Aoife Hopkins

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Eamon Crosbie’s Discovery 55 Pamela has returned to port in Gran Canaria. Photograph: David O’Brien

A new wave of Irish offshore sailing campaigns went on show in Dublin this week when four separate round-the-world campaigns set out their next ocean-(...)

 Pat Kelly’s Storm from Rush Sailing Club will defend its J109 Irish title on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish Sailing’s All Ireland Championships – an event that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year – sets sail in GP14 dinghies on Saturday at Mulli(...)

Olympic medalist Annalise Murphy competing on her foiling Moth class dinghy at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the next Olympic Games in Japan still three years away, Ireland’s Annalise Murphy is being trialled as a crew-member in the forthcoming Volvo Oc(...)

Annalise Murphy proved she can master all conditions as she sailed to an Olympic silver medal in Rio. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Easily Ireland’s most famous sailor after Saint Brendan the Navigator, Annalise Murphy shares a thing or two with the ancient mariner, not least a tou(...)

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(...)

A total of eight Irish titles will be decided by the expected 80-boat fleet competing at the ICRA National Championships 2016 at Howth Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

Light airs look set to dominate at least the opening day of the annual Irish Cruiser Racing Association annual championships at Howth Yacht Club. The(...)

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(...)

World Sailing Youth bronze medallists Douglas Elmes (left) and Colin O’Sullivan of Howth are shortlisted for Irish Youth Sailor of the Year Award. Photo: ISAF

The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has enlarged next month’s national awards ceremony to mark the achievements of Irish sailors, clubs and sailing s(...)

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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