Annalise Murphy has won the Irish Sailing Association selection for Rio after a three event trial that concluded in Mexico on Wednesday. Photograph: Naoise Culhane.

Annalise Murphy (25) will make another bid for Olympic glory this summer after winning the Irish selection trials in the Laser Radial dinghy in Mexic(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern competing in the 49er skiff event at the Princesa Sofía Regatta where they are in joint first overall with up to four races remaining. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

As the Princesa Sofía Regatta for Olympic classes draws to a close on the Bay of Palma, future hopefuls are underway at Howth Yacht Club for the annu(...)

Competitors at the European Lazer Championships in Gran Canaria.

An emphatic gold fleet performance kept Finn Lynch’s Rio ambitions alive at this month’s European Laser Championships in Gran Canaria but money – or (...)

Liam Shanahan, 2015 Sailor of the Year, with his daughter Alice (left) and wife Ruth. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Corinthian values and amateur sport were credited by Liam Shanahan as he won the overall Afloat Sailor of the Year accolade at the annual Irish Saili(...)

Finn Lynch leads the mens Irish Olympic Laser trial at the Copa Brasil De Vela regatta

National Yacht Club (NYC) sailors from Dun Laoghaire lead both the men’s and women’s Irish Olympic Laser trials in Rio as the first of three races pa(...)

Boats depart Wicklow at the start of the 2014 Round Ireland race. The 2016 race will set sail on June 18th next year. Photograph: David O’Brien.

Dún Laoghaire’s Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey’s made the gold fleet cut at the 49erfx World Championships in Argentina on Wednesday, heightening e(...)

Howth Yacht club will welcome six National 18-footers on the weekend of November 7th/8th.   Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

Dinghy classes that come and go in popularity always seem to hold their following according to the effort of the generation of the organisers behind t(...)

Annalise Murphy is competing at the Semaine Olympique Française this week in La Rochelle, France.

There may yet be a false dawn for Ireland’s Laser Radial Rio Olympic trial prospects because high campaign costs are a turn-off for several school gi(...)

Solo sailor Thomas Dolan from Co Meath.

Co Meath’s Thomas Dolan lies in the top half of the Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe fleet after Sunday’s start from Douarnenez, France. The solo roo(...)

A fleet of 32 Flying Fifteen keelboats will contest the Irish Championships this afternoon. Photo: David O’Brien

This afternoon’s first race of the Irish Flying Fifteen National Championships is a shot in the arm for one design class as the 32-boat fleet gathere(...)