Peter Shearer

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Boats depart Wicklow on the 2014 Round Ireland Race. The next race will have a multihull class for the first time. Photograph: David O’Brien.

Round Ireland Yacht Race organisers have added a multihull class to boost the 2016 race next June. Wicklow Sailing Club has also revealed a giant 70-f(...)

Wicklow farmer David Ryan has chartered a Volvo 70 footer that stands a real chance of beating the course record for the 704-mile Round Ireland Race next month. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Sustained efforts to ensure strong turn-outs for some of the biggest fixtures in the calendar appear to be paying off as the main summer season prepa(...)