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Jack Roy speaking at Saturday's AGM in Howth
London 2012 Olympic Race Officer Jack Roy from Dun Laoghaire succeeded David Lovegrove at Saturday's ISA agm at Howth Yacht Club. Roy, a past dinghy and one design champion, has campaigned 420s, 470s, Flying Fifteens, J24s, Dragons, J109s and Squibs.…
Up to five sailors will be chosen at the ISA Youth Pathway Nationals to join the ISA 4.7 Squad at Ballyholme Yacht Club
Annalise Murphy is just one of four evening talks taking place at the ISA Youth Sailing National Championships, being held at Ballyholme Yacht Club, 19-23 April. As Afloat.ie reported previouslty, it is the first time the event has been sailed…
The Try Sailing Team at Royal Cork Yacht Club's Volvo Cork Week in July
Looking back over the past season, two things stand out for me – the success of our Olympic sailors and the ISA’s Try Sailing initiative. Our Olympic sailors gave us marvellous inspiration this summer and showed our young sailors what…
Annalise Murphy celebrates her race win
#ISA - Annalise Murphy's success in Rio is bringing the sport of sailing to "a much wider platform", according to the Irish Sailing Association's performance director. Speaking to Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down to Business yesterday morning (Saturday 3 September),…
Team For Rio(L-R) Matt McGovern (49er), Annalise Murphy (Laser Radial), Saskia Tidey (49erFX), Finn Lynch (Laser Standard) and Ryan Seaton (49er)
In one of our quarterly reviews, ISA President David Lovegrove shares his views on the incredible “spring” into 2016 and the effect Try Sailing is having on participation A key goal of the ISA is to attract more people into…
ISA President David Lovegrove (left) & ICRA Commodore Simon McGibney at the signing of the MOU
The Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) and the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the two associations to work closely together to support cruiser racing efforts. Initiatives such as ICRA's crew training 'Crewpoint' resource will…
Scroll down to read the full Powerpoint agm presentation
Ladies and gentlemen welcome to the AGM of the Irish Sailing Association, now in its 70th year since its foundation in 1946, as the Irish Dinghy Racing Association. In 1946, when the sole requirement was to promote dinghy racing, little…
People at every level can get involved with bringing newcomers into the sport. Showing how it’s done with a Toppper Topaz at a Try Sailing Women on Water event is former Olympian Cathy MacAleavey (left) with sailing newbie Sarah Byrne
ISA President, David Lovegrove on an enhanced get started initiative Spring is traditionally the time when most sailors’ dreams turn with eager anticipation to the approaching season. However, the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has used the dormant months to plan…
Dun Laoghaire sailor Roger Bannon has resigned as ISA Treasurer
Irish Sailing Association Treasurer Roger Bannon has resigned from the association. The Dun Laoghaire based sailor stood down from the voluntary role citing 'personal work commitments'. Bannon, who served as President of the association from 1994 to 1996, is credited…
Proposed ISA Constitution To Go Before Members At AGM
#ISA - Irish Sailing Association members will be asked to approve the adoption of a revised ISA Constitution at the organisation's AGM at the Green Isle Hotel on Saturday 9 April. The ISA says it has been working over the…
#ISA - It's shaping up to be a year of big changes for trainees, tutors and coaches with the Irish Sailing Association as the organisation evolves to meet the demands of 21st–century sailing. After taking on board feedback from the…
The Irish Sailing Association has been awarded €323,000 just €100 less than 2015 in the annual payout from Sport Ireland, formerly known as the Irish Sports Council. Rowing Ireland was awarded 210,000.  Sport Ireland, the newly created agency for the…
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…

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