Afloat's Spring Issue hits the shops at the end of this week and here's a sneek peek at some of what's inside our St. Patrick's day issue.
Over a dozen pages of Irish maritime news from Galway Hookers in Abu Dhabi and giant Ribs in Red Bay to the very latest in electric boats
Learn to Sail
As the year unfolds and you start to think of new beginnings, why not let yourself be tempted to try sailing?
In one hundred days, at least three Irish boats are Olympic bound. We can win but only if we improve our consistency
Mitsubishi Youth National
Championships Preview 400 Irish youth sailors get the opportunity to fight for a place to represent Ireland at April's Mitsubishi Youth National Championships
Afloat's Sailor of the Year
George Kenefick of Cork is the new Afloat.ie/Irish Independent "Sailor of the Year" after an exceptionally diverse and successful season
Numbers of registered boats increased on both the Shannon and the Erne last year. How?
Dublin Bay 2012 Preview, Sydney-Hobart Win for Irish Sailor, Cruising Awards, Silver Medal Sophie and all our regular features including Island Nation and Soundings.