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Annalise has played an ambassador role for sailing since her win. Here she is back sailing on Dublin Bay after her medal win
Annalise Murphy
With every great win comes a ripple effect. Annalise Murphy’s silver medal in sailing at the Rio Olympics in 2016 was good news for the country, for sport, and the sailing community in general. But how has the bounce been…
Laser sharp – Ewan McMahon from Howth Yacht Club competing in last year's Youth Pathway event at Ballyholme Yacht Club
Youth Sailing
After last year's successful Belfast Lough inaugural staging of the Irish Sailing Youth Pathway National Championships, the regatta stays on the east coast in 2018 with the Irish Sailing announcement today that the event will take place from 5th–8th of…
Brian Boru prepares to enter Dublin Port and sail up the River Liffey
Tall Ships
Tony McLoughlin, owner and operator of the ketch Brian Ború, recounts an epic series of sail training voyages that took the “fantastic little ship” on a circumnavigation of Ireland last summer The sailing ship Brian Ború is a beautiful wooden-hulled,…
Irish boys 420 team of Geoff Power and James McCann competing in Sanya
Youth Sailing
Irish youth Laser Radial sailors Conor Quinn and Sally Bell are 24th and 26th respectively with one race left to sail at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China tomorrow.  Quinn, from Rush Sailing Club, made the top…
Belfast's Sally Bell gets a clear start at the Youth Worlds in China
Youth Sailing
Still best of the Irish after four races sailed at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China is Rush Sailing Club's Conor Quinn in the boys Laser radial class who is in the top half of his fleet, now lying 25th overall out of…
Ireland's Conor Quinn scored 11th in race two at the Youth World Sailing Championships in Sanya
Youth Sailing
Today was the first day of competition for 374 of the world's best youth sailors, from 60 nations, racing across nine classes on Chinese waters at the World Youth Sailing Championshps in which Ireland is contesting three classes and hoping…
Ireland will be represented by 3  boats & 4 sailors at the Youth Worlds in China: Sally Bell in Laser Radial Girls (above), Conor Quinn in Laser Radial Boys, & Geoff Power and James McCann in 420s.
Youth Sailing
Irish youth sailors will join a fleet from 62 nations set to compete in the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships from 9-16 December 2017 in Sanya, China. As Afloat.ie reported prevously, Ireland will be represented by three…
National Yacht Club junior sailors celebrate sailing achievements in Dun Laoghaire. Scroll down for more photos
National YC
On Saturday November 25, the National Yacht Club hosted its annual junior awards dinner for 2017. Over 200 parents and children attended the event to celebrate junior sailing success on the water and to award the junior perpetual trophies.  Trophies…
Junior RCYC prizewinners. Scroll down for photo gallery
Royal Cork YC
The Junior Laying Up Supper celebrated a fantastic year afloat for Royal Cork youth sailing on Saturday. Afloat.ie's photo gallery is below.
Scout Jamboree To Get Thousands On The Water Next Summer
Youth Sailing
#JamboRí - Up to 6,000 young people will get afloat over the six days of JamboRí 2018, the biggest scouting event in Ireland for a decade. Scouting Ireland will hold JamboRí at Stradbally Hall in Co Laois, the home of…
Clare County Council has received EU funding totalling €388,000 to increase participation to encourage young people to consider maritime careers
Youth Sailing
In partnership with four other EU local authority areas Clare County Council has received European Union (EU) funding totalling €388,000 to increase participation in maritime activities and to encourage young people across Clare to consider maritime related careers. The Local…
Junior all Ireland winners on the podium. Sailor of the month Michael O'Suilleabhain and Michael Carroll with second placed Rian Geraghty-McDonnell and Harry Durcan and Loghlen Rickard and Nathan Van Steenberge third
Sailor of the Month
If you accept that West Cork begins at Kinsale, then West Cork has made a clean sweep of Irish Sailing’s All-Ireland Titles for 2017. Before Fionn Lyden of Baltimore put his stamp on the Seniors’ historic silver salver at Mullingar…
420 sailors gathered at the National Yacht Club for October's Autumn training weekend
420
The Open 420 Training weekend hosted by the National Yacht Club over the weekend provided the sailors with the maximum range of sailing conditions possible for 420 sailing, from 3-30 knots. Saturday started with winds of 15–knots and gusts up…
UCD Team Ireland finished fifth overall in the Student Yachting World Cup
Youth Sailing
UCD Team Ireland finished fifth overall in the Student Yachting World Cup in France today. The Dublin team was disappointed that the last day of racing had to be cancelled due to lack of wind, but are very happy with…
 Ireland's UCD Sailing Club are four points off the podium at the Student Yachting World Cup in France
Youth Sailing
At the end of the second day of racing at the Student Yachting World Cup in Marseille, Ireland's UCD Sailing Club has moved up to fourth place overall. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the UCD team is skippered by Jack Higgins,…
UCD Sailing Team L-R- Conor Foley, Luke Murphy, Jack Higgins, Nicole Hemeryck, Lucy McCutcheon, Patrick Cahill, Conor Kneafsey at the Student Yachting World Cup
Youth Sailing
After a lively opening ceremony held on Tuesday night, the UCD Team Ireland had an exciting first day of racing today at the Student Yachting World Cup in France. Enjoying moderate winds, the Race Officer managed to run five races today,…
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