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Annalise joins a line up of big name speakers in Ballyholme


Annalise Murphy Joins the ISA Youth Pathway National Championships Evening Talks

Come and hear Annalise Murphy share her racing expertise at the 2017 ISA Youth Pathway National Championships.

Annalise Murphy is just one of four evening talks taking place at the ISA Youth Pathway National Championships, being held at Ballyholme Yacht Club, 19-23 April.

The evening talks as well as the races are open to all young sailors who sail in the five Youth Pathway Classes (Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, 420, Topper, Optimist). This is Ireland’ largest Youth regatta and the ISA’s primary talent spotting event of the year, where each class will have a squad trial to identify future ISA Pathway Sailors.

A line up of big name evening speakers – open to all

At 5.30pm each evening there will be a talk and Q&A session at the Ballyholme Yacht Club with speakers who have a deep knowledge of racing. The talks are open to all sailors and parents.

  • Wednesday 19th April
    • BILL O’HARA will discuss “Racing Rules and Rule 4”’. Bill is the current Principal Race Officer for the Volvo Ocean Race, International Umpire and Rules adviser to the Irish Olympic Team.
  • Thursday 20th April
    • ANNALISE MURPHY (Olympic Silver medalist) will share her insights in a talk entitled “Beat the Best: Preparing for Competitive Gains at the Olympics”.
  • Friday 21st April
    • MATTY MC GOVERN (Double Olympian 49er Class) will talk on “Team Work in Sailing – Preparing a Professional Approach”
  • Saturday 22nd April
    • ROSS KILLIAN & RUSSEL MCGOVERN (ISA Performance Coaches) will give video analysis and coaching tips from the day’s racing.

Please see the Ballyholme Yacht Club website for more details on entering the races, evening talk tickets, and other logistical details:
http://ballyholme.com/events/isa-youth-nationals-2017/