Kerry yachtsman Damian Foxall is competing on MOD70 trimaran Oman Sail with Sidney Gavignet.

When it comes to bucket lists and sailing, distance races such as the Fastnet, Sydney to Hobart and Newport to Bermuda are often cited as “must-do” e(...)

 The Irish Cruiser Racing Association team, comprising the crews of Antix, Catapult and Quokka 8, winners of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup at Cowes. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After a week of light winds and a mix of inshore and offshore racing, Ireland’s team of three boats lifted the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup on Sat(...)

 The start of race four with Ireland’s Antix in a clear position in the middle of the fleet on the fifth day of racing in the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup at Cowes. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Ireland’s Commodores’ Cup team emerged from yesterday’s three races with a commanding 99.5-point lead after a tricky day on The Solent in light winds (...)

Competitors jockey for position  in the Laser European and World Sailing Championships at Dun Laoghaire last summer.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The outcome of the board of the Irish Sailing Association’s focus on the structures and delivery of the sport is expected soon – perhaps in a matter (...)

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 (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Robert O’Leary helming Jeroboam (left) to the overall lead of the J109 EuroCup in the first race at Cork Week 2010 in Crosshaven. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Small is beautiful has become the new byword for one of the world’s best known sailing regattas this week.For more than a decade, the drive out to Cr(...)

Wicklow Head lighthouse is the first major headland shortly after the start of the 704-mile Round Ireland Race, which gets under way tomorrow off Wicklow Harbour at 2pm. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

In spite of a fresh north-east breeze forecast for tomorrow’s Round Ireland Race start, light winds later in the 704-mile course may put a new course(...)

Light airs and dead calms at times on Dublin Bay yesterday challenged the 115-boat fleet in the Teng Tools ICRA National Championships hosted by the R(...)