John Treanor’s new Grand Soleil 34-foot “Justtina” will be an entry in next year’s growing ISORA series from Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Offshore sailing is set to continue its rise next year on Dublin Bay with the publication of an ambitious 16-race 2019 calendar. However, Irish Sea Of(...)

Checkmate XV	owned by David Cullen racing at Wave Regatta 2018. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After a season of wins at home and abroad, Checkmate XV, skippered by Howth Yacht Club’s David Cullen emerged as Boat of the Year at the Irish Cruise(...)

Part of the record-breaking 43-boat Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race fleet expected at the County Kerry finish line on Friday evening. Photo: David O’Brien

After 24 hours at sea, one third of the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle (D2D) Race fleet retired due to big seas on the south coast but not before the Nation(...)

Michael Cotter’s Whisper from the Royal St George Yacht Club set a course record in the 2009 Dún Laoghaire to Dingle Race. Photograph: David O’Brien.

The National Yacht Club (NYC) has sought Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) recognition for its biennial Dún Laoghaire to Dingle Race, a move that promote(...)

Conor Fogerty’s Sunfast 3200 BAM  will compete in a single-handed capacity in the 2017 Transatlantic Ostar Race in May.

Ireland looks set for another buoyant offshore sailing season with announcements this week of two separate transatlantic solo campaigns while in New (...)