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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…
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…

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