N.Y.C. Junior Section 2012 An unbelievable year of Activity & Achievements The highlights
Training Programmes• Spring Training. A new 6 week plan• NYC Nippers - 14 sailors evenings had lots of fun!• ISA Squads - strong representation by NYC• Feva Development• Summer Courses busier than ever! 5 courses held.• Access Sailing Programme• Transition Year Wednesday afternoon sailing• Winter Training. Coaching framework now developed for club.• Mid-Term Optimists & Topper Coaching
Local racing events• Sat Spring Racing for pre trials group. Outside harbour. 4 weeks• ISA Youth Nationals/Mitsubishis held NYC/RSGYC. Selection event for ISAFs and ISA Squads.• Spring Challenge - great results NYC all classes• Friday Summer Series started end of April• NYC Junior Regatta• September Series run by NYC. Huge entry
They travelled to events• Optimist Training week Baltimore Feb mid term - 20 NYC sailors travelled!• Tenerife Opi Exchange• Large groups of optimists and Toppers travelling to events all summer.• Volvo stopover in Galway includes Opi Team Racing with large group from NYC• Finn Lynch and Ian Kneafsey represent IRL in Eurosaf• Large group of NYC kids travelled to the Topper worlds in Holland this summer
They travelled to events• Daniel Raymond represented IRL in the Opi Europeans• Heather Spain represented IRL in the French Opi Nationals• Sarah Cooney travelled to India to the International Indian Regatta as part of her Transition Year Programme.• Patrick Coyle, Clare Gorman, Loghlen Rickard, Peter Fagan and Heather Spain travelled to Palma this week to compete in a regatta with 376 entries from 17 countries!
Opening ceremony of Indianinternational Regatta Sept. 2012
Personal Achievements• Loghlen Rickard won the Junior Optimist Leinster Regionals and was crowned National Junior Champion 2012 and overall Junior Gold Winner at the Opi Nationals• Peter Fagan won the Junior Optimist Ulsters/Munsters• ISAFs - Finn Lynch qualifies in the Laser Radial and Tadgh and Sean Donnelly in the 29er.• NYC Sailing Development Fund supports these sailors for their pre ISAF training.
NYC shines at Opi Events• Nicola Ferguson (left) wins the Crosbie Cup • Overall Junior Team trophy won by NYC’s Loghlen Rickard (1st Junior Gold), Peter Fagan (4th Junior Gold) and Claire Gorman (1st Junior Silver)
NYC is half ofISA Laser Radial Academy!!!!! Sean Kneafsey Robbie Gilmore NYC Balyholme YC Philip Doran Fionn Lyden NYC Baltimore YC Finn Lynch Cian Byrne NYC RCYC
Personal Achievements• Tadgh & Sean Donnelly finish in top 10! Irelands first entry in the 29er. Will be back next year!• Finn wins Irelands FIRST EVER Silver Medal in the ISAFs. Also U17 in Europa Cup in Garda, Leinsters, Connaughts.
Our Coaches – What are they up to?• Philip Doran U19 winner in the Europa Cup in Hungary• Simon Doran/Aidan Mc Laverty/ Barry Mc Cartin win the Student Yachting Worlds in France for UCD• Simon Doran, Aoife Cooney, Barry Mc Cartin, Eimear Mc Ivor, Aidan Mc Laverty winners of Inter-varsity team racing for UCD and represented IRL coming 3rd in BUSA
Annalise’s Olympic Fever• Annalise wins the Bronze medal in the Sail For Gold Regatta in Weymouth• Annalise does us proud with 4 fantastic race wins in Weymouth. Lots of coverage in Newspapers/Nationwide. Group of NYC supporters travel to Weymouth to share the excitement.• Annalise eventually finishes 4th Laser Radial London 2012 Olympics