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Finn Lynch in the Laser medal race in Genoa earlier today
In a thrilling medal race final at the Hempel World Sailing Cup Series at Genoa, Finn Lynch from Carlow placed third this afternoon (Sunday 21 April) to claim fifth overall in the men’s single-handed Laser event. The result marks the third consecutive…
The Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm regatta is launched at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire
You can now register for the inaugural Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta, taking place on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August at the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire writes Gail McAllister Around the country, women have been…
The National Yacht Club's Clare Gorman will compete in the Laser Radial class at Royal Cork
More than 150 young sailors with hopes of 'Olympic glory' will get the chance to take the first steps towards fulfilling their dreams at the Irish Sailing Youth National Championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club later this month from 25-28…
Tokyo trialists - from left Katie Tingle, Annalise Murphy, Rob Dickson, Seafra Guilfoyle, Ryan Seaton and seated Liam Glynn, Aoife Hopkins and Finn Lynch
Irish Sailing unveiled its new €300k 'Performance Headquarters', funded entirely by the Irish Sailing Foundation and located on the grounds of the Commissioners of Irish Lights, at Dun Laoghaire Harbour this morning. Rio Silver Medalist Annalise Murphy lead the Irish Olympic…
Irish Sailing Hosts 2019 AGM On 30 March
Irish Sailing will hold its Annual General Meeting for 2019 at the Royal Irish Yacht Club from 11am next Saturday 30 March. The agenda will include minutes of the AGM of 10 March 2018, reception of the president’s report, and…
Canoe polo at the second Watersports Inclusion Games in Galway last year
The third Watersports Inclusion Games will take place in Kinsale this August. Building on the success of Dublin in 2017 and Galway in 2018, Kinsale Yacht Club will host the biggest showcase yet of inclusive watersports activity on Saturday 24…
European Boating Association In Advisory For EU Boats In UK Waters In Event Of No-Deal Brexit
#Brexit - The European Boating Association (EBA) has urged its members to beware of the possible financial implications of having an EU boat in UK waters in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In a circular to members, EBA general…
A scene from last year's inaugural symposium
After the success of the inaugural Club Symposium last year Irish Sailing is planning a bigger and better conference focusing on how we connect with our members and create a tribal culture as we adapt to changing times. The symposium…
Captains shake hands after the final race in Carraroe on Sunday 3 March
For the second year in a row, Comhghairdeas Coláiste Éidne (St Enda’s College) Galway won the Connacht Schools Team Racing Championship on Sunday 3 March in Carraroe, hosted by Cumann Bádóireachta agus Seoltóireachta. Six teams from in and around Connacht…
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Viking Marine Brand Ambassador Finn Lynch Talks Laser Goals: ‘Start As You Mean To Go On’
“I have some hefty goals for 2019 and being top 10 in the Miami World Cup was my first goal of the year,” says Viking Marine’s new brand ambassador Finn Lynch. “I’m delighted to say that I can confirm that…
Katie Tingle (left) sailing with Annalise Murphy in the Olympic 49erFX dinghy last year
The Irish Times reported earlier this month that Irish Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy no longer has her direct funding support from Sport Ireland. Performance in competition is a prerequisite for the €40,000-per-annum support under the international carding scheme, also known…
2018 Sailors of the Year Sean Waddilove and Robert Dixon receive their award on stage
#SailorOfTheYear - Robert Dickson and Seán Waddilove have been named Afloat Irish Sailors of the Year for 2018 in recognition of their gold medal victory in the 49er U23 Junior World Championships, amid another landmark 12 months for inspiring performances in Irish sailing.…
Damian Foxall presents the inaugural Sustainability Awards at tonight's Volvo Irish Sailing Awards in Dublin
Irish Sailing has named Volvo Ocean race veteran Damian Foxall as its sustainability ambassador. The national governing body for sailing in Ireland says the Kerry sailor — who served as sustainability manager for Vestas 11th Hour Racing in the most…
Finn Lynch - 2019 will be a challenging year to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics
Irish Sailing has been given an increase in its core funding from the government of €62k up from €323,000 in 2018 to €385,000 this year. Sport Ireland today announced an investment of nearly €32 million in National Governing Bodies for…
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…

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