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(...)

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 (...)

Annalise Murphy has won the Irish Sailing Association selection for Rio after a three event trial that concluded in Mexico on Wednesday. Photograph: Naoise Culhane.

Annalise Murphy (25) will make another bid for Olympic glory this summer after winning the Irish selection trials in the Laser Radial dinghy in Mexic(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern competing in the 49er skiff event at the Princesa Sofía Regatta where they are in joint first overall with up to four races remaining. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

As the Princesa Sofía Regatta for Olympic classes draws to a close on the Bay of Palma, future hopefuls are underway at Howth Yacht Club for the annu(...)

Competitors at the European Lazer Championships in Gran Canaria.

An emphatic gold fleet performance kept Finn Lynch’s Rio ambitions alive at this month’s European Laser Championships in Gran Canaria but money – or (...)

Liam Shanahan, 2015 Sailor of the Year, with his daughter Alice (left) and wife Ruth. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Corinthian values and amateur sport were credited by Liam Shanahan as he won the overall Afloat Sailor of the Year accolade at the annual Irish Saili(...)

Finn Lynch leads the mens Irish Olympic Laser trial at the Copa Brasil De Vela regatta

National Yacht Club (NYC) sailors from Dun Laoghaire lead both the men’s and women’s Irish Olympic Laser trials in Rio as the first of three races pa(...)

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