sailmaking technology. North Sails holds the patents for 3DiTM, a unique com…posite construction process, resulting in high-performance sails that approach the shape holding of a rigid foil. North Sails is the sailmaker of choice on the majority of America’s Cup, Grand Prix, Ocean race boats and Superyachts. North Sails offers a wide range of performance 3D, paneled, and One Design sails and is committed to delivering the best sails on the planet to all sailors.

Craft Insure Logo

Craftinsure are the number 1 internet boat insurers in the UK. Competitive insurance premiums are available, with a minimum of fuss after only a handful of clicks, and instant cover is then available by progressing to the purchase screens online. Once purchased online the policy certificate is instantly emailed.

Viking Marine
Quality on and off the water

Viking Marine is a full service specialist chandlery serving all boating needs. We sell online and also from our store on Marine Rd in Dun Laoghaire, adjacent to the marina and yacht clubs.We supply goods and services to all areas of boating including yachting, power boating and dinghies. It is very important to us here at Viking to offer customers as wide a range of products and expertise as possible. We also service ribs, small motor craft and outboards of all makes from our service centre in Kilcoole, Wicklow.

The Jelly Bean Factory sponsors of Optimist Nationals 2016 in LDYC

At The Jelly Bean Factory we take our beans seriously.  For nearly 2 decades we’ve been creating the most mouthwatering, jellytastic treats in the universe. You won’t believe how much flavour we pack into each little bean – it’s pure jelly genius!  Available in 36 exciting flavours ranging from banana split to blueberry pie, “The Jelly Bean Factory®” only produces the finest gourmet jelly beans and it’s all natural!