Two brothers who set out to circumnavigate Ireland in a 5m open boat (above) in aid of the lifeboat service never anticipated that they would face such wintry weather. Photograph: aluggerroundireland Facebook page.

(...) records, but may be one of the slowest and youngest sailing crews to complete such an adventure, as their(...)

Statoil  recovered from a surprise net loss in the first quarter thanks to a strong performance in its oil refining segment and higher Norwegian oil production

(...) macro fears, Statoil is sailing through with strong operating performance and visible management(...)

Joe Coleman with his daughter Carmel and wife, Annette Coleman, from Tuam, Co Galway at the Galway Races. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...), making the press tent billow like a sailing ship. But as almost always happens at this festival, it was a(...)

Over and out: sailing team suffer spectacular capsize 0:49

Extreme Sailing lived up to its name in Hamburg, Germany as one team suffered a spectacular(...)

Clockwise: Dr James Crew, chairman of the Sanata Clara Valley Medical Centre and Berkeley survivors Niall Murray; Hannah Waters; Aoife Beary; and a recovering  Clodagh Cogley

(...) not want to be individually identified. ‘Not plain sailing’ “There were occasions where the kids were(...)

Volvo Ocean Race extravaganza attracted up to 500,000 visitors to Galway during the nine-day festival.

(...) and sailing enthusiasts John Killeen and Enda O’Coineen. The finale of the global sailing event was(...)

SkySails kite technology can make big savings in energy costs for long-haul cargo ships

(...)’t have to do all the sailing,” O’Halloran says. “We could see this being used for observation in Bosnia(...)

‘The tulip lady’: Welsh-born writer and author Anna Pavord

(...) sailing barge tethered to the banks of the Thames, she was already gardening – or at least trying to(...)

Gulets, traditional twin-masted schooners, above, are the perfect way to explore the coast of Anatolia in  Turkey

(...) with tourists for sailing holidays. Although constructed with a gaff and foresails, they mostly operate(...)

Henry Shefflin of Kilkenny gets by Galway full back Kevin Hynes and centre back Tony Ó Regan during the 2012 All-Ireland Senior Hurling final at Croke Park, which was won by Kilkenny after a replay. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Carey and John Power only to see Denis Byrne send 0-8, five from play, sailing over from the wing(...)