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Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Updates on the National Governing Body
The Irish Sailing Association Annual Awards ceremony undoubtedly conveyed three clearcut messages. The first is that, in global sailing terms, we’re a wet and breezy little island which nevertheless punches way above our weight. The second is that we live…
ISA President, David Lovegrove on the year past, and his plans for 2016 2015 began with huge momentum for change in the ISA. The re-evaluation of the organisation's strategic vision, which was led by Neil Murphy, culminated in an extensive…
StartEndNameBoat ClassVenue 06/02/16 07/02/16 IUSA Westerns Fireflies Killaloe SC 25/02/16 28/02/16 IUSA Varsities Fireflies Kenmare 26/03/16 27/03/16 Munster Championships Laser Baltimore Sailing Club 10/04/16 10/04/16 Traveller 1 Topper East Down YC 23/04/16 24/04/16 Mirror Westerns Mirror Sligo YC 23/04/16 24/04/16…
ISA President David Lovegrove on the summer past and the close of the 2015 season. Despite the poor summer weather, record numbers of sailors took to the water across the country, especially in regattas. I was delighted to see Irish…
'Irish Sailing Recovering Following Years of Stormy Seas' – ISA
#sailing –  Irish Sailing Association (ISA) President David Lovegrove on the summer ahead The sun is finally showing its face on Irish waters, and just in time as the summer sailing season is now in full swing, with boats taking…
Irish Sailing Association AGM 2015 Is Businesslike Affair
#isaagm – W M Nixon gives us some impressions of today's Annual General Meeting of the Irish Sailing Association. There have been two years of accelerating soul-searching and increasingly incisive analysis of the problems of the Irish Sailing Association. That…
Irish Sailing Association Releases Update of Strategic Plan 2015 – 2020
#sailingplan– Changes have been made to the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Strategic Plan 2015 – 2020 that is to be proposed for adoption at the 2015 AGM in a fortnight. The revision includes the edits made to the original draft to reflect the input…
Cork Sailors Hear About New ISA Plan For Irish Sailing
#irishsailing – The Irish Sailing Association SRG (Strategic Review Committee) penultimate meeting of the series took place last evening at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork and drew an excellent attendance with a large number of representatives from southern clubs and…
Irish Sailing Association Clarifies How New 'Foundation' Funds To Be Spent
#sailing – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has issued a statement outlining how monies raised in its new Olympic initiative called 'The Irish Sailing Foundation' will be spent.   News of the new initiative that aims to raise €2.75m per year…
Irish Sailing Association Aims to Raise €2.75m Annually for Olympic Team
#irishsailingfoundation – A new Irish Sailing Association (ISA) organisation called the 'Irish Sailing Foundation (ISF)' expects to build 'philanthropic fund raised income to €2.75 million annually in support of the high performance mission and programmes'. The new organisation is seeking to…
Irish Sailing Association Seeks CEO For New 'Irish Sailing Foundation'
#irishsailingfoundation – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer for a new 'Irish Sailing Foundation' (ISF) to raise €2.75m annually in 'philantropic' sailing funding to 'improve performance at Olympic level, increase the level of competition for those…
Sailors Can Take Lead In Encouraging Growth Of Sport Says Lee
#ISA - Wicklow's Norman Lee has "very positive" feelings for the new course plotted for Irish sailing in the ISA's new strategic plan. But the dinghy sailor echoes Afloat blogger Magheramore's comments earlier today that lasting change in the sailing…
Dublin Yacht Club Commodores First to Welcome New Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Strategic Plan – Dublin Yacht Club Commodores have been the first to greenlight a new Irish Sailing Association (ISA) agenda mapped out at the Royal St. George Yacht Club yesterday. Over 60 gathered to hear former president Neil Murphy give details of…
Irish Sailing's New Strategic Plan Charts 2020 Course
#isa – Two years after a heave against the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) a new five year strategic plan has been published writes David O'Brien in this morning's Irish Times sailing column HERE. The Plan is for the period 2015 -…
2015 Will be 'Pivotal Year' for Irish Sailing Association – Irish Sailing Association (ISA) President David Lovegrove gives an update on a fundamental restructure of the organisation Following the AGM in March 2014, the Board of the ISA received the report of the Strategic Review Group chaired by…
Redundancies At Irish Sailing Association Signal Restructure of Governing Body
#irishsailing – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has axed two senior roles, scrapped its annual conference, sold its jet–ski fleet and is drafting new policies to 'refocus on core activities'. The moves are part of a fundamental restructuring programme announced…

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