French skipper Francis Joyon of France celebrates aboard his Maxi IDEC Trimaran as he arrives in Brest, western France, Monday, June 17, 2013. Joyon broke the North Atlantic solo sailing record, finishing in 5 days, 2 hours, 56 minutes, 10 seconds, more than 16 hours and 34 minutes faster than the previous record. Racing his Maxi IDEC trimaran, the French skipper crossed the finish line at Lizard Point Sunday, June 16 to beat Thomas Coville's five year record. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

As one French trimaran smashes the Transatlantic speed sailing record this week, eight such high speed craft are assembled in Dun Laoghaire this morni(...)

Photographers scramble to get out of the runners’ way at the start of the Belfast Marathon. Photograph:  Alan Lewis/PhotopressBelfast.co.uk

There were a couple of surprises at yesterday’s Belfast City Marathon. The first was that the sun came out and it staye(...)

Annalise Murphy: Two days of light winds in Hyeres exposed weaknesses in her sailing. Photograph: WIlliam West/AFP/GettyImages.

In spite of winning four straight silver fleet races, Annalise Murphy failed to qualify for the gold fleet at the ISAF World Cup in France this(...)