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Annalise Murphy with her Mercedes-Benz Vito Mixto
#Annalise - Ireland’s Olympic hero Annalise Murphy tells her sailing story as she drives through Dublin in her Mercedes-Benz Vito Mixto to one of her daily training sessions at Dun Laoghaire’s National Yacht Club. More recently, the Rio 2016 silver…
The breezy weather of late July 2017 captured in one image – Aoife Hopkins flying on her way to winning the Euro Women’s Under 21 Laser Championship at Douarnenez.
When that definitive image of young Aoife Hopkins leppin’ her Laser with rocket power out of a breaking wave at the European Women’s Laser Radials Under 21 Championship 2017 (July 17th to 24th) at Douarnenez in Brittany went viral, we…
Aoife Hopkins has continued on top form at the Laser Radial Women’s Under 21 Euros at Douarnenez today.
Aoife Hopkins and Aisling Keller have strengthened Ireland’s dominance of the U21 Women’s Laser Radial Europeans at Douarnenez in Brittany today writes W M Nixon. With one race still to sail in the ten-race series, Hopkins has taken two more…
Come fly with me. Annalise Murphy about to board the Dublin-Verona flight. Even the under-carriage hatch-cover is on-message
It’s not every day you get to fly on a jetliner named in your honour writes W M Nixon. But then, not everyone has won Ireland a Silver Medal in the Olympics. Even at that, today’s busy flight schedules are…
Waiting for the wind in Douarnenez, France at the Laser Radial Under–21 Women Euros
Just like their junior Laser counterparts at the 4.7 Worlds in Belgium this week, Irish girls are off to a flying start at the Laser Radial Under–21 Women European Championships in Douarnenez, France. Ireland holds the top three places after…
Matt McGovern and Robbie Gilmore, one of six Irish boats competing, round a leeward mark just ahead of Finland and India at Kiel Week
After a breezy edition of 2017 Kiel Week, it was Belfast's Ryan Seaton and Cork's Seafra Guilfoyle who were top of the six Irish campaigns that travelled to Kiel Week in Germany last week. The London and Rio helmsman with new…
Saskia Tidey with Team–GB team mate Charlotte Dobson after winning at Kiel Week
Dun Laoghaire sailor Saskia Tidey continued her winning run in Kiel Week last weekend where she, and her new Team–GB team mate Charlotte Dobson, added Gold at the German Regatta to Silver earned at Sailing World Cup Finals in Santander,…
A great start for Ballyholme Yacht Club's Liam Glynn at Kiel Week
Sole Irish Laser sailor Liam Glynn of Ballyholme Yacht Club in Northern Ireland raced four races in 20–25 knots at Kiel Week, Germany. By his own account, the former Topper World Champion said he had some 'good sailing' but also made some…
World Sailing Silver for  RIYC sailor Saskia Tidey (right) with new sailing partner Charlotte Dobson who are campaigning to represent Team GB in the 49erFX class in Tokyo
Dun Laoghaire sailor Saskia Tidey from the Royal Irish Yacht Club on Dublin Bay, now sailing for Team GB, won a World Sailing Silver Medal yesterday in Santander, strengthening her 2020 quest for the Tokyo Sailing Olympics with new partner…
Royal Irish Yacht Club sailor Saskia Tidey in action in the Sailing World Cup Final at 10.50. See below
Dun Laoghaire 49erFX sailor Saskia Tidey who joined Team GB after the Rio Olympics races in this morning's Sailing World Cup Final Medal Races in Santander, Spain. The GB crew lie second overall after this week's fleet racing concluded as…
Charlotte Dobson and Dun Laoghaire's Saskia Tidey (left) are in contention for Gold in tomorrow's Medal Race final at the Sailing World Cup Final. More than 250 sailors from 43 nations will race across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding
Friday's action at Sailing's 2017 World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain saw the Medal Race places decided in six of the 11 events. The Men's and Women's Skiff, Windsurfers, Mixed Multihull and Foiling Formula Kiteboarding all concluded their fleet…
The National Yacht Club's Finn Lynch in action at the Sailing World Cup Finals in Santander
The National Yacht Club's mens Laser dinghy ace, Finn Lynch was hit with a U Flag penalty today that keeps him 23rd of 25 at the end of the second day of World Cup Final racing in Santander, Spain. Royal Irish Yacht…
Finn Lynch among a group of Lasers at the first day of the Sailing World Cup Final in Santander
The World Cup Final kicked off in Santander, Spain today (6 June) with one Irish Olympic sailing squad sailor in attendance. Finn Lynch of the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is 23rd from 25 of the world's top Laser…
Finn Lynch finished tenth overall at Delta Lloyd Regatta
The National Yacht Club's Finn Lynch, who was Ireland's youngest ever Olympic helmsmen in Rio, has sailed in his first ever medal race at Delta Lloyd regatta, Holland yesterday.  Lynch finished eighth in the medal race and tenth overall. The…
Ireland's Aisling Keller from Lough Derg Yacht Club is competing in the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Holland
Both Finn Lynch in the Laser and new Northern Ireland 49er combination Matt McGovern and Robbie Gilmore sit in the top ten of the Delta Lloyd Regatta Medemblik, Netherlands that started yesterday. Six Irish sailors into total are competing with great competition…
Annalise Murphy's typical training day in the video below
As Annalise Murphy prepares her campaign for Gold at Tokyo 2020, the National Yacht Club Olympic Silver Medalist has shared a 'day in her life video' training around Dublin Bay. Three hours on the water with boat handling, speed testing…

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