Irish double-Olympian Peter O’Leary (centre) trimming the gennaker on Catapult on the fourth day of racing in the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup at Cowes. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

The summer conditions on the south coast of Britain are playing havoc with the racing schedule for the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup as light winds (...)

A Grimaldi lines ship sails in front of the cruise liner Costa Concordia during the refloat operation at Giglio Island. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/ Reuters 1:29

Genoa, sailing along at the ultra-slow pace of 2.5 knots per hour and due to pull into the port of Genoa(...)

 The Astrid ran up on rocks on a lee shore en route from Oysterhaven to Kinsale, Co Cork, last July 24th. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

(...) part of an EU Youth in Action programme sailing from Southampton to Cherbourg via Kinsale. Interim(...)

Team Ireland captain Anthony O’Leary on Antix passing the famous Needles lightouse shortly after the start of the 118-nautical mile offshore race on the second day of racing in the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup at Cowes. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

An overnight shutdown of wind on the English Channel was expected to throw the standings in the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup into disarray on Tuesd(...)

 Bord na Mona CEO Gabriel D’Arcy (left) and chairman John Horgan at the release of the annual report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Britain, including an inland sailing school and a fisheries centre.The project would create up to 1(...)

Tsar Nicholas II with Russian troops, who kneel in homage around 1910. The Peterburgski Listok newspaper reported on a visit to the tsar by France’s president Raymond Poincaré days before the outbreak in 1914 of the first World War. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

(...), they’re sailing in!”“Hurrah, music, the Marseillaise!” By now the silhouette of a French ship could be(...)

Two short inshore courses on The Solent saw Ireland take the overnight lead of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup at Cowes.Team captain Anthony O’Lea(...)

A view of the  works to refloat the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship off the coast of Giglio Island, Italy. The Concordia’s eagerly awaited departure from Giglio now seems set for Tuesday rather than tomorrow.  Photograph: Claudio Giovanni/EPA 1:22

Genoa. Ideally, he would leave the island by sailing directly north but weather conditions may urge him(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan celebrates scoring a goal against Meath in the Leinster football final in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

(...) were up 1-6 to 0-2, and already sailing.There was some controversy when Meath had a goal called back on(...)

Fog on Dublin Bay led to today’s racing being abandoned.

(...) sailing success for the Munster club, McCann’s 18-year-old club mate Seafra Guilfoyle winning silver at(...)