Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy (left) congratulates gold medal winner Marit Boumeester of Holland after the Laser Radial Medal race in Rio. Photo: World Sailing

December has turned out to be a busy month for Ireland’s top Laser Radial sailors. This morning two youths go in search of a fourth world sailing m(...)

Wicklow yacht Another Adventure (Darragh Cafferky) from Greystones is one of 54 boats that competed in the Irish Sea Offshore (ISORA) series. Photograph: David O’Brien

As a band of Irish Sea sailors prepare for a 630-mile marathon in the Mediterranean tomorrow, at home offshore aficionados have surveyed crews after (...)

Pat Kelly’s Storm of Rush Sailing Club is the 2016 J109 National Champion. Photograph: David O’Brien

Some big names lost out early in last Sunday’s ISA All Ireland Sailing Championships and after the exit of defending champion Anthony O’Leary, even An(...)

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.(...)

Annalise Murphy: “Every morning I wake up, I feel like I just dreamt about it”. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

You’d be reluctant enough to dial Annalise Murphy’s number for fear you’d disturb her, the assumption being that she’s relaxing on a beach in some fa(...)

Liam Shanahan’s Ruth from the National Yacht Club can make it a hat-trick of ISORA victories in Saturday’s final race of the season from Pwllheli in North Wales to Dún Laoghaire

Any one of four yachts can be crowned 2016 Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association (ISORA) champion tomorrow, with Dublin Bay’s Liam Shanahan starting (...)

Annalise Murphy and Capt Con Murphy at the naming of the 77 ASL Aviation aircraft. Photograph: David O’Shea

Not long after her glorious homecoming with Olympic silver, attention began to switch to the other part of Annalise Murphy’s triumphant sailing story (...)

Annalise Murphy of Ireland sails in the women’s Laser Radials at the Marina da Gloria on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

After four years of light air preparations, there was some irony that it was a near gale force wind and not Rio’s predicted zephyrs that swept Annalis(...)

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(...)

Finn Lynch on his way to winning the Irish mens’ Laser nomination in Mexico this week.

An Olympic campaign aimed at Tokyo 2020 paid an early dividend on Wednesday when rising star Finn Lynch (20) stunned selectors by winning the Irish O(...)

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