The Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta has  a record entry of more than 500 boats. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With an unexpectedly fresh but welcome northwesterly wind, the 500-boat Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta breezed towards its halfway mark with clear leader(...)

The coastal fleet getting racing under way on the opening day of the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Light airs led to a problematic start to the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta in Dublin Bay on Thursday, but Ireland’s biggest sailing regatta is under way(...)

Norbert Reilly’s Crazy Horse from Howth on the second day of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association national championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A shift in priorities for the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) will be evident at next month’s annual conference in Limerick as sailing comes t(...)

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(...)

 Nigel Biggs’ new C&C30 debuts in Ireland at next week’s Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta

Reigning Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) Champion skipper Nigel Biggs returns to Dublin Bay next week for this season’s biggest regatta in a new b(...)