Pro-Palestinian activists seen embarking on a sailing boat to be part of a small flotilla that tried  to challenge Israel’s sea blockade of the Gaza Strip, in the open sea near Plaka on the island of Crete on Friday. Photograph: Stefanos Rapanis/Reuters

(...) sailing in international waters over which Israel has no sovereignty, making the latter’s interference in(...)

Beating experienced international riders, including 2014 winner Ryan Mullen and the rest of the An Post Chainreaction Sean Kelly team, Irish amateur(...)

After a testing four-day series at Kinsale Yacht Club, Howth Yacht Club reigned supreme on Saturday at the annual ICRA National Championships held as(...)

Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty moves in to challenge Tyrone goalscorer Peter Harte during the qualifier clash at Healy Park, Omagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

(...). Ronan O’Neill and Tiernan McCann sent tidy efforts sailing between the posts, and McAliskey clipped over(...)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing claimed the in-port title to complete the Volvo Ocean Race double having taken the off-shore trophy on Monday. Photo: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, skippered by Briton Ian Walker and featuring Cork sailor Ian Slattery, completed the Volvo Ocean Race double in Gothenburg on (...)

Inishbofin, Co Galway
50 great days out in Ireland

(...), “Wibit wipeout course”, archery, powerfan free fall, kayaking, climbing, sailing, stand-up paddle boards(...)

Some members of the crews taking part in a circumnavigation of Ireland to raise awareness of sailing for people with disabilities. Front row: Gary Crothers (skipper of yacht Kind of Blue and committee member of Foyle Sailability. He lost the use of his left arm after a car crash) and Aideen Corr (Kind of Blue crew and Foyle Sailability committee member who has Parkinson’s disease). Back row, from left: Ken Curry (Kind of Blue crew), Luke Farren (Dream Machine crew), George McCormick (Dream Machine skipper), Kim Banks (Aaraura crew) and Vicki Smith (Aaraura crew). Photograph: Trevor McBride

Greencastle, Co Donegal, to raise awareness of sailing for people with disabilities. Four yachts with 44(...)

(...)  Biolite’s new expandable four-in- one lighting kit is for anything from fishing to sailing to camping(...)

Howth YC entry Fusion at the front of the Division 3 fleet off the Kinsale coast on Day Three of the ICRA Sovereigns Cup. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

Fresh winds and clear skies brought champagne sailing conditions to Kinsale for the ICRA Nationals(...)

Andy Williams’ Keronimo from Plymouth shortly before retiring from the first race on day two  of the ICRA Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale. David Branigan/Oceansport

(...), the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta looks set to top the 400-boat mark. The state of the sailing nation(...)