Bad Company, X-Rated and Maximus in action competing in Class 2  at the O’Leary Life Sovereign’s Cup 2019 organised by Kinsale  Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Solid conditions greeted the 95-strong fleet of the O’Leary Life Sovereign’s Cup off the Old Head of Kinsale on Wednesday as the four-day series deliv(...)

 Irish Laser sailor Sean Craig of the Royal St George Yacht Club racing downwind on Dublin Bay, the venue for September’s Laser World Master Championships. Photograph: David O’Brien

The fortunes of Dublin’s Laser dinghy fleet are on the rise as the prospect of international competition on home waters breathes new life into the sin(...)

A man has been questioned at Bray Garda station (above) in relation to an incident in Kilcoole Co Wicklow over the weekend in which a girl (17) was seriously injured.

A man has been arrested following a hit-and-run in Wicklow on Saturday which left a 17-year-old girl in a critical condition. The teenage girl was st(...)

 Pat Kelly’s Storm from Rush Sailing Club will defend its J109 Irish title on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish Sailing’s All Ireland Championships – an event that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year – sets sail in GP14 dinghies on Saturday at Mulli(...)

Annalise Murphy is the Laser Radial nominee for the All-Ireland championships

An Olympic silver medallist and a world champion will add extra spice to the All-Ireland Sailing Championships the weekend after next in Cork Harbour.(...)

Irish interest  in the 64-boat Round Ireland race will   focus on Volvo Ocean Race winners Damian Foxall (above) and Justin Slattery, who  will be racing on Musandam-Oman and Phaedo3

Three Multi-One-Design (MOD) 70s, and the maxi-yacht Rambler 88 have added extra spice to a record-breaking 64-boat Volvo Round Ireland fleet that st(...)

Derek Paine, Greystones boat builder and collector of photographs. Photograph: Jack Clarke

Derek Paine, who has died aged 84, led a life intimately and devotedly connected to the sea and to the community in which he lived. He was a renowned (...)

 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(...)

The Taste of Greystones Regatta is now in its third year. Photograph: David O’Brien.

There’s little evidence of recession at Ireland’s newest keelboat sailing centre where this weekend’s Taste Of Greystones Sailing Regatta has attract(...)

Rescue services in Killyleagh where a major incident was declared after a large number of boats capsized in stormy seas during the GP14 world championships. Photograph: Presseye

“It might have looked very dramatic from shore, with boats enveloped in squalls of wind and rain, thunder and lightning and even hailstones . . . but (...)