The Beatyard festival in Dún Laoghaire, August 1st. Photograph: facebook.com/thebeatyard

(...) dressing for the occasion with sailing hats and naval gear. Ever since the Festival of World Cultures was(...)

 ‘My second suggestion is that walking the pier in Dún Laoghaire becomes one of the top 10 tourist attractions for all visitors to Dublin.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

(...); not to mention the disruption to the very active sailing and boating communities that use the harbour(...)

(...) water below there are serious-looking sailing teams motoring back into the harbour. The sun is sinking(...)

(...) given it’s shatterproof, waterproof and floats, it’s an option for sailing and camping too. This is the(...)

The beach in Paris along the Seine between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully

(...) – along the Seine (between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully), paddle boating and sailing in the Bassin de(...)

The Portisham at Balbriggan Harbour. Photograph: Geolocation.ws

(...) and Pembroke before sailing to Dublin Port. He eventually ended up in Balbriggan Harbour in October(...)

Garbage floats in the polluted Cunha canal which flows into the notoriously polluted Guanabara Bay, site of sailing events for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Rio government promised to clean 80 percent of pollution and waste from the bay in time for the games but admits that goal now is unlikely to be reached. Photo: Getty Images

(...) water being used for rowing, sailing, wind surfing, triathlon and open-water swimming. The tests(...)

Annalise Murphy in action at the London Games in 2012, where she secured Ireland’s top Olympic sailing result in 30 years. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

Murphy as one of “Ireland’s great hopes” for 2016 but there is concern in sailing circles about mounting(...)

The Makayabella after her seizure by Irish Naval service.

(...),000 to an Irish sailing enthusiast who wishes to remain anonymous. The Makayabella was purchased by Cork(...)

IOC president Thomas Bach had admitted organisers face a seriou challege clearing the sailing venue for Rio 2016. Photograph: Getty

(...) bay where the sailing competitions will be held, the IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted. Sailors(...)