The first ISORA coastal race of 2016 was won by J/109 Ruth (Liam Shanahan). Photograph: David O’Brien.

The only Irish berth undecided for Rio will be finalised next week at the Laser World Championships while at youth level Ireland continue to perform (...)

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(...)

Shane MacCarthy and Andy Davis (left) from Greystones SC won the 2016 GP14 World Championships after a 10-race series in Barbados. Photograph: David O’Brien.

A gold medal, a world title and a title sponsor announcement in Dublin on Thursday wrapped up a fortnight of international dinghy successes that is a (...)

Saskia Tidey and Andrea Brewster will compete in this summer’s Rio Olympics. Photo: Inpho

The Irish sailing team for Rio grew to six on Thursday with the announcement that Ireland is to get a wild card entry in the 49erfx class following th(...)

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 (...)

 Conor Fogerty’s BAM from Howth Yacht Club is class three leader in RORC’s Caribbean 600 Race. Photograph: Tim Wright

A Howth yacht is in a four-way battle this morning for class honours in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600 race. Up to 63 yachts are neari(...)

Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey (foreground) have a six-nation fight for Olympic selection in the 49erfx class next month in Spain. Photo: Brian Carlin.

ISA President David Lovegrove, a past Fireball national champion himself.

World Sailing Youth bronze medallists Douglas Elmes (left) and Colin O’Sullivan of Howth are shortlisted for Irish Youth Sailor of the Year Award. Photo: ISAF

The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has enlarged next month’s national awards ceremony to mark the achievements of Irish sailors, clubs and sailing s(...)

Ichi Ban with Howth Yacht Club’s Gordon Maguire on board was second in IRC class zero in this week’s Sydney-Hobart race. Photograph: Rolex

Howth Yacht Club (HYC) sailors are at the top of their respective inshore and offshore fleets in Australia and Malaysia this weekend. A second in cla(...)

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(...)