Rob McConnell’s Fool’s Gold from Waterford Harbour Sailing Club was confirmed the overall winner of the O’Leary Life Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A four-day series marked by near Mediterranean-like conditions for the most part saw Waterford’s Rob McConnell lift the overall O’Leary Life Sovereig(...)

Defending champion Anthony O’Leary (centre) helming to his second ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship win in Dublin Bay. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

In a full series sailed in building breeze on Dublin Bay, Anthony O’Leary retained his ISA All-Ireland Sailing championship title at the National Yach(...)

In the end, it was a regatta of two halves, the first with more wind than many were accustomed to and the second, well, that was somewhat more familia(...)

Howth YC entry Fusion at the front of the Division 3 fleet off the Kinsale coast on Day Three of the ICRA Sovereigns Cup. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

Fresh winds and clear skies brought champagne sailing conditions to Kinsale for the ICRA Nationals Sovereigns Cup though the bubbly stuff was far fro(...)

Andy Williams’ Keronimo from Plymouth shortly before retiring from the first race on day two  of the ICRA Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale. David Branigan/Oceansport

A turnout of 109 entries at this week’s ICRA National Championship and Sovereigns Cup marks a healthy 15 per cent increase in fleet size compared to t(...)

Competitors with their Spinnakers up  in the opening race of the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta on the North Course. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Glorious conditions, tempered only by a lack of significant breeze on Dublin Bay, marked the start of the four-day Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta yesterd(...)

Martin Breen’s Reflex 38 is planning an intensive 2013 season as the Discover Ireland Team flying the colours for The Gathering at key events in Irish and UK waters.

A mini-revival of sorts appears to be well underway in a sector of Irish sailing which just a few years ago seemed set for extinction. Offshore(...)