Colm Barrington: “It’s great to see all the young people coming through and competing at international events on the continent and around the world.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After 12 years in the role, Colm Barrington has formally stepped down as chairman of Irish Sailing’s Olympic Steering Group (OSG). Previously known f(...)

49er skiff helm Robert Dickson from Howth Yacht Club with crew Seán Waddilove from Skerries Sailing Club at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus in August. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After a busy summer season for Ireland’s Olympic sailing hopefuls, strong results tinged with financial reality have resulted in a rollercoaster ride (...)

Conor Clarke-skippered Embarr in action during the  74-boat Melges 24 World Championships in Miami, Florida.

A sole Irish sportsboat maintains its lead into the final stages of the 74-boat Melges 24 World Championships in Miami, Florida. The Conor Clarke-sk(...)

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 (...)