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Who Will Be Named Irish Sailor Of The Year This Friday?
The wait is nearly over to find out who will be named Afloat Irish Sailor of the Year for 2018 at the star-studded Volvo Irish Sailing Awards in Dublin’s RDS this Friday 8 February. Once again the country’s finest sailors…
Last year's Sailor of the Year winner Conor Fogerty (second from right) is presented with his trophy at the ceremony by Irish Sailing President Jack Roy, (left) Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor and Patricia Green of Volvo (right)
Tickets are still available for the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards in a little over a week's time. Join Irish Sailing for an evening of fun and celebration at this year’s Volvo Irish Sailing Awards with categories for the young talent…
Save the Date for the 2018 Volvo Irish Sailing Awards
Join Irish Sailing for an evening of celebration at the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards, taking place on Friday 8 February at the RDS, Dublin when the country’s finest sailors are recognised for their achievements. There are also awards for Training Centre,…
Team Racing in Firefly dinghies atDun Laoghaire
Irish Sailing is putting together a funding application to support Irish Sailing’s Team Racing strategy and is seeking quotes for a contractor to develop the programme starting late Spring of 2019 with a tight timeline for the funding application. Irish…
Round the world ocean sailor Damian Foxall will speak at the Lough Ree Yacht Club hosted Irish Sailing Cruising Conference
The Irish Sailing Cruising Conference heads inland this year so that sailors from around the country can join each other for a day of speakers, presentations, storytellers and a social lunch. Lough Ree Yacht Club is known for their warm…
Irish Sailing Cruising Conference Heads Inland To Lough Ree In 2019
Irish Sailing’s annual Cruising Conference is headed inland in 2019, with Lough Ree Yacht Club hosting the day-long event on Saturday 16 February. Speakers and presenters confirmed for the day include Paul Scannell and Mary Healy, who cruised round Ireland…
World Champion - NYC's Mark Lyttle sails home to Dun Laoghaire and a hero's welcome after the conclusion of the Laser Master Worlds on Dublin Bay Photo: Afloat.ie
The winter evenings are dark, Christmas is coming and the long hot summer of 2018 has passed. While personally, I am already looking forward to the 2019 season, there are many sailors still enjoying racing in various winter leagues around…
 Joan Mulloy, Irish Sailing President Jack Roy, and Tom Dolan at the Paris Boat Show
Paris is big enough and busy enough to accommodate the unrest of the Gilets Jaunes in one part of the city, and yet continue to run an International Boat Show in another part of town, a boat show which is…
Winter? What winter? Veteran skipper George Sisk’s rejuvenated Farr 42 WOW in sparkling form in the Turkey Shoot Series in Dublin Bay
Maybe it’s the fact that the days start to get longer again in only a fortnight, but there’s mood of rising optimism in Irish sailing these days writes W M Nixon. There’s an almost measurable buzz in the air which…
Colm Barrington was elected vice-president of the Olympic Council of Ireland last year
Colm Barrington has formally stepped down as chair of Irish Sailing’s Olympic Steering Group, as The Irish Times reports. Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney will succeed in the role that Barrington announced he would leave after the Rio 2016 games,…
The National Inclusion Awards highlight the excellent work of people and organisations who enhance participation opportunities for people with disabilities in Sport and Physical Activity
The second annual Watersports Inclusion Games, organised by Irish Sailing, won Project of the Year at the National Inclusion Awards last night hosted by CARA and Sport Ireland. The National Inclusion Awards highlight the excellent work of people and organisations…
Small Craft Register: Irish Sailing Wants To Hear From You
Earlier this summer Irish Sailing asked boat owners for their experiences of sailing their boats abroad, registering on the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s Part 1 Register, registering with other flag states and more. Now the governing body for…
Canoeing and Sailing at the Inclusion Awards in Galway
There are three sailing finalists in the 2018 Cara National Inclusion Awards and confirms that sailing really is a “Sport for All”. Irish Sailing’s incredibly successful Watersports Inclusion Games, hosted in Galway this year, is a finalist for the 2018…
Women taking part in a Try Sailing event during this year’s SeaFest in Galway
Irish Sailing is seeking expression of interest from Irish sailing clubs to host the inaugural Women at the Helm Regatta next summer, as well as subsequent events in 2020 and 2021. The debut regatta is set for two days in…
All Ireland winners - Peter Kennedy, the SB20 class nominee (left) from Strangford Lough Yacht Club racing with crew Stephen Kane, overall winner of the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship at Lough Ree Yacht Club
Peter Kennedy of Strangford Lough Yacht Club has won the 2018 Irish Sailing All Ireland Sailing Championships hosted by Lough Ree Yacht Club, Co. Westmeath today writes Treasa Cox of Irish Sailing. This prestigious competition, also known as the “Helmsman’s…
An 11-boat J109 fleet is due in Howth this weekend
Irish Times Sailing Correspondent David O'Brien reports in today's newspaper how some of the top crews in the country are in demand this weekend for the All Ireland Sailing Championships on Lough Ree and the J109 Nationals in Howth. Yesterday,…

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