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Volvo Optimist Squad Programme 2017/18

The Irish Sailing Volvo Optimist Squad Programme 2017-18

Irish Sailing are delighted to announce the Volvo Optimist squad Programme will be led by top Optimist coach Pieter Van den Bossche, who will deliver 21 days of coaching contact this Winter. In order to give the squad international exposure and competition the programme includes the Optimist Trophy Torrevieja, held in Spain in Janurary 2018. The cost of the programme is €1200 per sailor and covers all coaching, as well as charter costs and accommodation when in Spain. Full programme dates are:

Program 2017-2018.

  • 21st – 22nd Oct 2017 : Leinster based weekend
  • 28- 30th Oct 2017 : Leinster camp
  • 25th -26th Nov 2017 : Munster based weekend
  • 13th – 14th January 2018: Munster based weekend
  • 23rd – 29th January 2018: Torrevieja Trophy Regatta Spain
  • 3rd – 4th February 2018 : Munster weekend
  • 3rd – 4th March 2018: Leinster based weekend
  • 17th -19th March 2018: St. Patrick’s day camp Leinster

Programme selection criteria, guidelines and application form can be found here:

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