Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo The Irish Sailing Association

International Sailing Federation (ISAF)
World Sailing Headquarters To Relocate To London
World Sailing
World Sailing's headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017. The selection of London as the new home for the International Federation comes after an extensive evaluation process of possible locations undertaken since the election…
Former World Sailing boss Jerome Pels is the new boss of Hockey Ireland
World Sailing
Mr Jerome Pels, a former head of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) for 17 years, will become the new Chief Executive of Irish Hockey next month. Pels was responsible for the day to day running of the ISAF from their…
World Sailing's new president Kim Anderson
World Sailing
Kim Andersen has been elected as World Sailing President at World Sailing's General Assembly as the 2016 Annual Conference drew to a close in Barcelona, Spain. Anderson's election resulted in the defeat of incumbent President Carlo Croce (ITA). After a year…
Santander during the 2014 World Championships
World Sailing
The Sailing World Cup Final, the climax of the international series of Olympic & Paralympic class racing, has been awarded to Santander, Spain in 2017 and to Kiel, Germany in 2018. Santander hosted the most recent edition of the World…
Santiago Lange (ARG) and Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (GBR) received the title of Rolex World Sailors of the Year
World Sailing
The winners of the 2016 Rolex World Sailors of the Year were announced at an awards ceremony held at the 18th century Casa Llotja De Mar yesterday in the presence of some 500 guests. The stories behind some of the…
Speakers at this week's World Sailing Conference in Barcelona (L-R) Jill Savery, Andy Hunt, Anne Cecile Turner, Susie Tomson, Host Alec Wilkinson
World Sailing
In an open letter Rob Kothe, Founder of the Sail-World.com network, sets out his views on World Sailing's progress over the past four years and this week's 'other' Presidential election. Away from the drama, real and imagined which is playing…
Annalise Murphy and other Irish sailors feature in World Sailing's new video to set out the world governing body's new 'strategic position'
World Sailing
World Sailing has announced a new strategic positioning for the sport, expressed in a 'new, fresh and modern brand identity'. A stronger and more contemporary visual identity alongside a new vision and mission puts sport, nature and technology at its…
World Sailing's 2016 Annual Conference: 'Our Sustainable Future'
World Sailing
World Sailing's Annual Conference is the central meeting point where the strategy of sailing is reviewed, discussed and celebrated. For the 2016 Annual Conference, the dialogue and engagement will be centred on an overarching theme of, 'Our Sustainable Future'. Sailing…
Melbourne has been dropped by World Sailing as a World Cup venue drawing the ire of Australian Sailing
World Sailing
Irish sailors on the campaign trail for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will not need to pack bags to compete for World Cup honours in Australia any time soon following a decision by World Sailing not to visit the southern hemisphere as…
Carlo Croce addresses the mid year meeting in Lausanne
World Sailing
World Sailing has laid out a draft two-year roadmap for continued 'good governance' based upon a consultation with member national associations and stakeholders at its Mid-Year Meetings in Lausanne, Switzerland. World Sailing members approved this weekend a number of changes…
Carlo Croce to Stand for Re-election
World Sailing
World Sailing [WS] President Carlo Croce has confirmed today that he intends to seek re-election in November for a second and final term as President. Speaking in Lausanne to update the WS Council on progress achieved in his first term,…
World Sailing Annual Conference Heading to Barcelona
World Sailing
World Sailing announced today that the 2016 World Sailing Annual Conference and General Assembly will be held in Barcelona, Spain. The conference will take place at the Hotel Renaissance Barcelona Fira from 4 November to 13 November 2016. The conference…
View the World Sailing Show Below
World Sailing
The World Sailing Show March edition is out now and viewable below on Afloat.ie. The show provides a monthly view of the racing world.  From non-stop around the world racers, to Olympic campaigns; from seasoned professionals, to grass roots sailors,…
The Sailing World Cup series is to be reviewed
World Sailing
A strategic review of the Sailing World Cup from 2017-2020 is underway in order to ensure that the event series remains the best possible showcase for the sport on the journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The review will…
Oman has pulled out of staging the World Youth Sailing Championships this December
World Sailing
World Sailing has announced that the Oman Sailing Committee have withdrawn from hosting the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships which were due to take place in December 2016. In a statement World Sailing says the Oman Sailing Committee was able…
Watch The World Sailing Show - February 2016 below
World Sailing
In the February Sailing Show, Ireland's own Annalise Murphy might be interested in checking out an interview with arch rival Evi Van Acker, the Laser Radial Bronze medallist from London 2012. Entitled 'Getting to know Evi van Acker', the Belgian star…

Featured Clubs

DBSC
National Yacht Club

Featured Associations

Irish Sailing Association
ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Events

vdlr sidebutton
tokyo sidebutton

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
Tom MacSweeney - This Island Nation
RTE Seascapes
BSB sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating