The dinghy class is far from past its sell-by date and up to 50 boats are still actively sailed. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A small piece of Irish sailing history will be celebrated this weekend when a 14-foot dinghy will be fondly remembered for its role in kick-starting t(...)

Racing on Dublin Bay in sight of the ISA head-quarters, where a root and branch review is likely to lead to major changes in Irish sailing’s governing body. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the organisation of Irish sailing in the spotlight following publication of the Strategic Review Group report, planning is underway for a major s(...)

Sailing in Cork, where double Olympian John Somers Payne was a doyen of sailing. Photograph:  David Brannigan/ Oceansport

John Somers Payne, a double Olympian and doyen of Cork Harbour sailing, died yesterday, aged 87. Payne, a member of a well-known Munster(...)