Multiple ICRA champion J109 Joker II (John Maybury) from Dublin Bay looks set to contest both the ICRA nationals and IRC European championships at this July’s Cork Week regatta. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish boats do not now have to choose between the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) national championships or IRC European championships thanks (...)

Annalise Murphy competing at the Australian Laser Radial National Championships in Melbourne. Photograph: John West/Sail Melbourne

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy marked her return to the Laser Radial with some reliable performances at the Australian National Championship(...)

The Royal Cork Yacht Club will celebrate its tricentenary in 2020 as the oldest yacht club in the world and is expecting to welcome a bumper fleet of international visiting boats and crews in July. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Two stand-out events in the 2020 calendar are set to capture the interest of sailors nationwide with Royal Cork Yacht Club’s tricentenary celebrations(...)

  Entry has opened for what is expected to be a bumper Cork Week 2020 regatta next July to celebrate Royal Cork Yacht Club’s tricentenary Photo: Bob Bateman

Two separate announcements by royal yacht clubs this week herald a bumper 24 months of yacht racing for the south coast of Ireland as Cork Week Regatt(...)

Colin Morehead, chair of Cork300, Prince Albert II, and Pat Farnan, admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

Never short of the right connections, Royal Cork Yacht Club’s 300th celebrations have got a boost with the royal seal of approval from not one but two(...)

 Michael O’Connor (right), with crew Davy Taylor,  emerged overall winner of the coveted ‘champion of champion’ title at the  All-Ireland Sailing Championship at Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Following a breezy seven race series, Michael O’Connor of the SB20 Sportsboat class emerged overall winner of the annual All-Ireland Sailing Champions(...)

There will be a special race from Cowes to Crosshaven with the winner collecting a trophy donated by  Prince Charles. File photograph: Rolex/Daniel Forster.

The 300th anniversary of the oldest yacht club in the world, located in Co Cork, is expected to attract thousands of visitors to its series of celebra(...)

Ted Crosbie: ‘Baltimore RNLI were at sea for 24 hours, rescuing yacht after yacht.’ Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Ted Crosbie, former chief executive of Examiner Publications and a keen sailor, recalls the moment 40 years ago when he decided to abandon plans to wa(...)

James Dwyer Matthews from Cork leading the opening race of the Optimist class trials at the Irish Sailing Youth Nationals at the  Royal Cork Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Carlow Olympian Finn Lynch makes a fitting contrast walking across the dinghy park at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven this week. Fresh from (...)

Robert Dickson (Howth YC) and Sean Waddilove (Skerries SC)  competing during the Hempel Sailing World Championships at Aarhus, Denmark.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After months of speculation, the 2018 Volvo Irish Sailor of the Year award has been jointly won by the 49er skiff under-23 world champions Robert Dic(...)

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